DairyCast update for September 22, 2010, How To Work Through Summer Conception Declines

DairyCast is heading north for the World Dairy Expo. Conversations with vendors and industry guests will be available at DairyCast.com in coming weeks. Let us know what you found interesting or of concern during your trip to Madison.

In our most recent show, Dr. Todd Bilby, associate professor and extension dairy specialist at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center, offers possible solutions to summer conception declines via embryo transfer.

Dairy Conversations For Your Operations


Agriculture Telling its Story

  • Video: The Baler Rolls - a song about baling hay - "The Singing Dairyman" strikes again, this time with an off-key melody about baling hay. Will Gilmer, Gilmer Dairy Farm, shares his penchant for singing while working.
  • Connecting Food, Nutrition, and Farms - Learn more about what dietitians and nutritionists think about food, how they write about it, and where they connect with farms.
  • Food Safety News - Food safety is again in the media and is of increasing concern to consumers. Food Safety News is an important resource to understand food safety issues, legal points of view, and details on recalls.
  • Translating Science Behind Food and Ag to Non-Farmers - How can scientists change their communication to help non-farmers understand their science? What's the best method to convey science to producers? This AgChat discussion shares thoughts from farmers, ranchers, scientists, and consumers.
  • Audio: How Can Those In Agriculture Share Their Story? - The Agvocacy 2.0 Training conference convened 60 people in agriculture who also are focused on telling their agriculture story to a broad non-farm audience. This wrap-up provides insight and perspective from the event. Also, the conference saw the video release of the Evolution of Online Agvocacy.
  • Audio: What Is The Farm Credit System? - Jack Shuler, President and CEO of ArborOne Farm Credit, explains the Farm Credit system, how it operates, and how it has evolved.

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