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The Dairy Update newsletter is published quarterly by the University of Florida's Department of Animal Sciences as an educational and informational service. To view pdf files, download Adobe Acrobat for free.

2014

Summer 2014: Vol. 14 No. 3 (pdf)

2014 USDA Dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP): Understanding and Using It Mary Sowerby
2014 Florida Dairy Production Conference Summary Mary Sowerby
UF Dairy Unit Has New Farm Manager  
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: July 2014 - June 2015 Albert De Vries
Dairy Extension Agenda  

Spring 2014: Vol. 14 No. 2 (pdf)

Subscribe to UFL-DAIRYUPDATE-L  
Rethink Your Strategies for Prevention of Hypocalcemia José Santos and Natalia Martinez
Dr. Samantha Brooks Joins UF Animal Sciences in Equine Science  
Development of a Dairy Farm Evaluation System to Reduce Mastitis and Antimicrobial Use Ray Mobley
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: April 2014 - March 2015 Albert De Vries
Dairy Extension Agenda  

Winter 2014: Vol. 14 No. 1 (pdf)

What is the Value of Cooling Dry Cows? Sha Tao and Geoffrey Dahl
Dr. Sha Tao New Dairy Faculty Member at the University of Georgia - Tifton  
Dr. Carissa Wickens Joins UF Animal Sciences as Equine Extension Specialist  
UF Looking for Candidates for Assistant or Associate Professor of Dairy Cattle Health and Well-Being  
UF Animal Sciences Participates in Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium Teaching Program on Large Herd Dairies  
Timed Artificial Insemination in Dairy Heifers Fabio Lima and Jose Santos
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: January 2014 - December 2014 Albert De Vries
Dairy Extension Agenda  

 

2013

Fall 2013: Vol. 13 No. 4 (pdf)

Dairy Heat Stress Road Show Comes to Okeechobee  
Renewable Energy – 2013 Florida Energy Summit Ann Wilkie
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: July 2013 - June 2014 Albert De Vries
Observations from New Zealand Mary Sowerby
Observations from India Albert De Vries
Dairy Extension Agenda  

Summer 2013: Vol. 13 No. 3 (pdf)

Introducing Tim Hackmann  
Introducing Corwin Nelson  
Florida Dairy Industry Statistics: DHI Herd Performance Measures from 2002 to 2012 Kathy Arriola and Albert De Vries
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: May 2013 - April 2014 Albert De Vries
Dairy Extension Agenda  

Spring 2013: Vol. 13 No. 2 (pdf)

Three University of Florida Students Attend the First Dairy Challenge Academy Mary Sowerby
Biogas Recovery from Manure Ann Wilkie
2013 Florida Dairy Production Conference Review Mary Sowerby
1500+ Visitors at the 2nd Family Day at the Dairy Farm Albert De Vries
Using Herbicides to Accelerate the Drying Rate of Forages Adegbola Adesogan, Jay Ferrell, Michael, Durham, Oscar Queiroz, and Fernanda Basso
Choosing the Right Silage Additive or Inoculant Adegbola Adesogan
Dairy Extension Agenda  
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: April 2013 - March 2014 Albert De Vries

Winter 2013: Vol. 13 No. 1(pdf)

Dairy Extension Agenda  
UF Dairy Judging Team Places Second at Louisville Mary Sowerby
New Project: Southeast Quality Milk Initiative  
UF/IFAS’ Family Day at the Dairy Farm returns March 16, Public is Invited Tom Nordlie and Albert De Vries
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: February 2013 - January 2014 Albert De Vries

2012

Fall 2012: Vol. 12 No. 4 (pdf)

Participants in Pasture “Practices” Survey Sought Albert De Vries, Fei Du, Mary Sowerby, Curt Lacy, and Mohammed Ibrahim
Experiences with the Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium - Teaching Program Kim Hencken, Lauren Mayo and Albert De Vries
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: October 2012 - September 2013 Albert De Vries
Dairy Exension Agenda  

Summer 2012: Vol. 12 No. 3 (pdf)

New Device for Measuring Body Temperature Peter J. Hansen
Strategies to Deal with the Impact of Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle: Now More Information On-Line  
Summer Super Savers David R. Bray
UF Dairy Veterinary Extension Programs Klibs Galvao and Carlos Risco
Renewable Energy – 2012 Florida Energy Summit Ann C. Wilkie
Participants for Dairy Benchmarking Study Sought Mary Sowerby, Albert De Vries, Curt Lacy, and Mohammed Ibrahim
Are Low Priced Milk and High Priced Feed Adversely Affecting your Bottom Line? Mary Sowerby
Dairy Exension Agenda  
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: June 2012 - May 2013 Albert De Vries
UF/IFAS Celebrates 150 Years of the Morrill Act  

Spring 2012: Vol. 12 No. 2 (pdf)

It’s Spring Cleaning Time Again! #17 David R. Bray
It's Hotter than the 4th of April David R. Bray
House Fly Control Basics (Think Clean and Dry) Mary Sowerby and Jerry Hogsette
Two UF Students Compete in 2012 North American Dairy Challenge Mary Sowerby and Albert De Vries
Participants for New Dairy Cost Study Sought Mary Sowerby, Albert De Vries, Curt Lacy, and Mohammed Ibrahim
48th Dairy Production Conference Proceedings Available Albert De Vries
Florida Dairy News 1950 - 1962  
UF Dairy Unit Open House a Success Albert De Vries
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: May 2012 - April 2013 Albert De Vries
Dairy Extension Agenda

Winter 2012: Vol. 12 No. 1 (pdf)

New Year’s Resolutions For 2012 David R. Bray
David R. Bray Retired from UF/IFAS Dairy Extension  
I Want To Be A Dairy Farmer, Because I Want To Be My Own Boss! David R. Bray
Got Manure? Enhancing Economic And Environmental Sustainability Ann Wilkie
UF Hosted 6th Southern Regional Dairy Challenge, Drawing 50 Students From 10 Schools Albert De Vries and Mary Sowerby
UF/IFAS Regional Dairy Open House Presentations Available Albert De Vries
Dairy Extension Agenda  
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: February 2012 - January 2013 Albert De Vries

2011

Fall 2011: Vol. 11 No. 4 (pdf)

Retirement Luncheon for Dave Bray  
Dairy Extension Agenda  
Born in the USA David R. Bray
BIOENERGY – 2011 Florida Energy Summit Ann Wilkie
UGA, UF and FVSU Seek Participants for New Dairy Cost Study Curt Lacy, Mary Sowerby, Albert De Vries, and Mohammed Ibrahim
Heat-stressed Dairy Cattle Prompt Traveling Road Show  
UF to Host Southern Regional Dairy Challenge at North Florida Dairy Farms on November 17-19  
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: October 2011 - Sept. 2012 Albert De Vries

Summer 2011: Vol. 11 No. 3 (pdf)

Dairy Extension Agenda  
Top 10 Summer Tips David R. Bray
Strategies to Reduce Silage Spoilage to Enhance the Efficiency of Dairy Production A.T. Adesogan, O.C.M. Queiroz, and K.G. Arriola
Fourth of July Sizzlers David R. Bray
UF Students Learned a Lot in the 2011 Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium Teaching Program Albert De Vries
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: August 2011 - July 2012 Albert De Vries
UF Dairy Science Club Students Tour a Different Swamp in Louisiana Mary Sowerby
Some Ideas on the Use and Economic Value of the 3K SNP Genomic Test for Calves on Dairy Farms Albert De Vries, David T. Galligan, and John B. Cole

Spring 2011: Vol. 11 No. 2 (pdf)

It’s Spring Cleaning Time Again! #16 David R. Bray
Effects of Different ‘Combo’ Inoculants on the Quality of Bermudagrass Haylage Gbola Adesogan, Oscar Queiroz, Kathy Arriola, Juan-Jose Romero, Evandro Muniz, Joseph Hamie, Miguel Zarate, and Jan Kivipelto
Resistance to Heat Stress is Under Genetic Control Peter Hansen
UF Dairy Science Club Hosted Southern ADSA Student Affiliate Division Meeting Mary Sowerby
Hospital Barn Procedures David R. Bray
Florida Students Participated in the 10th North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge Albert De Vries and Mary Sowerby
2010 DHIA Production Recognition of High Florida Herds  
2011 Ruminant Nutrition Symposium Proceedings Online  
2011 Dairy Production Conference Proceedings Online  
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: May 2011 - April 2012 Albert De Vries
Dairy Extension Agenda
Who is Who in UF Dairy Extension?

Winter 2011: Vol. 11 No. 1 (pdf)

New Year’s Resolutions For 2011 David R. Bray
47th Florida Dairy Production Conference: March 30, 2011  
Feed More Calcium to Reduce Movement of Phosphorus from Dairy Cow Feces Charlie Staples, Daniel Herrera, Willie Harris, Vimila Nair, M. Josan
400,000 or Bust David R. Bray
Florida Students Participated in the 5th Southern Regional Dairy Challenge Albert De Vries and Mary Sowerby
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: January 2011 ‐ December 2011 Albert De Vries
Learn About Bioenergy from Manure Ann C. Wilkie
Dairy Extension Agenda

2010

Fall 2010: Vol. 10 No. 4 (pdf)

The Leaves Don’t Change Color in the Fall in Florida. The License Plates Do David R. Bray
Natural Service vs. Timed Artificial Insemination: Cost Effectiveness and Reproductive Performance Fabio Lima, Carlos Risco, Albert De Vries, Jose Santos, and William Thatcher
Effects of Feeding a Mycotoxin‐Adsorbent on Milk Aflatoxin M1 Concentration and on the Performance and Immune Response of Dairy Cattle Fed an Aflatoxin Contaminated Diet Gbola Adesogan, Oscar Queiroz, Charlie Staples, and J. Hun
Managing Milk Quality and Profit in the Parlor David R. Bray
Florida Dairy Producer Don Bennink Named 2010 World Dairy Expo Dairyman of the Year  
Effect of a Bacterial Inoculant on the Quality of and Nutrient Losses from Corn Silage Produced in Farm‐Scale Silos Oscar Queiroz, Gbola Adesogan, Kathy Arriola and Maria Queiroz
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: October 2010 ‐ September 2011 Albert De Vries
Effect of Days to Conception in the Previous Lactation on the Risk of Death and Live Culling Around Calving Pablo Pinedo and Albert De Vries
Knowledge is Power Mary Sowerby
Dairy Extension Agenda

Summer 2010: Vol. 10 No. 3 (pdf)

Dan Webb Retired from UF  
Some Things I Have Learned Daniel W. Webb
Laboratory Pasteurized Count Reduction Procedures David R. Bray
BIOENERGY – 2010 Farm to Fuel Summit Ann C. Wilkie
Changes in UF Dairy Science Curriculum Albert De Vries
UF Dairy Student Attends Large Dairy Herd Management Program in New Mexico Albert De Vries
Effect of Sexed Semen on Dairy Heifer Supply from 2006 to 2012 Albert De Vries
Prediction of the Future Florida Mailbox Price: August 2010 ‐ July 2011 Albert De Vries
Dairy Extension Agenda

Spring 2010: Vol. 10 No. 2 (pdf)

Introduction: Courtney Davis Courtney Davis
Introduction: Chris Holcomb Chris Holcomb
It's Spring Cleaning Time Again! #15 David R. Bray
SMI Quality Program Takes Effect on April 1, 2010. Are You Ready? David R. Bray
Results Dairy Extension Survey Albert De Vries and Mary Sowerby
UF Team Wins Gold Award in North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge  
Upcoming Dairy Meetings

Winter 2010: Vol. 10 No. 1 (pdf)

New Year’s Resolutions For 2010 David R. Bray
A Diet Enriched in Linoleic Acid Increases Plasma IGF‐I and First Service Conception Rates in Lactating Holstein Cows L. Badinga, C. Caldari‐Torres, and M.C. Perdomo
Bioenergy from Livestock Manure Ann C. Wilkie
Did your Teat Dip Freeze this Winter? David R. Bray
Nine Florida Students Competed in 4th Southern Regional Dairy Challenge Mary Sowerby and Albert De Vries
Upcoming Dairy Meetings

2009

Fall 2009: Vol. 9 No. 4 (pdf)

Feeding catfish oil improved milk production Charles Staples
What kind of standard operating procedures (SOPs) do you have on your dairy? David R. Bray
UF looking for Dairy Youth Agent  
Pat Miller retired  
Year end summary for DHIA Herds Dan W. Webb
Upcoming dairy meetings  
Sign up for UFL-DAIRYUPDATE-L  

Summer 2009: Vol. 9 No. 3 (pdf)

Jan Shearer retirement  
It's spring (summer) cleaning time again! #14 David R. Bray
Hospital: hospitality or horrors? David R. Bray
Free forage sample analysis Joe Vendramini
Bioenergy - 2009 Farm to Fuel Summit Ann C. Wilkie
Dairy proceedings available on-line Albert De Vries
Futures market course Mary Sowerby
PCDART consultant workshop Dan W. Webb
Dairy-Beef meat quality workshop for dairy producers

Spring 2009: Vol. 9 No. 2 (pdf)

Stimulus package for your dairy David R. Bray
DHIA offers new transition cow management evaluation Daniel W. Webb
New electronic mailing list for UF Dairy Extension announcements:
UFL-DAIRYUPDATE-L
Albert De Vries and Daniel W. Webb
When do cows leave your herd? Daniel W. Webb
Trans fatty acids increase feed efficiency for milk production in early postpartum Holstein cows L. Badinga, C. Caldari-Torres, M.C. Perdomo, C. Risco, and C.R. Staples
Rotational grazing field day Mary Sowerby and Yoana Newman
Florida dairy farm situation in 2009 Albert De Vries and Russ Giesy
Upcoming dairy meetings

Winter 2009: Vol. 9 No. 1 (pdf)

New year's resolutions IV David R. Bray
Producing penalty free milk David R. Bray
Feeding fats to improve immunity and fertility of dairy cows L. Badinga, C. Caldari-Torres, C. Risco, and C.R. Staples
Effect of rust infestation on silage quality A.T. Adesogan, O.C.M. Queiroz, and S.C. Kim
Biogenergy from manure Ann C. Wilkie
What Can DHIA Records Tell Us? Daniel W. Webb
Florida Students Participated in 3rd Southern Regional Dairy Challenge Albert De Vries and Mary Sowerby
The Dairy Business Analysis Project in 2009 Albert de Vries and Mary Sowerby
How Well Can We Predict Future Milk Prices in Florida? Albert De Vries and Shiferaw Feleke
Upcoming dairy meetings

2008

Fall 2008: Vol. 8 No. 4 (pdf)

Russ Giesy retired from UF dairy extension  
Business plan for dairy digesters  
What I did on my summer vacation David R. Bray
Facing cow management decisions with the new cost of production on Southeast dairy farms Albert De Vries
Upcoming dairy meetings

Summer 2008: Vol. 8 No. 3 (pdf)

Can you spit into the wind? David R. Bray
UF Dairy faculty win national wards  
What is DAIReXNET? Albert De Vries
Program 2008 Florida Dairy Business Conference  
2008 Florida Dairy Production Conference proceedings now online Albert De Vries
2008 Florida and Georgia Dairy Road Show proceedings available  
BIOENERGY - 2008 Farm to Fuel summit Ann C. Wilkie
DHIA has tools for management of somatic cells Daniel W. Webb
Upcoming dairy meetings

Spring 2008: Vol. 8 No. 2 (pdf)

It's spring cleaning time again! #13 David R. Bray
Dairy breeding survey summary Mary Sowerby
Florida students compete at seventh North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge Albert De Vries
Mr. Sandman (recycled) David R. Bray
DHI peak milk Daniel W. Webb and John Clay
Upcoming dairy meetings

Winter 2008: Vol. 8 No. 1 (pdf)

Kermit Bachman retired
New-New Year's resolutions - "Not so stray voltage" David R. Bray
Fat supplementation increased pregnancy rates of lactating cows in Florida studies Flavio T. Silvestre, Faith M. Cullens, Charlie R. Staples, and Bill W. Thatcher
Milk quality - high bacteria counts David R. Bray
Watch your feed economics closely in 2008 Russ Giesy, Lane Ely, Mary Sowerby, and Albert De Vries
Records that are used the most, mean the most! Dan W. Webb
Second Southern Regional Dairy Challenge again a success Albert De Vries
Upcoming dairy meetings

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2007

Fall 2007: Vol. 7 No. 4 (pdf)

Happy Halloween or Halloween horrors? David Bray
A profitable quick reminder Kermit Bachman
Upcoming dairy meetings
2007 Southeast Dairy Mangement Conference
Manure bioenergy Ann Wilkie
Certain supplemental fiber-digesting enzymes can improve milk production A.T. Adesogan, C.R. Staples, S.C. Kim, and K. Arriola
Repeatability of milk production Albert De Vries

 

Summer 2007: Vol. 7 No. 3 (pdf)

Shift in milk marketing: is there a lesson to we can learn? Roger Natzke
New livestock dairy agent Mary Sowerby
It's mycoplasma season again David Bray
Bio-energy - 2007 farm to fuel summit Ann Wilkie
Passing of Dr. Barney Harris
2007 Dairy Business Conference: Monday, September 10
2007 Florida Dairy Production Conference proceedings available Albert De Vries
Dr. Jose Santos hired as associate professor of dairy nutrition

 

Spring 2007: Vol. 7 No. 2 (pdf)

44th Annual Florida Dairy Production Conference: Tuesday, May 1, 2007
Spreadsheet to calculate the economic feasibility of anaerobic digesters available Albert De Vries, Russ Giesy, Ann Wilkie, and Roger Nordstedt
Corn silage / forages field day: Thursday, June 14, 2007
Proceedings Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium now available on http://dairy.ifas.ufl.edu Albert De Vries
DairyVIP computer program manual and updated version available Albert De Vries
Position available: UF/IFAS dairy herd manager
Position available: Assistant/Associate professor of dairy nutrition
Position available: Regional specialized livestock agent (dairy)
Move your air / hold your water David R. Bray
PCDART enhancements Dan W. Webb
Dairy Business Analysis Project: 2005 financial summary available Albert De Vries, Russ Giesy, and Lane Ely

Winter 2007, Vol. 7 No. 1 (pdf)

New Year's resolutions III David Bray
Stay-green ranking effects on corn silage and milk production Adegbola Adesogan, K. Arriola, and C. R. Staples
First Southern Regional Dairy Challenge a great success Albert De Vries
18th Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium: January 30-31, 2007
E-learning: see and listen to the 3rd Dairy Road Show presentations on your computer Albert De Vries and Brent Broaddus
2006 corn silage hybrid performance trial results
33rd annual Southern Dairy Conference
Other 2007 dairy meetings

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2006

Fall 2006, Vol. 6 No. 4 (pdf)

National Animal Identification System (NAIS) and premises registration Dan Webb
The "gold standard" or "fool's gold"? David Bray
What is a pregnancy worth? Albert de Vries
Sixth mid-Atlantic dairy grazing conference
Economic comparison of exogenous progesterone (CIDR) and timed artificial insemination (Ovsynch) as treatments for ovarian cysts Albert de Vries, Bronwyn Crane, Julian Bartolome, Pedro Melendez, Carlos Risco, and Louis Archbald
2006 Southeast Dairy Herd Management Conference
2007 Dairy meetings
Dr. Geoffrey Dahl appointed chairman
Support for Animal Sciences

Summer 2006, Vol. 6 No. 3 (pdf)

L.E. "Red" Larson Dairy Science Building named
Roger P. Natzke retired
Department chair update
Florida Dairy Business Conference: Monday, September 11, 2006
What's new in mastitis (still) David Bray
2006 Florida dairy production conference proceedings available Albert de Vries
First Southern Regional Dairy Challenge being planned Albert de Vries
Formation of new UF Animal Sciences alumni association (UFASAA)
How much can you spend to fix a broken cow? Albert de Vries

Spring 2006, Vol. 6 No. 2 (pdf)

Florida students participated in the fifth North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge Albert de Vries
It’s spring cleaning time again!  # 12 David Bray
43rd Florida dairy production conference
Effect of high temperatures, rainfall at harvest and short delays before sealing on the quality of corn silage A. T. Adesogan and S. C. Kim
Manure management – AgSTAR program Ann Wilkie
Effect of doubling the rate of inoculant application, or applying molasses on the quality of corn silage A. T. Adesogan and M. Huisden
Corn silage / forages field day: Thursday, May 25, 2006
New proceedings posted on http://dairy.ifas.ufl.edu Albert de Vries
Departmental update Albert de Vries
Optimization of breeding and culling decisions in dairy cattle Albert de Vries

Winter 2006, Vol. 6 No. 1 (pdf)

UF receives $1.5 million endowment for dairy and youth programs.
Dr. Glen Hembry to step down as chairman of the Department of Animal Sciences
Program: Digester field day
James Umphrey resigned from the Department of Animal Sciences
2005 Corn silage and forage sorghum variety quality, yield data available
National Mastitis Council annual meeting in Tampa David Bray
Program: Ruminant Nutrition Symposium
Program: 3rd annual Florida Dairy Road Show
Effect of enzyme addition to bermudagrass silage-based rations on the performance of dairy cows Adegbola Adesogan, Dervin Dean, Charlie Staples

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2005

Fall 2005, Vol. 5 No. 4 (pdf)

Determining when to harvest stay-green corn hybrids Adegbola Adesogan
Milk quality David Bray
Manure management - sustainable practices Ann Wilkie
Comparing the economic importance of genetic improvements in milk production, reproduction, and productive life Albert de Vries
UF Dairy calendar of events

Summer 2005, Vol. 5 No. 3 (pdf)

Murphy White family named Dairy Farm Family of the Year 2005 James Umphrey
Reading the body language of cows - standing statements Charlie Staples
1990 – 2005 Florida Dairy Production Conference proceedings now on-line Albert de Vries
Are your cows eating enough manganese? Charlie Staples
Florida dairy students participated in the 4th North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge Albert de Vries
All washed up David Bray
Compliance - the Achilles heel of reproductive technologies Peter Hansen
Cow replacement in the summer - should you delay? Albert de Vries

Spring 2005, Vol. 5 No. 2 (pdf)

Program 42nd Florida Dairy Production Conference
Programs: PCDART workshop, Spanish herdsman seminar,
Got science? David Bray
Dairy reproduction cookbook Amy Fischer-Brown & Peter Hansen
Program 2005 Corn Silage / Conserved Forage Field Day
Temporary heat stress abatement practices David Bray
Reproductive efficiency of natural service and artificially inseminated dairy herds in Florida and Georgia Albert de Vries, Christian Steenholdt, Carlos Risco

Winter 2005, Vol. 5 No. 1 (pdf)

New Year's Resolutions II David Bray
UF Department of Animal Sciences Faculty Staffing Glen Hembry
Upcoming Meetings: 14th Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium; 2nd Florida Dairy Road Show; 31st Southern Dairy Conference; Spanish Herdsman Seminar on Artificial Insemination; 42nd Florida Dairy Production Conference; Corn Silage Field Day Albert de Vries
Dr. Alan Ealy Joins Faculty Alan Ealy
2004 Corn Silage Hybrid Performance Trial Results Jerry Wasdin

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2004

Fall 2004, Vol. 4 No. 4 (pdf)

National Mastitis Council Annual Meeting in Orlando David Bray
Program Dairy Business Conference
Program PDHGA Annual Workshop
Upcoming Meetings: Southeast Dairy Herd Management Conference; Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium; Florida Dairy Road Show; Florida Dairy Production Conference; Corn Silage Field Day Albert de Vries
Trends in Reproduction 1976-2002 Albert de Vries
Southeast DHIA Information, September 2004 Dan Webb

Summer 2004, Vol. 4 No. 3 (pdf)

Mary Beth Hall Accepts New Position
In Case You Missed It: Proceedings Now On-Line Albert de Vries
Bedding Project Update David Bray
Get Wired! - The Internet As A Resource For Dairy Information Pete Hansen
Will Shorter Dry Periods Pay For You? Sell More Milk This Summer Albert de Vries and Kermit Bachman
2002 DBAP Summary Published Albert de Vries, Russ Giesy, Lane Ely and others

Spring 2004, Vol. 4 No. 2 (pdf)

Program 41st Annual Florida Dairy Production Conference
Feeding More Phosphorus Does Not Improve Reproduction Charlie Staples
Program Corn Silage Field Day
It's Spring Cleaning Time Again! #10 David Bray
New Calendar Website Lists UF/IFAS Statewide Extension Education Programs
2004 Florida Dairy Reproduction Road Show Proceedings Now On-line Albert de Vries
Florida Dairy Students Participate in the 3rd North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge Albert de Vries
Report on Robotic Milking Conference Dan Webb

Winter 2004, Vol. 4 No. 1 (pdf)

Program Reproduction Road Show
New Year's Resolutions David Bray
Youth Dairy Highlights James Umphrey & Debbie Clements
Business Cow College Albert de Vries and Russ Giesy
2002 Florida DBAP Summary Albert de Vries, Russ Giesy and Brent Broaddus
May 27, 2004 Corn Silage Field Day
What Is The Maximum Worth Of A Dairy Heifer? Albert de Vries
Effect Of Treating Bermuda Grass With Inoculants, Molasses, And A Mixture Of These Additives On Silage Fermentation Adegbola Adesogan
A Guide To Healthier Calves: Part I. Enterotoxemia James Umphrey

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2003

Fall 2003, Vol. 3 No. 4 (pdf)

Where Your Milk Check-Off Dollars Go Mary Beth Hall
Improving Forage Quality With Fiber-Degrading Enzymes Adegbola Adesogan
Youth Dairy Highlights James Umphrey and Brent Broaddus
Problem: High Intakes But No Milk Mary Beth Hall
SMI's Calving Covington Recognized At World Dairy Expo Dan Webb
Business Cow College Albert de Vries and Russ Giesy
Florida Dairy Business Conference and PDHGA Annual Fall Workshop
Mastitis Update Dave Bray, Roger Natzke, Jessica Belsito, Brent Broaddus, and Dan Webb
New UF/IFAS Dairy Extension Website Albert de Vries
Herb Head Retired
West Florida Dairy Producers Conference

Summer 2003, Vol. 3 No. 3 (pdf)

Short Dry Periods Kermit Bachman, Mehmet Gulay and Herb Head
Biotin: Benefits Beyond Improved Hoof Health Charlie Staples and Lee McDowell
What Do We Know About Stray Voltage?
The Shocking Truth David Bray
Forage: Which Variety's Best? Mary Beth Hall
Selecting Your MILC Payment Start Month For Fiscal Year 2004 Albert de Vries
EDIS: Another Source For Dairy Information Albert de Vries
  Roger Natzke Accepts New Appointment
Florida Dairy Students Compete In N.A.I.D.C. Albert de Vries

Spring 2003, Vol. 3 No. 2 (pdf)

Program 40th Florida Dairy Production Conference
Silver Bullets and Phosphorous Mary Beth Hall
Cell Count Differences - Who Do You Trust? Roger P. Natzke and Lokenga Badinga
It’s Spring Cleaning Time Again! David R. Bray
Mycotoxins: Antibiotics We Don’t Appreciate? Mary Beth Hall
Funded Milk Check-Off Projects 2003-2004
DBAP Summaries Available Albert de Vries & Russ Giesy

Winter 2003, Vol. 3 No. 1 (pdf)

Is Your Somatic Cell Too High? Give DHI Cell Count A Try!   David R. Bray
Long Range Mastitis Control Roger P. Natzke
Need Help With Reproductive Management Problems?   Brent Broaddus and Pete Hansen
What Does DHIA Tell Us About Herd Somatic Cell Count Dan W. Webb

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2002

Fall 2002, Vol. 2 No. 4 (pdf) [Web version]

What Have We Done For You Lately? Behind The Scenes Mary Beth Hall
It’s Time To Tune Up The Snowmobile David R. Bray
The Dairy Industries Next Great Challenge: Animal Welfare Roger P. Natzke
Update on Use of Timed Embryo Transfer to Improve Pregnancy Rates During the Summer Pete Hansen, Jeremy Block and Maarten Drost

Winter 2002, Vol. 2 No. 1 (pdf) [Web version]

Dr. Jack Van Horn Retires
It’s Time To Tune Up The Snowmobile David Bray
Introducing Albert DeVries
Corn Field Day Information
Milk Check Off Reports
Should the Rubber Meet The Road David Bray, Russ Giesy and Ray Bucklin
A 40-Day Dry Period Right Now Kermit Bachman
Dairy Business Analysis Project Update Albert de Vries

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1996 - 2001

Fall 2001, Vol. 1 No. 4
Summer 2001, Vol. 1 No. 3
Spring 2001, Vol. 1 No. 2
Florida Dairy Business Newsletters 1996-1999

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