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.

Modeling the Financial Impact of the Replacement Program

5/8/2019

Heifer Businesses will buy new born heifer calves and raise them up. Doing this can make heifers grow more efficiently at a farm that can focus soley on raising heifers, and then sell them back to the dairy as spingers.

Tags: Replacement Heifers

Avoiding Milk Fat Drop During Heat Stress

5/7/2019

As the summer approaches so do high temps that can cause heat stress. This can lead to cows producing milk with lower fat content. Here are some tips to help with this issue.

Tags: Management Tips; Heat Stress, milk fat

Look at the bigger picture issues that will lead the dairy to long-term success.

Six Keys to More Profitability

4/26/2019

The daily operations of a dairy are enough to fill anyone’s schedule. But at some point you need to take a moment to look at bigger picture issues that will lead the dairy to long-term success. Finding the time to pay attention to that vision can be difficult.

Tags: Management Tips, Profit

Plan A Silage Strategy

Plan A Silage Strategy

4/17/2019

As spring arrives and farmers get the itch to head into the field, take proactive steps to ensure feeding success in the fall. Make sure you’ll have enough old-crop silage to give new-crop silage time to cure after harvest.

Tags: Management Tips; Silage

Congratulations Megan Versau on making 30 UNDER 30!

Congratulations Megan Versau on making 30 UNDER 30!

4/5/2019

We are excited and proud to share that one of our very own made Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business 30 UNDER 30.

Congratulations, Megan Versau, on your outstanding accomplishment. We are honored to have you as part of the Nobis Agri Science team and we look forward to all the extraordinary things that you will do!

Tags: Company News

Does your teat dip protect against harsh winter conditions?

Does your teat dip protect against harsh winter conditions?

2/13/2019

Several factors can affect teat skin condition. These include weather, housing conditions, teat disinfectant chemistry, milking system settings and micro-organisms. Adverse weather conditions (cold, wind, humidity, direct sun, etc.) can negatively affect teat-end and skin integrity.

Tags: Management Tips; Winter Care

Dairy Farm Winter Preparedness

Dairy Farm Winter Preparedness

2/8/2019

Weather this time of year can change in a hurry. Are dairy producers ready for winter?

Tags: Management Tips; Winter Care

Is Your TMR Getting Weighed Accurately?

Is Your TMR Getting Weighed Accurately?

2/4/2019

When it comes to mixer maintenance, the accuracy of the TMR mixer wagon’s load cells is critical but often overlooked. Random checks of load cell accuracy on dairies over the past few years have raised concern about load cell accuracy in mixer wagons.

Tags: Feed Management, TMR

Are Your Farm Employees Prepared for Winter Conditions?

Are Your Farm Employees Prepared for Winter Conditions?

2/1/2019

Knowledge and prevention are keyCold and snow create challenges for everyone, especially for immigrant workers who may not be familiar with extreme cold.

Tags: Employee Management, Management Tips; Winter Care

Scrutinize Heifer Rearing Costs

Scrutinize Heifer Rearing Costs

1/30/2019

Replacement heifer rearing costs are second only to feed costs as the largest economic input on a dairy. Many producers are scrutinizing feed costs to eliminate unnecessary components of the ration or ingredients where cost outweighs the benefit.

Tags: Heifer Management