Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops

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A Focus on Success

Our team serves dairy and livestock producers by offering educational programming that focuses on animal health, efficient production, product quality and successful forage crop practices. We provide hands-on training, workshops, and field meetings designed to meet the diverse and evolving needs of New Hampshire farmers.

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Katrina Klobucher has joined UNH Extension’s Food & Agriculture Team, and Belknap County as the new Livestock Production Field Specialist, effective A... Learn More
Extension specialists played a key role in identifying crop losses from disaster events and communicating those losses to state and federal agencies for relief funding
The 2023 production season was extremely challenging for farmers throughout the northeast. Widespread freeze events in February and May caused the gre... Learn More
How to assess when planning a farm business
You would like to get started in farming, now what? Whether you have open land, forested land or leased land, there are many factors to consider befor... Learn More


In 2023, NH farms were faced with the wettest year on record, according to the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine. This excessive rainfall greatl... Learn More
With a volatility of the feed market, more producers are looking to reduce feed costs without compromising production. One avenue is to grow more feed... Learn More
Milk quality impacts nearly every aspect of a dairy farm. Troubleshooting milk quality issues requires a whole farm approach, including nutrition and ... Learn More
Pest management is a necessary consideration for any crop, and forages are no exception. We are fortunate in the Northeast to have few insects orLearn More
Cuesta alrededor de $2500 para criar una ternera desde el nacimiento hasta el parto en Nueva Inglaterra, por lo tanto, es importante optimizar la alim... Learn More
Guidance to optimize dairy cow feeding, comfort and proper development of the rumen during the first year of life. Learn More