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.

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.

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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

8 Ways to Help Keep Performance Consistent Across Seasons

8 Ways to Help Keep Performance Consistent Across Seasons

6/7/2018

Often, rations can change seasonally. In fact, it’s common for producers to experience lower butterfat tests and higher numbers of butterfat inversions this time of year.

Tags: Cow Performance

Costs of Compromising the Ration

Costs of Compromising the Ration

5/22/2018

It’s common to see a little spoiled silage on the top and sides of a bunker or near areas where covers weren’t repaired quickly enough. It is important to avoid the temptation to feed this spoiled silage — even in small amounts. Don’t compromise a carefully crafted total mixed ration (TMR) with spoiled silage. The drawbacks far outweigh any perceived benefits.

Tags: Feeding Strategies

Five Dairy "Do NOT Do" in 2018

Five Dairy "Do NOT Do" in 2018

5/16/2018

During low milk prices and low margins, producers should make sure they are cutting costs in the right places.

Tags: Management Tips

Keeping the Fresh Group Small May Have Benefits

Keeping the Fresh Group Small May Have Benefits

5/3/2018

The postpartum dairy cow is at high risk of disease and requires ample access to feed and rest. Despite this, a newly fresh cow faces many management and housing changes after calving. In a recent study conducted it was asked if keeping the group size small in the fresh pen reduces competition for feed and freestalls, and improves dairy cow welfare during this sensitive time.

Tags: Management Tips, Tranistion Cows