Sessions Tagged With 'feed management'

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Linking Feed Management to Whole Farm Nutrient Management

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Andrea Watson, Joe Harrison, Brian Richert

Nutrients in feed is the primary source of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium that is imported to livestock and poultry farms. This month’s webcast will highlight a decision aid tool that follows the nutrients in feed all the way to the land application of manure for crop...

Forage Fermentation: How to Make Good Silage

Monday, February 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Dr. Limin Kung, Professor of Animal Science at University of DelawareWith so many variables affecting the quality of silage, it can be difficult to manage the fermentation process to produce an optimal feed. Dr. Kung will cover: the general factors which affect...

Managing TMR Variability

Monday, December 5, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Dr. Tom Oelberg, Diamond V Dr. Tom Oelberg will discuss managing TMR variability through the use of TMR audits. He will cover what a TMR audit is, as well as factors that affect TMR consistency such as bunker face management, overfilling, under-processing of hay,...

Handling High Commodity Prices

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT

Dr. Normand St-Pierre will discuss how to control feed costs using various methods. These methods include: getting the full value of forage crops, purchasing ingredients that are favorably priced, inventory management, producing things that you are being paid for, managing the...