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Dairy Focus: The Basics of Corn Silage   ( 2014-09-15 )
Whole-plant moisture content should be the trigger for when to harvest corn silage.
Dairy Focus: Meeting Set on Dairy Portion of Farm Bill   ( 2014-08-29 )
The dairy Margin Protection Program sign-up for 2015 runs from Sept. 2 to Nov. 28, 2014.
Dairy Focus: Will 2014 be a Dairy Industry Year to Remember?   ( 2014-04-08 )
The new farm bill represents a large shift in U.S. dairy policy.
Dairy Focus: N.D. Has Rich Dairy History   ( 2014-03-26 )
Share your memories and photos of North Dakota’s dairy history.
Dairy Focus: Spring Thaw Can Contribute to Feed Waste   ( 2014-03-12 )
Spoilage will increase as temperatures rise.
Dairy Focus: Farming a Highly Technical Business   ( 2014-01-10 )
A section of the Precision Agriculture Action Summit will focus on livestock-related technology.
Dairy Focus: Let it Snow   ( 2013-12-19 )
Calves require extra energy when the temperature drops.
Dairy Focus: Reducing Feed Waste Begins at Harvest   ( 2013-08-19 )
Adequate silage density will reduce dry-matter losses.
Dairy Focus: Corn Silage Processing Becoming More Popular   ( 2013-08-08 )
Processing corn silage can be advantageous for a dairy operation.
Dairy Focus: Reduce Feed Bunk Shrink to Improve Profitability and Feed Efficiency   ( 2013-06-14 )
Feed shrinkage can be costly.
Dairy Focus: Milk Pricing   ( 2013-06-03 )
Dairy prices are based on a number of factors.
Dairy Focus: Reducing Shrink With Feed Yard Management   ( 2013-05-21 )
Good feed yard management can reduce feed waste.
Dairy Focus: Right Feed Bunk Design Can Reduce Shrinkage   ( 2013-05-09 )
Reducing feed loss can save money and improve dairy efficiency.
Dairy Focus: The Gift of Appreciation   ( 2012-12-07 )
Saying thank you to those who work for you never goes out of style.
Dairy Focus: Shrink Feed Shrinkage   ( 2012-10-24 )
Savings from reducing feed shrinkage can be substantial.
Dairy Focus: Calves and Cleanliness a Vital Health Relationship   ( 2012-10-17 )
Sanitation is one of the most important components of keeping calves healthy.
Dairy Focus: Improve Low-quality Forages   ( 2012-09-24 )
Ammoniation and adding hydrated lime can improve low-quality forages.
Dairy Focus: Protecting Hay More Important Than Ever   ( 2012-09-06 )
Covering hay bales cuts hay loss significantly.
Dairy Focus: Many Factors Affect Corn Silage Price   ( 2012-08-22 )
NDSU’s dairy specialist offers help in setting a fair price for corn silage.
Dairy Focus: Poor Corn Pollination Affects Quality   ( 2012-08-08 )
NDSU’s dairy specialist offers advice on feeding and storing poorly pollinated corn.
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