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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of PD1211_MW
Serving Dairymen Nationwide | August 11, 2011 | Vol. 25 No. 12
Still puzzled by rubber fl ooring?
Too young to remember raw milk?
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In the news, cont’d from page 5
Issue 12 • August 11, 2011
MARKET WATCH FEED
LATEST cORN crop reports
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GLOBAL DAIRY PRODUCT PRICES HAVE DECLINED
Dairy producer input needed
How farmers vacation
Avoiding old wars
Illustration by Mercedes Opheim.
Dairy policy faces signifi cant change as older policies are challenged by today’s dairy
Now in its sixth year, El Lechero is the leading tool dairy teams use to communicate important ideas that affect all aspects of working together.
Protocol compliance is the dairy owner’s responsibility
If you’ve worked with both your veterinarian and your herdsmen to write out the treatment protocols, you are
They’re your employees, you picked them!
Big questions, big revelations for peer group
Big questions, big revelations on the road to better marketing, cont’d from page 27
Technology can lower costs of production
Once SQ is the most complete respiratory protection available,
Minnesota dairy farm performance in 2010
Minnesota dairy farm performance in 2010, cont’d from page 31
Debt reduction strategies for progressive dairies
While there certainly may be circumstances in which an operator would prioritize debt
Survival tips during diffi cult economic times
WORLD DAIRY EXPO BOOTHS 6302 AND 6303
RESIDUES ARE A BLACK EYE
Healthy cows work harder.
Weston A. Price Foundation members rally for raw milk
Organic, raw milk producer: ‘Dead dairy is dying’
Raw milk may pose health risk
✓ Why has Dairy Farmers
Producer questions answered at NMPF Grassroots Meeting
farmers to support a program
Producer questions answered at NMPF Grassroots Meeting, cont’d from page 49
Immigration Immigration Immigration Immigration Immigr
3 Open Minutes with Jaime Castaneda, cont’d from page 51
Mr. Chairman, legalize the dreamers, cont’d from page 53
A new line of function-specific
Cows are treated like royalty in unique barn design
TOP LEFT: Doug Boots says his cows have no problem climbing up a small hill to
Cows are treated like royalty in unique barn design, cont’d from page 57
Do banks want to lend to me?
Do banks want to lend to me? cont’d from page 59
Reducing uncertainty, reaping the rewards of expansion
Reducing uncertainty, reaping the rewards of expansion projects, cont’d from page 61
Success in business planning requires discussion
Something BIG is coming to
Success in business planning requires discussion,
Success in business
For longevity, design a CIP system right from the start
For longevity, design a CIP system right from the start,
Construction materials for milking parlors
of ¼-inch per foot. T e operator
Construction materials for milking parlors, cont’d from page 71
East Coast girl pursues learning opportunity in Southwest
additional educational opportunities
Rethink your dairy cow mortality rates and their cost
Rethink your dairy cow mortality rates and their cost, cont’d from page 79
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GOOD LUCK FINDING
Electrolytes: The role of water in acid-base regulation
Electrolytes: The role of water in acid-base regulation, cont’d from page 83
Quality Nutrition For A Healthy Herd!
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LOW LEASE RATES ON TOP
• Bunker Covers 5 & 6 Mil
IFA Roller Grinder
Analaine’s Home Cooking
The Milk House
Know your air conditioning system basics
Written and illustrated
PD INDUSTRY NEWS
Champion Standard Corn Silage, and
Industry news, cont’d from page 97
stimulate growth or production.
PD NEW PRODUCTS
PD LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Letters to the editor, cont’d from page 101
2011 Summer Dairy Interns
Joel W. Pankowski
A & L Laboratories Inc.
On the Edge of Common Sense
Select Sires Inc.