Planning dairy operation feeding systems for expansion

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: B. Lang/Dairy Production Systems Program Lead/OMAFRA When planning an expansion of a dairy farm...

Utilization of wheat-based distillers in grains as a feed for lactating dairy cows

Source: University of Alberta, Masahito Oba Funding Partners: ALMA, U of A Background: Western Canadian dried distillers grains with soluble (DDGS) production is currently produced from a...

Winter Wheat – what to consider for a successful crop

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Winter wheat is one option to consider when planning a winter cereal field, but there are many factors to think...

Feeding Fat to Dairy Cows

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Fat contains over two times the amount of energy found in grain. This makes it a very good energy...

Variability of nutrient content in feed ingredients – What effect it has on nutrient...

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Ron Lackey- Feed Ingredients and By-products Specialist/OMAFRA Environmental Importance Of Nutritional Strategies Adopting nutritional strategies to...

New approach to feeding cows benefits both farmers and the environment

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada In milk production, economic and environmental benefits can go hand in hand. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Sherbrooke Research and Development...

Nutritional approaches to maximize milk fat production

Source: Dairy Research and Extension Consortium of Alberta Why is this important? Feeding more grain in the rations of lactating dairy cows may be an effective approach...

Hulless barley in dairy diets

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives The release of a new variety, Falcon, is generating considerable interest in hulless barley this spring. Falcon, a variety...

Nutrient testing

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Greg Simpson - Swine Nutritionist/OMAFRA Introduction There are many factors that determine if, and...

New cattle feed supplement has methane falling and optimism rising!

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Beef and dairy farmers around the world are looking for ways to reduce methane emissions from their herds to reduce...
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