Category: Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops

Resource Category Topic Type
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...
Agriculture & Gardens, Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops
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
An Update on Water Feeding to Preweaned Calves
Water remains vital to the rumen development in the preweaned calf. The work of Kertz and colleagues at the Purina Research Farm in the early 1980s co...
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
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
Avian Influenza Reminder! - Detection, Prevention and Reporting [fact sheet]
Quick overview of prevention, detection and reporting of avian influenza
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops Fact Sheet
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 [fact sheet]
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....
Agriculture & Gardens, Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet