Category: Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops

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Calculating Heifer Numbers
Heifers are either the second or third greatest cost on a dairy farm, behind feed costs and labor. It has been estimated that the cost to raise a heif...
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Soil Testing for Environmental Contaminants - Interpreting Your Heavy Metals Test Results [fact sheet]
What Are Heavy Metals?<br /> <br /> Heavy metals are a class of elements that include lead, copper, arsenic, and cadmium, and can be toxic to humans...
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Soil Testing Services Agriculture & Gardens
Automated Calf Feeders [Video] & Research Experience with Calving Sensors [Video]
Experts and state producers shared their knowlege and experience using automated calf feeders during a March 22, 2018 webinar hosted by UNH Cooperativ...
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Brooding and Caring for Chicks
Starting your chicks<br /> <br /> <br /> Raising a flock of chickens for home meat or egg production can be an easy and rewarding experience. Befor...
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Correct Milking Procedures
Consistency in management and proper milking procedures are essential for profitable dairy production. Following correct procedures can lead to increa...
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Dairy Management Alternatives in Low Income Years [Videos]
The following two webinars were a part of the Risk Management Education Series hosted by UNH Cooperative Extension on March 2, 2017.<br /> <br /> Ma...
Agricultural Business Management, Agriculture & Gardens, Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops Agriculture & Gardens
Dairy Webinar - Financial Tools [video]
Click the link below to view a recording of our June 16 webinar focusing on financial tools for dairy producers. The program features emeritus Extensi...
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens
Determining Monetary Values of Feedstuffs
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....
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Establishing Forage Seedings
<br /> The most important considerations in establishing new forage stands are soil fertility, field preparation, seeding method, and weed management...
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Feeding Colostrum Replacers
Colostrum is essential to calf health and nutrition. Through colostrum, the calf receives IgG, fat, lactose, minerals, vitamins, and water. Although c...
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops