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Nebraska Extension to host monthly dairy webinars

Nebraska Extension to host monthly dairy webinars

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Lincoln, Neb. —The Nebraska Dairy Extension will debut a monthly webinar series on April 14 at 11 a.m. CST.

The webinars, which will be held the second Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m., will assist dairy producers in herd management, business management and innovative production strategies. The webinars will last up to one hour and will include time for questions at the end. 

 The first webinar will focus on improving feed efficiencies for dairly producers and will be presented by Dr. Mike Brouk, professor and extension specialist at Kansas State University. The webinar will discuss where feed efficiencies can be improved on the farm and how to reduce income losses with these improved efficiencies. 

 While registration is free, online pre-registration is required at go.unl.edu/dairywebinar. A link to the webinar will be emailed to registrants.   

 Upcoming webinar topics include:

 April 14: Feed efficiencies: shrink, wind loss, spoilage

May 12: Preparing for the FARM 4.0 evaluation

June 9: Improving cropland resiliency by making manure part of the fertility planning

July 14: Nutritional energetics

Aug. 11: Value of manure

Sept. 8: Mindful manure management: 5 tips for staying safe during manure application

Oct. 13: Can a weather forecast reduce neighbor odor exposure?

Nov. 10: Does pelleting affect digestibility?

Dec. 8: Feeding strategies with low quality and quantity forages

 For more information about Nebraska Dairy Extension, visit dairy.unl.edu. For questions about the webinar series, contact Kim Clark at kimclark@unl.edu

 The series is sponsored by Alltech; Automated Dairy Specialist, LLC; DCC Waterbeds; Solve Today Shape Tomorrow; and the Nebraska Corn Board.

This article originally appeared on IANRnews.unl.edu:

Nebraska Extension to host monthly dairy webinars

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