Higher feed prices have put a new twist on developing a strategy for winter feeding for dairy producers. Leo Brown, Livestock Information Manager for Pioneer Hi-Bred, discusses steps livestock producers can take to make the transition to new feedstocks as efficient as possible from an economic and production perspective. “Every year is different,” says Brown. “Because a feed ration worked last year and the year before, doesn’t mean a producer shouldn’t look at options. Producers need to be efficient, making the most cost-effective choices while meeting production goals.”[audio:http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3?http://www.zimmcomm.biz/pioneer/pioneer-podcast-43-wdd.mp3]
Leo Brown on Winter Inventory Strategies (5:00 min MP3)
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