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“That which is measured improves. That which is measured and reported improves exponentially.”
—Karl Pearson

Monitoring numbers is nothing new for most dairy farmers. Many have had key performance indicators (KPIs) in place for years.

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Pounds of milkfat and milk protein shipped, also known as milk component yield (MCY), accounts for more than 75% of the milk check. With milk volume supply constraints in play, maximizing MCY has never been more important.

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The goal of any forage program for a dairy is to grow and harvest the highest-quality feed for the cows.

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The value of a forage report comes from its analysis and the actions taken by the farm thereafter.

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Obviously, the right nutrition has a significant impact on the health of your herd. But delivering those nutrients consistently every time can play a large role in whether cows are productive and healthy.

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Feed mixing and delivery is one of the most important activities on the dairy. Mixing and feeding a total mixed ration (TMR) is a multiple-times-per-day activity. Doing this job accurately and consistently time and time again, batch after batch and day after day is critical to production (volume and components), animal health and overall farm economics.

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