This podcast will cover current educational, research, and industry tools available to produce the highest quality dairy products - efficiently and effectively.
Rodent Control: Seal up, Clean up, Count up, Trap up, and Bait up!
Fred Hall discusses steps to control rats and mice on the farm. He will walk through the “ups” of rodent control - seal up, clean up, count up, trap up and bait up as each of these “ups” are an important aspect of controlling rodents.
Spreadsheets, Apps, and Software for your Dairy
The ISU Dairy Team recently presented at World Dairy Expo during an Expo seminar on common spreadsheets, apps, and software being used by dairy producers and industry. Listen in and maybe you'll find a new one to use!
Harvesting and Handling Storm Damaged Crops
Join in as we discuss with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Field Agronomists how producers are harvesting and handling recent storm damaged crops. Many lessons were learned during Derecho last year and can be applied to this year's crop.
Resources available: https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/
Introducing Western Iowa Dairy Alliance Coordinator!
The Dairy Team was happy to have a discussion with new WIDA Coordinator, Meghan Hettinga. She is originally from NW IA and currently a student at SDSU in dairy production. She is excited to get started in her new role!
Making the most of your Corn Silage Harvest
Join in as we discuss with UW-Madison Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Luiz Ferraretto about this upcoming corn silage harvest. Tune into key measurements and management practices to produce high quality silage.
Controlling Nuisance Birds on Dairies
Wildlife Biologist with USDA Wildlife Services Ernie Colboth discusses controlling nuisance bird populations on dairies, disease issues associated with large amounts of birds and contamination and consumption of livestock feed.
Ernie Colboth, 515-256-5558, Ernie.email@example.com
(866) 4 USDA WS