JUNEAU, Wis. — The first week of February will open with three new episodes of PDPW’s The Dairy Signal. The Tues., Feb. 1 episode will feature cover crops – strategies and tips, and the Wed, Feb. 2 session will talk through the factors influencing ration quality. On Thursday, economist Dan Basse will return for a bi-weekly market and news update.
Tuesday, Feb. 1
Take a deep dive into cover crops and how they can be incorporated into dairy farming operations. Learn about potential forage use, the impact of cover crops on compaction, tips for choosing the right mix and selecting the best approach for farms and soil types. Episode presenter will be:
- Matt Oehmichen, co-owner, Short Lane AG Supply LLC
Wednesday, Feb. 2
Hear about the most common factors that cause inconsistent dairy rations and what can be done to address them, including ensuring consistent mixing of rations and more. Episode presenter will be:
- Mark Tegeler, M.Sc., ruminant technical field specialist, Diamond V
Thursday, Feb. 3
Tune in for a bi-weekly update featuring the latest news and analysis of agricultural markets and trends that will impact dairy producers and the agriculture industry. Episode presenter will be:
- Dan Basse, President of AgResource Company
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