Archive for the ‘Podcasts’ Category
March 11, 2014 — This week’s SmartDairy Update, BouMatic’s Denise Behnke tells us about the importance of parlor management. In the milking parlor, SmartDairy manages pulsation, meters and detachers so dairy managers can evaluate cows, milk production and employee efficiency. For efficient cow traffic flow, SmartDairy controls crowd gates, stall operation and all entrance, exit and sort gates. Listen here:
March 10, 2014 — Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today announced several initiatives to assist small and mid-scale farms and local and regional agriculture. Among the highlights were two initiatives — changes to the Farm Storage Facility Loan program and the creation of Whole Farm Diversified Risk Management revenue insurance — that the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition played a major role in getting off the ground. Listen to Vilsack explain the initiatives here:
March 6, 2014 — Feeding sugar beets to dairy cows is nothing new, but becoming more popular, as we hear in this DairyLine Radio segment
with Arizona dairyman Paul Rovey.
March 5, 2014 — PDPW’s Annual Business Conference is March 12-13 in Madison, Wisconsin. Keynote speaker of day 2 is Dan Basse, agricultural economist with Ag Resource. We asked him what he plans to talk about in this podcast presented by PDPW. More info at pdpw.org
March 4, 2014 — GO2 is liquid CLO2 produced from two simple powders combined into ordinary tap water to produce a 4,000 ppm concentrate. Read more details at go2dairy.com. Type in the word Dairyline in the promo code to receive a bonus discount.
Jonathan Leppke & Mark Pedro tell us more about how GO2 can benefit dairy producers bottom line in this Dairyline Radio interview with Bill Baker.
March 3, 2014 — A report issued by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS), shows Kansas’ milk production grew at the fastest rate in the United States, growing 7.3 percent, in 2013. Bill Brown from the Kansas Department of Agriculture joined us on Monday’s DairyLine to discuss.