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.

New York Dairy Farm Labor: Cost, efficiency, and change from 2011 to 2021

10/25/2021

New York is not Michigan. However, the states are very similar in dairy production and labor conditions.

Tags: Employee Management, Labor

TMR variability

Assessing the True Cost of TMR Variability

10/25/2021

We know TMR variability exists, and evaluating the true extent and impact of this can be a large task. But reducing variability leads to money saved.

Tags: Feed Costs, Feed Management

high moisture corn

Managing High Moisture Corn

10/12/2021

Like corn silage, high moisture corn requires careful attention to detail when it comes to harvest timing, processing, and management.

Tags: High Moisture Corn

Adjust Diet to Capitalize on Milk Component Price Changes

10/7/2021

Although yield of milk fat is more responsive to diet changes, nutrition can also influence milk protein yield. Producers should consider altering diets to take advantage of changes in the relative value of milk fat to milk protein.

Tags: Milk Check, milk fat, Milk Protein

Use Data to Give Feedback to Employees

9/17/2021

Recording data is an essential part of dairying and comes in many forms. Data can be important for employee management – specifically for feedback.

Tags: Employee Management

feed cost per cow per day

Feed Cost Per Cow Per Day: Today’s crucial metric

9/14/2021

Drilling down to the per-cow level can help keep a tighter handle on overall cost of production. Utilizing income over feed costs can balance all aspects of maintaining a productive and profitable herd.

Tags: Feed Costs

corn silage

Tips for Transitioning a New Corn Silage Crop into the Diet

9/9/2021

Patience, knowing the nutrient differences between crops, and monitoring cows will help make the transition to the 2021 corn silage crop a success.

Tags: Corn Silage, Feed Management

How Drones and Cloud Computing Increase the Accuracy of Silage Inventory

9/3/2021

Drone technology is enabling dairies to get within just a few days of predicting when they may run out of feed. 

Tags: Drone, Silage, Technology

Safe, Efficient, and Effective Silage Piles

8/23/2021

High-quality forage is the essential foundation upon which every good dairy diet is built. The final step of harvest – and one of the most critical steps – is to effectively cover and seal our bunkers and piles to limit oxygen and protect the forages.

Tags: Farm Safety, Forage Quality, Silage Safety

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This Year's Corn Silage Could Dry Down Quick

8/20/2021

Michigan and the Great Lakes Region have experienced less drought than the Upper Midwest, but that does not mean we should be sitting on our heels. Make extra efforts this year to optimize the value currently standing in the field.

Tags: Corn Silage, Forage Quality