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FEED & NUTRITION

Learn about all aspects of the dairy cow ration, from harvest to storage and balancing additives to forage supplementation.

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If you aren’t yet familiar with balancing dairy rations for amino acids, you will soon be learning quite a bit about this newer nutrition strategy.

That’s because amino acid balancing has the potential to improve milk component and milk production, improve protein utilization and lessen dairy’s environmental impact.

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While enjoying the mild Canadian winter, the last thing on a producer’s mind is the threat of mycotoxins on their farms.

But an early and unseasonal increase in temperature gives mould growth and its subsequent mycotoxin formations an ideal environment in storage facilities.

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There are many different qualities of forage seed available on the market, so it is important to buy good-quality forage seed to make forage-based farming successful from the beginning.

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Ensiling forages, an age-old process, comes with both unavoidable and avoidable losses of nutrients.

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Corn growers are constantly looking for ways to maximize profit. Planter condition is one of the most controllable variables that influence profitability.

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Excellent-quality hay has a high nutritive value and animal intake. Hay quality can differ widely within a single species grown in the same location due to management.

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