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2018 November/December Dairy Partner/El Compañero Newsletter

The 2018 November/December Dairy Partner/El Compañero Newsletter is now available online.  This month’s newsletter focuses on helping cows stand and feed refusals. The Dairy Partner/El Compañero is a UW-Extension newsletter designed for dairy farm employees.  Written in both English and Spanish, the newsletter provides basic information about dairy cows, farm safety, and personal health to individuals who work on […]

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October 8 Hay Market Report

The October 8th  University of Wisconsin-Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Hay Market Demand and Price Report for the Upper Midwest is now available at https://fyi.uwex.edu/forage/h-m-r/. Demand and Sales Comments The hay market this week was a few dollars less this week. Top quality hay continues to bring good prices. Round bales and lower quality hay are discounted. […]

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Sept 10th Hay Market Report

The September 10th University of Wisconsin-Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Hay Market Demand and Price Report for the Upper Midwest is now available at https://fyi.uwex.edu/forage/h-m-r/. Demand and Sales Comments: After wide spread rains market prices were steady to weaker this past week. After the rain some farmers are taking account of potential pasture available into fall rather than […]

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Mobile App for Pricing Standing Corn Silage

The start of corn silage harvest for 2018 is here. Most corn silage is harvested from late August through early November, when energy, fiber, and moisture are at their best, depending on planting date, hybrid variety, and growing conditions.   A third to three-quarters of the feed consumed by more than 1.2 million dairy cows in […]

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Corn Silage Harvest

With the upcoming corn silage harvest, UW-Extension Dairy Scientist Matt Akins reviews the important factors to consider for high quality corn silage in this recent Midwest Forage Association Focus on Forage article Corn Silage Harvest Management: Dry matter content Particle size Kernel processing Chop height For more information regarding corn silage harvest, please visit UW-Extension […]

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