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.

Recruiting and Retaining Good Employees: Strategies That Work

Recruiting and Retaining Good Employees: Strategies That Work

8/9/2018

Let’s face it, finding and retaining good employees is becoming a major hurdle on many dairy farms. The economy is picking up, which leads to more competition for employees. Baby boomers are retiring at a pace faster than new employees entering the workforce, making the labor pool smaller. Many dairy farms are having a harder time finding Latino labor due to their unease with the current political landscape. These factors, among many others, limit a farm’s ability to find good employees.

Tags: Employee Management, Management Tips

Make a Smooth Transition to New Corn Silage

Make a Smooth Transition to New Corn Silage

7/31/2018

Opening up new silage is commonly associated with a dip in milk production, but the transition can be smoother — and less costly for producers — with a few easy fixes.

Tags: Corn Silage, Management Tips

Be Wary of Cheap Blood Meal

Be Wary of Cheap Blood Meal

7/27/2018

Quality can vary widely, even from the same source.

Tags: Blood Meal, Management Tips

Forages During Extended Milk Price Woes

Forages During Extended Milk Price Woes

7/25/2018

The squeeze on dairy profitability has been getting tighter, and the length of this downturn is exhausting both the financial and emotional state of many farms. “What can I do?” is a common question.

Tags: Forages

Reduce Stress During the Transition Period for Big Returns

Reduce Stress During the Transition Period for Big Returns

7/18/2018

A good dry cow program can result in an additional 1,000 to 2,000 pounds of milk in the next lactation alone. Plus, producers that successfully navigate the period three weeks before and after calving can reduce treatment costs and downtime due to illness and metabolic disorders.

Tags: Transition Cows

Creating High-Quality Corn Silage

Creating High-Quality Corn Silage

7/16/2018

Corn silage is a valuable source of energy for beef and dairy cattle. Managing the process of turning the corn crop into a high-quality fermented feed can be a profitable transaction, or could be financially devastating.

Tags: Corn Silage, Management Tips

"Shrinking" Feed Supplies Could be Bloating Your Expense Ledger

"Shrinking" Feed Supplies Could be Bloating Your Expense Ledger

7/6/2018

Shrink – it’s a silent thief that could be robbing thousands of dollars annually from your farming operation.

Tags: Feed Costs

Top 5 Tips for Managing Heat Stress in Cattle

Top 5 Tips for Managing Heat Stress in Cattle

6/29/2018

During the summer, dry matter intake can drop — and so can milk production. This decline in performance can be minimized or even avoided. There are simple changes producers can make to ensure the quality and quantity of feed remains steady throughout the season.

Tags: Management Tips; Heat Stress

Celebrating 40 years of making cows happy.

Celebrating 40 Years of Making Cows Happy

6/27/2018

Providing first-class customer service and progressive nutritional solutions for 4 decades.

Tags: Nobis Agri Science News

The Art of Controlling Feed Costs

The Art of Controlling Feed Costs

6/12/2018

To reduce feed costs, farmers need to pay attention to both the cost and the feed value of commodities.

Tags: Feed Costs, Feed Management, Management Tips