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Building Sustainable Demand for Beef

Milking cows have a second career after the milking string as dairy beef for the consumer who is looking for beef that is great tasting, safe to eat, and always tender.  As part of Wisconsin Public Television’s University Place program Building Sustainable Demand for Beef, John Freitag, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Beef Council, explores […]

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Livestock Stewardship

Livestock stewardship has an impact on animal well-being, but how we handle animals has an impact on the public’s perception.  As part of Wisconsin Public Television’s University Place program Livestock Stewardship, Heidi Carroll, Extension Associate at South Dakota State University, discusses the shift from scientific control over animal care to individual responsibility. Carroll delves into […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive: VFD Requirements & Recordkeeping

There are key changes to the Veterinary Feed Directive going into effect on January 1, 2017.  In the podcast VFD Requirements & Recordkeeping UW-Extension Oconto County Agriculture Agent Sarah Mills-Lloyd talks about how the Veterinary Feed Directive  is going to affect recordkeeping on the farm. For more information regarding the Veterinary Feed Directive please visit […]

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Good Handling Skills and Dairy Cow Comfort

We recognize cow comfort and handling skills can have a significant impact on health and performance of the cow.  As part of Wisconsin Public Television’s University Place program Good Handling Skills and Dairy Cow Comfort, Ohio State University Animal Welfare & Behavior Extension Specialist Katy Proudfoot addresses ways to identify and measure the level of […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive: The Basics, Responsibilities & Drugs

There are key changes to the Veterinary Feed Directive going into effect on January 1, 2017. In the podcast Veterinary Feed Directive:  The Basics, Responsibilities, & Drugs UW-Extension Oconto County Agriculture Agent Sarah Mills-Lloyd will talk about what those changes are and how it will affect producers. For more information regarding the Veterinary Feed Directive […]

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