Scouting for field crop insects is not just left to corn and soybean growers. Now is the time for alfalfa producers to begin scouting their fields for alfalfa weevil, an insect that can cause severe defoliation if left unchecked.
A study released earlier this month in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that calcium intake isn’t linked to weight gain.
Chances are they’re not. The good news, however, is that you can change that. The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that while parents are a key influencer in children’s consumption of calcium, and a new study indicates that most children and adolescents are at risk forbone fractures and osteoporosis later in life because of low calcium intake.
How well do you know your nutrition program? Are you squeezing every drop of potential production out of your milking string? I just read an article discussing how your profitability will suffer if you either over or under estimate forage requirements for your herd. With that in mind, you might consider making plans to join me in Fort Wayne later this Spring.
Belive it or not, the next time you go out for a run or hope on the treadmill, you may want to take along a bottle of ice cold chocolate milk. Sure, you love the flavor of chocolate milk, but leading researchers now say it may be a better athletic drink than what you typically see sports stars chugging on television.
From Mr. Buckeye Ag Radio Network himself, Andy Vance.
How are you supposed to get your 3 A Day on Super Sunday? It’s easy if you use the recipes that the American Dairy Association has posted on their 3 A Day website.
The International Dairy Federation has some papers you may want to look at. They are seven independent scientific review papers that record the views of top nutrition scientists on milk and its role on the diet. They’ve been published as a supplement to the December issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.