TheDairySite Newsletter - 9 October 2009
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Welcome to this week's newsletter
Editorial: Glimmers of Hope in Milk Price Crisis
We have 4 new features this week:
Canola For Forage
With potentially high feed costs could crops damaged by drought or frost provide an economical and nutritious winterfeed alternative. TheCattleSite junior editor, Charlotte Johnston looks into the possibility of canola.
Successful Heifer Rearing To Increase Herd Profits
Concentrating on heifer rearing can improve the long term viability of the dairy herd, writes TheCattleSite junior editor, Charlotte Johnston.
Winter Feeding Management
With winter approaching and a hard summer behind them, producers may find they are short of feed. Planning ahead, using alternative feeds and culling cows may be options to consider to improve cow performance and profits, writes TheCattleSite junior editor, Charlotte Johnston.
Dairy Markets Review
An assessment of the short to medium term outlook for global dairy products, prepared by Teagasc.
Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health announces sponsorship supporting milk producers in Malawi
MALAWI - A multi-year sponsorship project, supporting the Shire Highlands Milk Producers Association (SHMPA) in Malawi, a developing country in southeast Africa, has been initiated by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health.
Bovine Reproduction Congress in Colombia
COLOMBIA - Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health recently organised the Second International Congress of Bovine Reproduction in BogotÃ¡, Colombia.
» New Humane Training Programme for Animal Handlers
» US Climate Change Bill Fails To Involve Agriculture
» Weekly US Cattle Outlook
» Producing More Milk Reduces Fertility
» New Bill Expected to Provide Aid to Dairy Sector
» Dairy Farmers Cheated by Processors
» CME: Lowered Prices Pressure Beef Demand
» Weekly Outlook: Early Corn and Soybean Exports
» Weekly Roberts Report
» New Product to Battle Lepto
» Making the Most of Dairy Nutrition
» CME: Output Numbers Will Not Drive Feed Prices
» Bovine Lactoferrin Reduces Infection in Babies
» US Dairy Industry To Receive Financial Support
» Fair Distribution of Federal Dairy Relief Urged
» Warning from MEPs Regarding EU Transport Rules
» Liver Fluke Threatens Cattle Welfare
» Farmers Should Demand Milk Price Increases
» United Kingdom Milk Prices And Composition Of Milk
» South Korea Reopens to British Pork
» Survey Shows I&PS's Are Here To Stay
» Cull Cow Market Increases
» Is Moist Feed Cost Effective?
» TB Eradication Group to Provide More Support
» World Dairy Market Strenghtening Welcomed
» CGF and DDGS Bode Well as Animal Feed Ingredient
» First Round on Agriculture â€˜Templatesâ€™ Completed
» Milk to Fight Against Obesity
» EU Fails to Make Decisions to Save Dairy Industry
» Daily Livestock Report
» Zinc Slurry Leak Threatens Grazing Cattle
» Tasmanian Dairy Farmers to Meet Government
» Nestle Stops Buying Mugabe Milk
» Ministry Stops Buying Cattle
» China a Promising Market for Food Safety Products?
» Survey to Look at Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
» Canadian Govt Invests in Farm Animal Care
» Ireland Establishes Dairy Consultative Group
That's all for this week!