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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Articles

The NH Farm Network (a new collaborative across various organizations) needs the input and perspectives of beginner farmers in order to develop an inc... Learn More
Online Workshops for Backyard or Entry Level Commercial Livestock on Beef Cattle, Pigs and Sheep
Online Workshops for Backyard or Entry Level Commercial Livestock on Beef Cattle, Pigs and Sheep Learn More
With all of New Hampshire still in either Moderate or Severe drought for several months, producers are faced with a set of challenges that includes wa... Learn More

Resources

Colostrum is essential to calf health and nutrition. Through colostrum, the calf receives IgG, fat, lactose, minerals, vitamins, and water. Although c... Learn More
Why should I analyze my feed?

We need to analyze feeds to know what we are feeding. Feed analysis allows you to know what your feed is ... Learn More
Consistency in management and proper milking procedures are essential for profitable dairy production. Following correct procedures can lead to increa... Learn More
It is well accepted that calves need milk or milk replacer in their diet to grow them to weaning age. There are a lot of misconceptions about offering... Learn More
Dairy farmers probably get sick of hearing the age- old advice of “you’ve got to increase production to be more profitable”. However, there isn’t a mu... Learn More
Concentrates are always a high proportion of the cost of a feed ration due to their contribution as primary energy and protein sources in dairy feeds.... Learn More