The latest news from Nobis Agri Science

The latest news from Nobis Agri Science

Nobis Agri Science is dedicated to providing the best, most progressive services in the agricultural industry. From dairy cow feed manufacturing and ruminant nutrition to nutritional consulting and forage sampling, our team seeks to expand their knowledge through continuous learning and ongoing training. To learn more about our team, our mission and our pursuit to provide the industry's best bulk cow feed, view our news articles below.

How to Reduce Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

6/18/2019

Heat stress is one of the leading causes of decreased production and fertility in dairy cattle during summer months. . Some heat stress is unavoidable, but effects can be minimized if certain management practices are followed.

Tags: Heat Stress Management

Why Test Forage Quality?

6/17/2019

Testing is done in an effort to improve animal nutrition and consequently animal production. Analytical procedures that previously required a week, or more, to complete can now be done in less than 10 minutes.

Tags: Feed Quality

Adjusting to generational gaps: Tips for working together better

6/14/2019

Having multiple generations of owners and employees on the farm comes with its own set of benefits and battles. How can your business be multigenerational and work well together, especially when it seems like the generational gap is so vast?

Tags: Managment Tips

Congress Introduces Bill to Address Feed Shortages After Disasters

6/13/2019

The legislation provides greater flexibility to farmers and ranchers during this planting season when high levels of prevent plant are happening because of extreme moisture or drought.

Tags: Feed Management

Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

6/11/2019

Whenever feed intake drops due to heat stress, nutrient concentration should increase to maintain adequate intake of all required nutrients. Low-quality "stemmy" forages generate more heat by fermentation inside the rumen. High-quality forages are digested faster and result in less heat being produced.

Tags: Management Tips; Heat Stress

Five Keys To A Strong Relationship With Your Calf Grower

6/7/2019

Your heifers are the future of your herd. If you’re having someone else raise them you need to establish an open, honest relationship with your grower.

Tags: Business Relations

Know your cows before using technology

6/5/2019

Dairy farms are becoming larger and this challenges the craftsmanship of dairy farmers to keep the cows healthy and productive. An increasing amount of technology and tools are coming to market that help dairy farmers to do just that and help them to get the best out of the animals.

Tags: Management

MSU researchers awarded $2 million to reduce feed costs for milk production

6/4/2019

Dairy farmers could significantly reduce their expenses by selecting cows with the highest feed efficiency, which are the cows that produce the same or more milk while consuming less feed.

Tags: Feed Costs

Understanding Wet Hay

6/3/2019

Heat damage causes hay to be less digestible, especially the protein. Cows often readily eat this hay, but because of the heat damage, its nutritional value might be quite low.

Tags: Hay Harvest

Watch High-Performing Cows for Early Signs of Heat Stress

5/31/2019

Losses from heat stress can start when the Temperature-Humidity Index (THI) is above 68 for a majority of the day. THI can be used to quantify the risk, and ultimately the production losses, associated with heat-stressed dairy cows.

Tags: Heat Stress Management