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Start To Farm: New Farmer Learning Network’S Dairy Series, Jenn Bentley, Hugo Ramirez, Leo Timms, Larry Tranel, Fred Hall, Beth Doran, John Olthoff Jan 2018

Start To Farm: New Farmer Learning Network’S Dairy Series, Jenn Bentley, Hugo Ramirez, Leo Timms, Larry Tranel, Fred Hall, Beth Doran, John Olthoff

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Start to Farm: New Farmer Learning Networks were for beginning and early-career farmers looking for an edge in managing and growing their farm business. The ISUEO Dairy Team provided an opportunity to address ways to improve business practices and production techniques, tour successful farm operations, and form a community to share new ideas and profitable farming methods. The goal of the networks was to provide an open atmosphere for discussion, sharing of ideas and learning about resources for producers who are in their first 10-12 years of dairy farming. It is important to help producers make sound dairy farm management ...


Amino Acid Digestibility Of A High Protein Ddgs Product In Broilers, Krysten Fries, Elizabeth Bobeck Jan 2018

Amino Acid Digestibility Of A High Protein Ddgs Product In Broilers, Krysten Fries, Elizabeth Bobeck

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Distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) are a common feedstuff in poultry diets, however, digestibility estimates vary with production method and strain (broiler vs layer). The objective of this study was to determine the amino acid digestibility of 34.1% (as fed) high-protein DDGS in straight-run Cobb 500 broiler chickens. Calculated standardized ileal amino acid digestibility (SIAAD) of indispensable amino acids (AA) ranged from 81.20 to 90.41%. The SIAAD of dispensable AA ranged from 16.16 to 89.78%. The digestibility of limiting AA in HiP DDGS was greater than reported digestibility values of the same AA ...


Phenotypic And Genetic Associations Of Objectively Evaluated Replacement Female Feet And Leg Joint Conformation At Selection And Post First Parity, Joseph D. Stock, Julia A. Calderón Díaz, Max F. Rothschild, Benny E. Mote, Kenneth J. Stalder Jan 2018

Phenotypic And Genetic Associations Of Objectively Evaluated Replacement Female Feet And Leg Joint Conformation At Selection And Post First Parity, Joseph D. Stock, Julia A. Calderón Díaz, Max F. Rothschild, Benny E. Mote, Kenneth J. Stalder

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Objective evaluation of feet and leg joint conformation is a needed step to improve the repeatability of selection of animals based on proper structure. Objective measurements were taken at the time of selection and during second gestation. Phenotypic and genetic parameter estimates were obtained to better understand the relationship between the measures obtained from objective evaluation. Heritability estimates were low to moderate for all traits measured. Genetic correlations between and within traits at the same time point and between time points were all either small or not different than zero. Low to moderate heritability estimates indicate the ability for these ...


A Survey Of Corn Silage And Earlage Characteristics Production And Use In Iowa, Russ Euken Jan 2018

A Survey Of Corn Silage And Earlage Characteristics Production And Use In Iowa, Russ Euken

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Corn Silage and earlage are two common feeds for beef cattle. Both of these feeds can increase beef production per acre as compared to corn grain but require good management from production through feeding to optimize beef production. Little information has been collected about production practices that are being used in Iowa and if there is any correlation to the feeding value of the feeds.


Behavioral Associations During A Novel Object Test And Performance Of Barrows Divergently Selected For Residualfeed Intake, Samaneh Azarpajouh, Jessica Colpoys, Emily Arkfeld, Nicholas Gabler, Anna Johnson, Jack Dekkers, Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan, Steven Lonergan, John Patience, Kenneth Stalder Jan 2018

Behavioral Associations During A Novel Object Test And Performance Of Barrows Divergently Selected For Residualfeed Intake, Samaneh Azarpajouh, Jessica Colpoys, Emily Arkfeld, Nicholas Gabler, Anna Johnson, Jack Dekkers, Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan, Steven Lonergan, John Patience, Kenneth Stalder

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Selection for decreased RFI is controversial from a welfare standpoint, given that the genetic variation in RFI reflects the genetic variation in activity and response to stress. The objective of this experiment was to examine the behavioral metric correlations and growth performance of barrows divergently selected for residual feed intake (RFI) during a novel object test. Forty low-(LRFI, more feed efficient) and 40 high-RFI (HRFI, less feed efficient) barrows from the 8th generation Yorkshire selection lines were randomly selected. Barrows were evaluated in a Novel Object Test for zone crossing, zone 1 (defined as the mouth, nose, and/or ...


Composition Of Eleven Pig By-Products, Cayla Iske, Cheryl Morris, Anna Johnson Jan 2018

Composition Of Eleven Pig By-Products, Cayla Iske, Cheryl Morris, Anna Johnson

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The objective of this study was to evaluate 11 pork-based by-products for chemical and mineral composition to potentially serve as ingredients in carviore diets. By-products ranged widely in composition: DM: 26.0-71.2%; OM: 53.0-96.8%; CP: 22.9-79.3%; fat: 22.0-63.2%; CF: 0.3-19.5%; TDF: 0.0-3.4%; GE: 3.7-7.5 kcal/g; ME: 3.23-6.86 kcal/g. This nutrient range provides flexibility for formulation of various diet types. In addition, these by-products also have potential use as enrichment for managed carnivores.


How Does On-Farm Nursery Pig Approachability Pre- And Post-Vaccination?, Shawna Weimer, Anna Johnson, Kenneth Stalder, Locke Karriker, Thomas Fangman Jan 2018

How Does On-Farm Nursery Pig Approachability Pre- And Post-Vaccination?, Shawna Weimer, Anna Johnson, Kenneth Stalder, Locke Karriker, Thomas Fangman

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The objective of this study was to compare live and digital methodologies to measure nursery pig approachability pre- and post-vaccination. A total of 149 pens housing approximately 19 barrows and gilts/pen (a mix of approximately 50% barrows and 50% gilts; 0.3 m2/pig) were used. Pigs were approximately 6 weeks of age. The pen applied injection treatments were (1) Ingelvac CircoFLEX®/Ingelvac MycoFLEX® vaccine, (2) Circumvent® PCVM vaccine (3) Saline. Pre-injection were conducted at 1600h the day before injections were administered. Pigs received their treatments at 1000h on the consecutive day and post-injection was conducted, 6 h after ...


How Does The Type Of Vaccine Affect Pig Approachability Pre- And Post-Vaccination?, Shawna Weimer, Anna Johnson, Kenneth Stalder, Locke Karriker, Thomas Fangman Jan 2018

How Does The Type Of Vaccine Affect Pig Approachability Pre- And Post-Vaccination?, Shawna Weimer, Anna Johnson, Kenneth Stalder, Locke Karriker, Thomas Fangman

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The objective of this study was to determine if nursery pigs display different behaviors and postures pre- and post-injection using a live- and digital image methodology. A total of 149 pens housing approximately 19 barrows and gilts/pen (a mix of approximately 50% barrows and 50% gilts; 0.3 m2/pig) were used. Barrows and gilts were approximately 6-wk of age from a commercial crossbred genetic line. The pen applied injection treatments were (1) Ingelvac CircoFLEX®/Ingelvac MycoFLEX® vaccine, (2) Circumvent® PCVM vaccine (3) Saline. Pre-injection were conducted at 1600h the day before injections were administered. Pigs received their treatments ...


Selection For Increased Natural Antibody Levels To Improve Disease Resilience In Pigs, Laura E. Tibbs, Carolyn Ashley, Austin Putz, Kyu-Sang Lim, Michael K. Dyck, Frederic Fontin, Graham S. Plastow, Jack Dekkers, John C. S. Harding Jan 2018

Selection For Increased Natural Antibody Levels To Improve Disease Resilience In Pigs, Laura E. Tibbs, Carolyn Ashley, Austin Putz, Kyu-Sang Lim, Michael K. Dyck, Frederic Fontin, Graham S. Plastow, Jack Dekkers, John C. S. Harding

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Breeding animals are typically raised under high health conditions in nucleus herds, but their offspring are often exposed to multiple disease challenges in commercial production facilities. Because breeding animals are not exposed to many common swine pathogens, it is difficult to select for resilience to disease. A possible solution is selecting for levels of natural antibodies (NAb), which can be measured in a high health environment and in this study are shown to correlate with disease resilience and to be heritable (h2 = 0.11 to 0.39). Therefore, breeding for increased NAb levels in clean conditions could be a valuable ...


Tri-State Agriculture Lenders Seminar, 2017, Larry Tranel Jan 2018

Tri-State Agriculture Lenders Seminar, 2017, Larry Tranel

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Educating Agricultural Lenders on Risk Management as it relates to a Dairy Farm has economic implications for loan success and dairy farm profitability. Due to demand from Agricultural lenders, the 31st Annual Tri-State Agricultural Lenders Seminar was held in Dubuque, IA to increase understanding and management of commodity prices and market risk. One hundred seventy lenders and media personnel attended the seminar. Pre-post evaluations showed knowledge learned in all subject matter areas, with lender’s personal comments showing individual impacts as well as the success of this program and continual need in the future.


Millionaire Model Dairy Farm Performance In Iowa, 2016, Larry Tranel Jan 2018

Millionaire Model Dairy Farm Performance In Iowa, 2016, Larry Tranel

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A Millionaire Model Dairy Farm (MMDF) project was created by this author in the 1990’s. Its goal was to show beginning and transitioning dairy producers how to become “millionaires” within 25 years of a dairy career by practicing a hybrid grazing and confinement operation. It has been a very successful Extension program. In 2012, organic dairy producers were added and in 2015, conventional dairy producers were added to the data. In 2016, GrassMilk® or “no-grain” farms were separated into their own data set due to their competitive profitability with the Higher Profit farms. Note the small number of herds ...


Economics Of Conventional And Hybrid Grazing Dairies Relative To Organic And Organic No-Grain Dairies, Larry Tranel Jan 2018

Economics Of Conventional And Hybrid Grazing Dairies Relative To Organic And Organic No-Grain Dairies, Larry Tranel

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The economics of various dairy production systems is a topic of frequent conversation in Extension’s work with Iowa dairy producers and industry professionals. This article attempts to shed further light on the economics of four dairy systems: 1) Conventional/Confinement dairy (CONV) 2) Hybrid Grazing dairy (HGRAZ) 3) Organic dairy (ORG) 4) Organic No-Grain dairy (ORG-NG) This study uses the “Millionaire Model Dairy Farm Performance in Iowa” publications and data from both 2015 and 2016 to compare relative profitability of these systems. Bottom line is that depending on manager skills and desires, all the systems studied have merit for ...


Evaluation Of A High Protein Ddgs Product On Broiler Performance, Krysten Fries, Elizabeth Bobeck Jan 2018

Evaluation Of A High Protein Ddgs Product On Broiler Performance, Krysten Fries, Elizabeth Bobeck

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Dried distiller’s grains with solubles (DDGS) are commonly fed at an inclusion of 10% or less in broiler diets with the added benefit of an improved ability to utilize the available nutrients compared to layers fed the same inclusion. Combined with intentional changes to processing to enhance the nutritional quality of DDGS, there is the potential to increase the utilization of DDGS when fed to broilers. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of feeding up to a 20% inclusion of high protein DDGS (HiP DDGS) on broiler performance in straight-run Cobb 500 broiler chickens. Birds ...


Genetic Parameters And Genomic Regions Associated With Growth Rate And Response To Newcastle Disease In Local Chicken Ecotypes In Ghana And Tanzania, Esinam Nancy Amuzu-Aweh, Muhammed Walugembe, Boniface Baboreka Kayang, Amandus Pachificus Muhairwa Jan 2018

Genetic Parameters And Genomic Regions Associated With Growth Rate And Response To Newcastle Disease In Local Chicken Ecotypes In Ghana And Tanzania, Esinam Nancy Amuzu-Aweh, Muhammed Walugembe, Boniface Baboreka Kayang, Amandus Pachificus Muhairwa

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Local chicken enterprises in Africa are of great importance to household livelihoods but face major constraints with devastating disease outbreaks such as Newcastle disease (ND), which cause major economic losses. A study was conducted in two countries, Ghana and Tanzania, where three ecotypes in each country were challenged with a lentogenic (vaccine) strain of ND virus and various response phenotypes, including growth, anti-NDV antibody levels, and viral load from hatch to 38 days of age were taken. We estimated variance components and performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS) using ~2800 birds. Moderate heritabilities (0.14-0.55) of the above traits ...


Ans 490-H: Part Ii; How To Educate The Public While Providing A Portable Environmentally Enriched Wagon To A North American Porcupine, Madison Deal, Anna Johnson Jan 2018

Ans 490-H: Part Ii; How To Educate The Public While Providing A Portable Environmentally Enriched Wagon To A North American Porcupine, Madison Deal, Anna Johnson

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The objective of this project was to determine if a portable environmentally enriched wagon provided a North American Porcupine with the ability to express natural behaviors during a formal educational presentation at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. The study was broken up into three phases: baseline, habituation, and public. One researcher recorded all phases on a video camera in color at 30 frames per second. All information will be presented descriptively. Time on educational presentation: The average time during baseline was ~13 minutes. Once the wagon was introduced, the average formal educational presentation length increased to ~19 minutes ...


Climatic Factors Affecting Quantity And Quality Grade Of In Vivo Produced Bovine Embryos, Josue Chinchilla-Vargas, Marianna M. Jahnke, Tyler M. Dohlman, Patrick Gunn, Max F. Rothschild Jan 2018

Climatic Factors Affecting Quantity And Quality Grade Of In Vivo Produced Bovine Embryos, Josue Chinchilla-Vargas, Marianna M. Jahnke, Tyler M. Dohlman, Patrick Gunn, Max F. Rothschild

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The present study investigated the effects of climatic variables on the quality grade and quantity of in vivo produced bovine embryos. High temperature during the early embryonic development stage, one day after AI to flush, tended (P < 0.10) to decrease the quality of embryos recovered. High Temperature-Humidity Index during the early antral follicular stage, 40 to 45 days prior to ovulation, tended to improve the total number of freezable and transferrable embryos recovered per flush (P < 0.10). Increased wind speed at the early antral follicular phase was associated with a significant increase of the percentage of quality grade 1 embryos recovered (P < 0.05). This implies that wind has a significant effect in the quality grade and quantity of in vivo produced bovine embryos that is rarely taken into consideration.


Iowa Beef Center, Dan Loy, Beth Doran, Russ Euken, Denise Schwab, Chris Clark, Joe Sellers, Patrick Wall, Garland Dahlke, Sherry Hoyer, Erika Lundy, Lee Schulz, Grant Dewell Jan 2018

Iowa Beef Center, Dan Loy, Beth Doran, Russ Euken, Denise Schwab, Chris Clark, Joe Sellers, Patrick Wall, Garland Dahlke, Sherry Hoyer, Erika Lundy, Lee Schulz, Grant Dewell

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During 2016, IBC staff made 183 presentations to more than 13,700 participants, conducted 564 personal consultations, and over 4,100 phone or email consultations. The webinars and videos IBC produced were viewed more than 20,000 times, and the online software tools had 375,000 downloads. There were 180,000 website visitors and 3,500 social media contacts. IBC funded 4 mini grant projects investigating current industry questions including: Management effects on ergovaline content of stockpiled tall fescue for winter grazing • Grazing cover crops • Calving management on Iowa beef cattle farms • Corn silage characteristics on Iowa farms Iowa Beef ...


Effects Of Original Xpc On Newly Weaned Beef Steer Nutrient Digestibility And Response To A Vaccination Challenge, Erin Deters, Rebecca Stokes, Olivia Genther-Schroeder, Stephanie Hansen Jan 2018

Effects Of Original Xpc On Newly Weaned Beef Steer Nutrient Digestibility And Response To A Vaccination Challenge, Erin Deters, Rebecca Stokes, Olivia Genther-Schroeder, Stephanie Hansen

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The study was designed to determine the effects of Diamond V Original XPC, a yeast fermentation product, in the diets of newly weaned beef steers on nutrient digestibility and response to a vaccination challenge. Although no overall performance benefit was noted, XPC improved total tract CP digestibility. Steers fed XPC at 14 g/d exhibited lesser concentrations of APP, greater DMI, and more efficient rumination post-vaccination. Further research is needed to determine the optimal supplementation rate of XPC to newly received beef cattle.


Corn Silage And Earlage Nutrient Analysis, Russ Euken Jan 2018

Corn Silage And Earlage Nutrient Analysis, Russ Euken

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Corn Silage and earlage are two common feeds for beef cattle. Both of these feeds can increase beef production per acre as compared to corn grain but require good management from production through feeding to optimize beef production. Variation in the production, harvesting and storage of these feeds could influence the nutrient analysis and beef production.


Comparison Of Trace Mineral Repletion Strategies In Beef Cattle To Overcome A High Antagonist Diet, Sarah Hartman, Olivia Genther-Schroeder, Stephanie Hansen Jan 2018

Comparison Of Trace Mineral Repletion Strategies In Beef Cattle To Overcome A High Antagonist Diet, Sarah Hartman, Olivia Genther-Schroeder, Stephanie Hansen

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It was observed that diets with high sulfur and molybdenum decreased markers of copper, selenium, and manganese after 90 d. In a 62-d trace mineral repletion period, steers receiving an injection of Multimin90 had the most rapid improvement of copper and selenium status by d 14, while it took 28 d and 42 d for copper and selenium status to improve in steers supplemented with 150% of national recommended concentrations from either an inorganic and organic blend, or only inorganic trace minerals. Further research is needed to understand the optimal trace mineral supplementation strategy to overcome dietary antagonisms without creating ...


Effect Of Varying Trace Mineral Supplementation Of Steers With Or Without Hormone Implants On Growth And Carcass Characteristics, Emma Niedermayer, Olivia Genther-Schroeder, Dan Loy, Stephanie Hansen Jan 2018

Effect Of Varying Trace Mineral Supplementation Of Steers With Or Without Hormone Implants On Growth And Carcass Characteristics, Emma Niedermayer, Olivia Genther-Schroeder, Dan Loy, Stephanie Hansen

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The utilization of hormone implants and the supplementation of trace minerals have become well adopted management strategies in the feedlot industry. When hormone implants increase rates of growth in feedlot cattle, this could increase the demand for trace minerals to support those rapid rates of growth. In this study, an aggressive implant strategy dramatically increased growth rates and HCW, without having negative effects on marbling score. It was also observed, regardless of hormone implant, trace mineral supplementation tended to increase overall ADG and steers supplemented at industry consultants recommended concentrations had a 33 lb increase in HCW compared to cattle ...


Comparing Iowa 4-H Beef Carcass Programs With The 2016 National Beef Quality Audit Carcasses, Denise Schwab, Chris Clark, Beth Doran, Russ Euken, Dan Loy, Erika Lundy, Joe Sellers, Patrick Wall Jan 2018

Comparing Iowa 4-H Beef Carcass Programs With The 2016 National Beef Quality Audit Carcasses, Denise Schwab, Chris Clark, Beth Doran, Russ Euken, Dan Loy, Erika Lundy, Joe Sellers, Patrick Wall

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While the Iowa 4-H & FFA carcass contest cattle are not completely representative of all Iowa cattle, they can indicate trends for the Iowa cattle industry and represent the calves locally available for projects. With nearly 60% of these cattle receiving an $8/cwt premium, cattle feeders have the potential to improve net revenues by marketing cattle into a grid market.


Effects Of An Oral Supplement Containing Calcium And Live Yeast On Circulating Calcium And Production Parameters Following I.V. Lipopolysaccharide Infusion In Dairy Cows, Mohmmad Al-Qaisi, Sara Kvidera, Erin Horst, Carrie Shouse, Johana Mayorga, Nathan Upah, Denny Mackilligan, Leo Timms, Lance Baumgard Jan 2018

Effects Of An Oral Supplement Containing Calcium And Live Yeast On Circulating Calcium And Production Parameters Following I.V. Lipopolysaccharide Infusion In Dairy Cows, Mohmmad Al-Qaisi, Sara Kvidera, Erin Horst, Carrie Shouse, Johana Mayorga, Nathan Upah, Denny Mackilligan, Leo Timms, Lance Baumgard

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Administrating lipopolysaccharide (LPS) decreases circulating calcium (Ca) and markedly reduces both feed intake and milk yield in lactating cows. Calcium is involved in immune system activation and live yeast can increase feed intake. Whether supplemental live yeast and Ca benefits immune-challenged cows remains unclear. Therefore, study objectives were to evaluate if providing an oral supplement containing soluble Ca, live yeast and other micronutrients would ameliorate LPS-induced hypocalcemia and production parameters in lactating dairy cows. Providing an oral supplement containing Ca and live yeast prior to and following LPS administration markedly ameliorated the LPS-induced hypocalcemia and improved DMI and milk yield ...


Effects Of Age Of Dairy Calves First Offered Free Drinking Water On Feed Intake, Growth, And Health, Janaka Wickramasinghe, Ranga Appuhamy Jan 2018

Effects Of Age Of Dairy Calves First Offered Free Drinking Water On Feed Intake, Growth, And Health, Janaka Wickramasinghe, Ranga Appuhamy

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Offering adequate amount of clean drinking water to dairy calves has become recently a significant concern in the dairy industry. This also brought attention to the fact that many dairy farmers wait for a couple of weeks to offer drinking water to newly borne calves even though offering water from birth is the recommendation. Neonate calves could consume considerable amount of water via whole milk or milk replacer but it’s not clear that amount alone would fulfill the water requirements to support growth and development. The present study was conducted to examine the effects of receiving drinking water from ...


Secure Milk And Secure Beef Supply Plans- Role Of The Veterinarian, Molly Lee Jan 2018

Secure Milk And Secure Beef Supply Plans- Role Of The Veterinarian, Molly Lee

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Veterinarians have a tremendous responsibility— and opportunity— to help their clients prepare for a potential foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak. While eradication of FMD, should it occur in the U.S., is the ultimate goal, the old approach to FMD response— massive depopulation— is no longer workable except in a small outbreak. The size, structure, efficiency and extensive movement in cattle production will likely require alternative response options to manage disease spread, such as vaccination and allowing animals to recover.


Dairy Directions Program Series Brings Information To Isolated Audiences, Fred M. Hall, Hugo Ramirez Jan 2018

Dairy Directions Program Series Brings Information To Isolated Audiences, Fred M. Hall, Hugo Ramirez

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The vast majority of dairymen and dairy cows in northwest Iowa are in the six most north-westerly counties. That translates to most Extension dairy programs are proximal to the dairymen and cows. However, there are pockets of dairies in and around Sac and Pocahontas counties. A Dairy Directions workshop series was developed focused on current dairy issues and topics for these 2 areas. 32% of dairies in these areas attended (11 dairies and 25 dairy producers as well as employees and agribusiness). The workshop ranked highly and was very successful with knowledge gained in all subject areas and presentations based ...


2017 Fall Dairy Tour, Jennifer Bentley, Mariah Schmitt Jan 2018

2017 Fall Dairy Tour, Jennifer Bentley, Mariah Schmitt

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The second annual Fall Dairy Tour provided a two day, one-night learning opportunity for producers, industry, and potentially new dairy producers to network and learn more about the industry. These tours showcased farms and industry that have seen success in advancing and utilizing genetics, implementing technology, and facility design for improved herd health and efficiency.


International Engagement To Enhance Global Food Security: An Example In The Republic Of Kosova, Curtis R. Youngs, Albulena Basha Jan 2018

International Engagement To Enhance Global Food Security: An Example In The Republic Of Kosova, Curtis R. Youngs, Albulena Basha

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Since 2011, personnel at Iowa State University (ISU) have been engaged with the southeastern European country of the Republic of Kosova (more commonly known as Kosovo). The purpose of this engagement has been to empower Kosovars to transform their agricultural sector so that this newly independent country can reduce its reliance on food imports and develop into a food secure nation. Activities conducted under terms of the international memorandum of cooperation and understanding between ISU and the University of Prishtina (UP) are described in this report. Accomplishments resulting from this partnership include: 1) guest lectures by ISU faculty to UP ...


Addition Of Red Wine On The Physicochemical Properties And Sensory Characteristics Of Uncured Frankfurter-Type Sausage, Xi Feng, Joseph G. Sebranek, Dong Uk Ahn Jan 2018

Addition Of Red Wine On The Physicochemical Properties And Sensory Characteristics Of Uncured Frankfurter-Type Sausage, Xi Feng, Joseph G. Sebranek, Dong Uk Ahn

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The aim of this work was to evaluate the quality and sensory characteristics of ready-to-eat (RTE) frankfurter-type sausage cured with celery juice powder and including red wine. Four frankfurter treatments including a conventionally cured treatment without red wine (control) and three treatments cured with pre-converted vegetable juice powder and 0%, 5% or 10 % (v/w) red wine were prepared. Adding 5% red wine increased the a*-value, and the textural resilience, cohesiveness and springiness of the frankfurters, as well as decreased lipid/protein oxidation of the final products. Added wine also introduced new volatiles (alcohol and ester compounds) to the ...


Midwest Dairy Day Focuses On Maximizing Production With Improved Reproduction, Jennifer Bentley, Mariah Schmitt, Kyra Bellrichard Jan 2018

Midwest Dairy Day Focuses On Maximizing Production With Improved Reproduction, Jennifer Bentley, Mariah Schmitt, Kyra Bellrichard

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The Midwest Dairy Day provides a one day learning opportunity for producers, industry, and potentially new dairy producers to network and engage in a current topic. With support from the dairy industry and business community, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Northeast Iowa Community College, and Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation, this program has continued to provide valuable information.