(February 29, 2012) The California Earthquake Sale is Friday, March 23rd in Modesto, California. Frank & Frank give us a preview in this podcast. More info at: http://issuu.com/holsteinworld/docs/california_earthquake_sale_2012
Archive for February, 2012
This week’s “Feed Facts” with Mike Hutjens tackles crop rotation and yield per acre with your alfalfa crop.
(2-16-12) Ray Nebel from Select Sires on milk production in the transition period on this edition of “Reproductive Moment”.
(February 15, 2012) Linda Hordorff, PDPW founding member, reflects on how PDPW has helped her dairy business.
Dr. Bob Charley from Lallemand Animal Nutrition tells us where to find it and how to avoid it in this edition of “Ask the Silage Dr.”
Dr. Alan Britten from Udder Health Systems continues his conversation about proper procedure for intramammary infusion.
(February 24, 2012) USDA’s dairy cow slaughter numbers for January totaled 264,000. That’s just 2,000 more cows than in December, and the same number that were slaughtered a year ago.
(February 22, 2012) The beef industry is using a tool to educate school kids about the nutritious benefits of beef. John Frietag from the Wisconsin Beef Council explains in this Cattlemen’s Beef Board podcast.
(February 24, 2012) Butter prices received for 25 kilogram and 68 pound boxes meeting United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Grade AA standards averaged $1.44 per pound for the week ending February 18, 2012. The United States (US) price per pound decreased 5.7 cents from the previous week.
Cheddar Cheese prices received for US 40 pound blocks averaged $1.50 per pound for the week ending February 18, 2012. The price per pound decreased 2.7 cents from the previous week. The price for US 500 pound barrels adjusted to 38 percent moisture averaged $1.53 per pound, down 0.4 cent from the previous week.
Dry Whey prices received for bag, tote, and tanker sales meeting USDA Extra Grade standards averaged 64.0 cents per pound for the week ending February 18, 2012. The US price per pound decreased 0.2 cent from the previous week.
Nonfat Dry Milk prices received for bag, tote, and tanker sales meeting USDA Extra Grade or United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Grade A standards averaged $1.36 per pound for the week ending February 18, 2012. The US price per pound decreased 4.0 cents from the previous week.