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.

Time To Replenish Working Capital

5/30/2019

As milk prices are hopeful to recover this summer and fall, now is the time to start thinking about replenishing your working capital. Shoot for at least $4oo of working capital per cow. 

Tags: Management

A Perspective on 2018 Dairy Financial Performance

5/28/2019

"Dairy producers have experienced financial stress the last four years with 2018 being compared to 2009. The Extension Dairy Business Management team has been working intensively with a group of farms for the past three years to summarize their financial information."

Tags: Dairy Market Trend

Keys to Unlocking Milk Income Potential

5/23/2019

When margins are tight, it’s tempting to take short cuts. But dairy cows have long memories, and shortcuts taken today can have impacts that might not be seen for months or even into the next lactation.

Tags: Management Tips

The Most Inexpensive Way to Optimize Milk: Feedbunk Management

5/21/2019

A dairymen's goal when feeding dairy cattle is to provide each group of cows with the nutrients needed to support their milk production, maintenance, growth, health and reproduction.

Managing feedbunks to get a consistent and stable fermentation in the rumen, which improves the efficiency of the diet and the output of the cow.

Tags: Feedbunk Management

Trump Lifts Steel Tariffs, Jolts Milk Prices

5/20/2019

News Friday of tariffs being lifted by the US on Canada and Mexican Steel and Aluminum helped to feed the gains made in Class III milk. Our largest trade markets for cheese and dairy products, this will lead to a removal of retaliatory tariffs on US products, including dairy.

Tags: Milk Market

Using Manure Evaluation to Enhance Dairy Cattle Nutrition

5/16/2019

Evaluating cows manure can give hints to what is happening during a cows digestive cycle. Nutrients that are not digested will be found in the manure.

Tags: Feed Management, Nutrition

Four Steps to a Higher Fat Test

5/15/2019

A cows diet has a large impact on the fat content of milk. “Diet and management risk factors result in a change in rumen microbes that produce fatty acid intermediates.This can account for up to 50% of the reason for the reduction in milk fat."

Tags: Feed Management, milk fat

Use These Checklists When Planning For First Cut Alfalfa

5/13/2019

The first cutting of alfalfa can be a large percentage of your total crop for the year. Cutting at the right time can maximize the qaulity and quantity of alfalfa harvested.

Tags: Alfalfa Harvest, Alfalfa Management

5 Alfalfa Factors to Manage

5/10/2019

Managing alfalfa is key to ensure the quality and nutritional value is suitable for dairy cows. Here are some tips to help maximize the quality of alfalfa.

Tags: Feed Management

Milk Markets Follow Grain and Take a Plunge

5/9/2019

With the U.S. tarrifs on China not yet solved, milk and grain prices have lowered. If an agreement is not made by May 10th tarrifs on China will increase from 10% to 25%.

Tags: Market News