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.

Sorting Profits: Cows are Picky Eaters

Sorting Profits: Cows are Picky Eaters

11/17/2017

Dairy cows selectively consume their rations, generally sorting longer particles in favor of finer particles. Feed sorting decreases fiber intake while increasing the consumption of grains and co-products. It also creates instances where cows eat different rations throughout the day.

Tags: Nutrition, Profits

Winter Calf Housing: 6 Ways to Prepare Now

Winter Calf Housing: 6 Ways to Prepare Now

11/16/2017

It’s official – fall is heading out, and winter is around the corner. With a million other things going on, planning for winter calf housing might not be top of mind. However, making winter prep a priority will ensure you and your calves are ready to handle cold weather challenges.

Tags: Calf Health, Winter

Are You Keeping A Close Eye To Your Transition Cows?

Are You Keeping A Close Eye To Your Transition Cows?

11/13/2017

The transition period for dairy cows is characterized by a number of metabolic changes and management practices that impact health and productivity. Monitoring strategies minimize negative effects.

Tags: Feeding Strategies; Transition Cows

Nutrition's Effect on Reproduction

Nutrition's Effect on Reproduction

11/8/2017

The amount of research examining the effects of nutrition on reproduction in high producing dairy cattle is daunting. But here is a condensed summary:  Amino acids Methionine is well-known as a limiting amino acid in dairy cattle, and recent research indicates it plays a broader role in reproduction.

Tags: Nutrition, Reproduction

Milkfat driving milk check revenue

Milkfat is Driving Milk Check Revenue

11/6/2017

The United States, and most of the world for that matter, is recovering from over a half-century of misguided advice about dietary consumption of fat. This revelation is transforming the dairy industry. With newfound consumer interest in higher fat dairy foods, butter has shifted to contributing north of 50 percent to the All-Milk price.

Tags: Milk Check, Revenue

Consistency is Just the Tip of the Iceburg For Feed and Nutrition Programs

Consistency is Just the Tip of the Iceburg For Feed and Nutrition Programs

11/2/2017

On any given day, the typical dairyman loses count of the challenges he deals with. From labor, to mechanical issues, to sick or downed cows and paying the feed bill, the list goes on, seemingly forever. One frequent challenge accounting for much of the drain on overall farm performance and profitability is lack of consistency.

Tags: Feeding Strategies, Nutrition

Give Cows the Time They Need to Eat and Ruminate

Give Cows the Time They Need to Eat and Ruminate

10/25/2017

Optimizing the health and production of dairy cows is largely achieved by ensuring cows maintain sufficient nutrient intakes to meet their requirements. For that reason, high-quality diets need to be formulated to meet those requirements.

Tags: Feeding Strategies, Management Tips

Milk Fat Recovery Rate After Ration-Related Changes

Milk Fat Recovery Rate After Ration-Related Changes

10/24/2017

Milk fat represents a large part of the economic and nutritional value of milk; therefore, decreases in milk fat concentration have serious consequences for a dairy’s bottom line. With that said, researchers have done a good job outlining the factors that cause low milk fat. 

Tags: Rations

Silage Considerations

Silage Considerations

10/20/2017

Silage time has arrived for many producers.

Tags: Management Tips, Silage

Maintain Your TMR Mixer

Maintain Your TMR Mixer

10/19/2017

Want to get the most life out of your mixer while maintaining a high quality mix? Maintenance is the answer.

Tags: Management Tips, TMR Mixier