WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE FARM
Spring has finally come to stay here at Miner Institute and it definitely has shown in our daily activities here on the farm. The calves are no longer getting fed their third feeding and they are shedding their calf jackets, the curtains are down throughout all the barns, and even the fans have turned on a couple times when the temperature got warm enough. read more
DOES STEAM-FLAKING VITREOUS CORN IMPROVE STARCH DIGESTIBILITY?
In March I had the opportunity to speak at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference in Baltimore, MD. While attending the conference I was asked whether steam-flaking vitreous corn grain can increase starch digestibility more than grinding corn, particularly compared with floury corn grain. read more
HOW COCA-COLA COULD CHANGE DAIRY CONSUMPTION
Coke is taking an interest in the dairy industry. Fairlife LLC, a subsidiary of the Coca-Cola Company, has recently released a value-added milk product boasting 50% less sugar, 50% more protein, and 30% more calcium than conventionally processed milk. read more
ON FARM TECHNOLOGY: TO INVEST OR NOT TO INVEST?
Despite the high initial investment many dairy producers are incorporating new technologies into their daily farm operations and seeing great results. Other dairy producers are resistant to new technology, preferring to farm using more traditional methods. read more