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The basis of any sound animal nutrition program is evaluating what nutrients the animals are consuming.  When it comes to ruminant animals, like dairy cattle, as much as 60% of their diet comes from the forages they consume.  Forage testing on a regular basis is important to formulating a balanced ration for your dairy herd. Rock River Labs now has a forage testing facility in Colby, Wisconsin. This gives livestock producers in North Central Wisconsin a better option for testing…

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Declining Class III milk futures are causing many of our dairy producer members to evaluate the cost of their rations.  I believe ration adjustments need to be evaluated closely to make sure ingredients that perform stay in these rations.  So how should we evaluate our cost of production and the economic impact that these ration changes make? I am using MilkPay.com regularly to evaluate cost per cwt. and income over feed cost. MilkPay is a website with and excellent calculator…

Our Tire & Auto Manager shows you how to check the oil on your vehicle.

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In recent months you have likely noticed that gasoline and diesel prices are considerably lower than they have been for many years. The crude oil supplies are near all- time record high levels.  This graph shows the New York Mercantile Exchange diesel price for the last five years.  As you can see the 2015 price is much lower than in the past, recently it has bounced up about twenty cents.  As we get into March the prices tend to drift down a…

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February is Heart Month…last night we had a blast at the Medford girls/boys basketball games raising awareness for heart health. We partnered with Aspirus-Medford to give away t-shirts, can coolers and heart-shaped stress toys.

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