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.

Do You Know Your Costs to Grow Feed?

10/8/2020

Feed costs tend to the be the largest expense on a dairy operation and managing those costs contributes to a dairy's ability to be profitable.

Tags: Feed Costs

Getting Serious About Feed Software

9/22/2020

There is opportunity on your dairy. Do you know where to find it? For a 1000 cow dairy, a couple million dollars of feed passes through its algorithms every year. It’s the feed software program that sometimes only the feeder and nutritionist know about. 

Tags: Technology

Are the Most Efficient Herds the Most Profitable?

9/16/2020

As the dairy industry continues to consolidate, there is growing pressure on individual farms to increase profitability, find marginal returns, and improve management. In the process of fine tuning diets, many nutritionists rely on efficiency calculations to make decisions. While these calculations are useful, they do not consider two important economic concepts: marginal returns and the law of diminishing returns.

Tags: income over feed costs

Beat the heat: Heat stress in dairy cows

Beat the heat: Heat stress in dairy cows

7/17/2020

From parlors and pens to fields and farms, heat stress is a major challenge for cattle and the people who work with them. This stress tends to be exacerbated when we see high temperatures dragging on for upwards of five consecutive months.

Tags: Management Tips; Heat Stress

Nobis Agri Science would like to welcome Caroline Knoblock to the team.

New Employee Announcement

7/14/2020

Nobis Agri Science is pleased to welcome Caroline Knoblock as a Dairy Nutrition and Management Consultant. Caroline joins the team with a background in transition cow nutrition and a strong passion for the dairy industry.

Tags: Company News

How to Price Standing Hay

How to Price Standing Hay

7/13/2020

Whether you’re buying or selling, pricing a single cutting or a full year’s crop, there are resources available to determine a fair value for standing hay. 

Tags: Management Tips

COVID-19 Funding Available for Farmers

COVID-19 Funding Available for Farmers

7/8/2020

In response to the economic impact of the COVID-19, additional funding has become available. 

Tags: COVID-19

Act now to reduce heat stress impact this summer.

Act now to reduce heat stress impact this summer

6/24/2020

Dairy farmers don’t think twice about fine-tuning rations or investing in a milking system performance review if changes to these systems offer a way to improve milk production and quality. Shouldn’t the same consideration be given to heat abatement strategies?

Tags: Management Tips; Heat Stress Management, Reproduction

Small dairies can be small giants

Small dairies can be small giants

6/23/2020

What can small dairy farms learn from fellow small businesses outside of agriculture?

Tags: Management

Are you leaving money on the table?

Are you leaving money on the table?

6/18/2020

When profit margins shrink due to lower milk prices and/or higher input costs, dairy owners may consider changing their feeding and management practices. Based on the economic challenges of 2007 and 2013, factors that can "build the milk check" are outline in this article with guidelines and economic impacts.

Tags: Management Tips, Milk Check