“Cowside Conversations” is a monthly podcast brought to you by the Center for Dairy Excellence. We’ve heard time and time again that dairy farmers learn the most from other dairy farmers. So, in this podcast we’re going to share real-time farmer insight, tricks of the trade, and inspiring stories from dairies across Pennsylvania.
Episode 3: Tony Brubaker shares how tracking dry matter intake makes a big impact
Dry matter is more than just a number on this dairy farm. For Brubaker Farms in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, it's not just about getting pounds of dry matter into the cows – it’s how that dry matter is being converted into milk that really matters. In this...
Episode 2: Nate Heim discusses vaccination protocols and biosecurity
With the COVID-19 vaccine just approved by the FDA, everyone is talking about viruses, quarantine, and vaccines right now. In this episode, Nate Heim, the general manager at Yippee! Farms in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, shares his perspective and...
Episode 1: Mark Mosemann shares risk management strategy
In this episode, Mark Mosemann, a partner at Misty Mountain Dairy in Fulton County, Pennsylvania, shares how they use risk management to protect both their input costs and milk price margins. Find out why Mark sees it as an important part of his farm's...
Cowside Conversations Trailer
In the trailer, meet your host Jayne Sebright and find out what to expect in this new series featuring real-time farmer insight, tricks of the trade, and inspiring stories from dairies around Pennsylvania.