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Economics of Heat Stress: Implications for Management

Monday, April 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Albert De Vries

Heat stress costs the American dairy industry approximately 1 billion dollars annually in production losses. Understanding the economic consequences of employing various strategies to reduce the effects of heat stress and how this affects the dairy farm’s profitability is...

Economics of Using and Transporting Manure

Friday, November 18, 2011 at 1:30 pm EST

Transporting manure nutrients out of and using manure in vulnerable watersheds, such as the Chesapeake Bay and the Illinois River basin, has become an issue receiving increased national attention. Researchers have studied sustainable use of manure in these watersheds and...