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.

dairy calves, dairy heifers

‘Are they big enough?’: Monitoring dairy heifer growth and development


Just as more is less, bigger is not always better when it comes to the growth and development of dairy heifers.

Tags: Heifer Management

feeding strategies with lower milk prices

Feeding Strategies with Lower Milk Prices


Because feed costs can represent 50 percent of the total cost to produce milk, dairy farmers are trying to reduce feed costs. However, with the wrong feed choices, farmers could save 10 cents a day while losing 50 cents of income.

Tags: Feed Costs, Feeding Strategies, Milk Prices

corn grain energy value processing

Evaluating feed costs during times of high commodity prices


Outlined below are several factors to consider to help improve your ration economics while maintaining milk yield.

Tags: Feed Costs, Feed Management

Impact of starch digestibility rates on nutrition model predictions


Undigested starch is useless to the dairy cow. Especially when corn prices are high, one goal should be to minimize starch losses in manure.

Tags: Feed Management

Forages can make or break production


Optimal output requires optimal input when it comes to milk production and feeding dairy cows. Well-balanced rations are often what separate the top-producing herds from the rest.

Tags: Forage Quality, Milk Output

What’s Ahead for the Dairy Industry?


Three trends are shaping the dairy industry and will have near-term implications. To prepare, US dairy leaders should pursue a mix of company and industry level actions.

Tags: Dairy Outlook

milk price and inflation

What does inflation mean for milk prices?


The average cost to produce milk has climbed substantially so far this year. While the Federal Reserve debates inflation, it’s clear it has already arrived at dairy farms.

Tags: Feed Costs, Milk Prices

Jersey cattle eating

Heat Stress - What's the Hype?


Heat stress costs the dairy industry over $897 million annually in losses attributed to decreased performance, increased mortality, and decreased reproduction (St. Pierre et al., 2003).

Tags: Heat Stress, Heat Stress Management

Review of Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference: highlights


The 29thTri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference was held virtually April 19-21, 2021.

Tags: Conference

Rising Feed Costs Impact Dry Cows and Heifers


With rising feed costs, ensure that proper nutrition is maintained for growing heifers and dry cows.

Tags: Feed Costs, Feeding Strategies