// Provide alternate content for browsers that do not support scripting // or for those that have scripting disabled. Alternate HTML content should be placed here. This content requires the Adobe Flash Player.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of PD0712_NW
Serving Dairymen Nationwide | May 1, 2012 | Vol. 26 No. 7
Healthy calves mean healthy profits!
It’s spring: Why talk about pumpkins and politics?
A good scale is your insurance policy
government price, production and
YOUR COMPLETE SOURCE
MARKET WATCH FEED
WHEAT MIDDLINGS A BARGAIN
zone. T e national Cow-Jones II – an
TOTAL U.S. MILK PRODUCTION UP 5.2 PERCENT
TOTAL DAIRY EXPORTS AHEAD of LAST YEAR
Show us your pride: Participate in the June Dairy Month photo contest
Should I respond?
PD IN FOCUS
Lely plans on locally sourcing the
9500 “Crop Max” Spreader
Lincoln’s ‘People’s Department’ 150 years later
Lincoln’s ‘People’s Department’ 150 years later, cont’d from page 25
is researching ways to increase milk
THE FIRST 12 WEEKS, CALVES
You can always do nothing
A rise in the popularity of put options
GuestWorkers Guest Workers Guest Workers Guest Wo
LET THE CHIPS FALL
Do you like alphabet soup?
Do you like alphabet soup? cont’d from page 35
Conference tells animal
Traveling road show targets heat stress
T e presenters spoke on the
NEW LABEL. PREMIUM PROTECTION.
Dairies plant agritourism seeds with pumpkin patches
Two other working dairy farms with pumpkin patches are Stoner’s Dairy Farm in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania,
Natural heats come with natural consequences too, cont’d from page 47
Presynch/Ovsynch: Simple fi xes, major improvements
producing CL. Seven days later, at
Genetic road map: Which direction are you heading? cont’d from page 1
Thank you Cow Palace Dairy for
Genetic road map: Which direction are you heading? cont’d from page 2
Sire selection impacts early lactation losses
Six steps to properly clean, sanitize calf feeding equipment
Feeding management strategies for growing heifers
How does calf feeding relate to a bank account?
Calves are born with an empty bank account of immunoglobulins. When we
Intensifi ed feeding programs: Are they worth the cost?
The economic advantage of accelerated growth programs could
On the Edge of Common Sense
The View from Here
small building. Our fi nal visit was to
Idaho loses one of its great dairy leaders
But they’ll say, it’s all right. Seasonal formulations of milk
Ultrasound can offer a wealth of new, helpful information
Keep heifer reproduction on track with these helpful hints
are to the target height. Regroup as
Does genomics really work?
Producers share calf housing styles at PDPW conference
Producers share calf housing styles at PDPW conference, cont’d from page 58
Sweating the small stuff in colostrum management
Sweating the small stuff in colostrum management, cont’d from page 61
Ask a dairy cow which DDGS she prefers and she’ll likely say,
The ‘4-4-4’ rule revisited
The next step in BRD management
Work with your veterinarian to develop vaccination protocols and
The next step in BRD
Base growth management on average daily gain, cost per day
metabolizable protein can result in
Get heifers bred faster in a variety of ways
Hot weather ... at calving
Setting the right feeding program for your calves
©BIGFOOT 4X4 inc.
Setting the right feeding program for your calves,
Breeders’ Circle, cont’d from page 78
Just dropping by ...
SCRAPE YOUR DAIRY WITH
Analaine’s Home Cooking
Improving diesel fuel effi ciency
Written and illustrated
57th South Dakota Dairy Princess
The Milk House
Jamie P. Jarrett
dairies are located in Branford and
Industry news, cont’d from page 95
PD NEW PRODUCTS
A D V ERTIS ERS ’ IND E X
On the Edge of Common Sense
Still puzzled by rubber fl ooring?