Moosletter: March 2018

Moosletter: March 2018
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March 2018                                                Volume: 4 Issue: 3
How to reduce heat stress in dairy cattle (Spanish version available)

Co-author: Kim Clark, Nebraska Dairy Extension Educator

Kim Clark photoWe are probably all thinking about Spring and planting crops now and not heat.  Now is the time to start preparing for the summer heat and reducing heat stress in cattle to avoid additional stress and decreased milk production on your dairy cattle.  This NebGuide, translated into Spanish is a great resource to use for training and also to post for employees to see.  This NebGuide is also available in English.  Click here for the English version.  Click here for the Spanish version.  
Have you seen the new NSDA website? Click here to view the new and improved website.
Meet the 2018 Dairy Ambassadors

Dawn klabenes photo

Dawn Klabenes is a Chambers, NE native and is majoring in Animal Science with a minor in communications.Dawn attends the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Jessilynn Sayers

Jessilynn Sayers is a Clarkson, NE native is majoring in Animal Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Rodrigue Mugenga photo
Rodrigue Mugenga is a native of Rwanda.He is a second-year Animal Science major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

elena Montemagni photoElena Montemagni is originally from California. Her family now resides in St. Paul, NE. She is an Animal Science major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Bailey Petersen photo

Bailey Petersen, a native of Miller, Nebraska is an Animal Science major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Kurt Wortman is a Northeast Community College student majoring in Animal Science.He is a native of Creighton, Nebraska.

Central Plains Dairy Expo Meet and Greet invitation

NSDA Welcomes Much-Needed Improvements to Dairy Safety Net

After months of challenging negotiations on Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump signed into law a budget deal in early February that includes provisions that will reform the dairy safety net into a more effective resource for farmers facing 2018’s challenging milk price environment. NSDA is optimistic these changes will benefit the state’s dairy farmer community. Continue...

NSDA Convention Highlights
2017 Milk Quality Award Winners
2018 Nebraska State Dairy Convention 
Milk Quality Award Winners
Bruce Anderson presenting
NSDA convention booth sponsors
NSDA convention lunch
Brad Scott speaker at NSDA convention banquet
In this Issue
Calendar of Events
Nebraska State Dairy Association logo
Rod Johnson, Executive Director
Phone: (402) 853-2028
Are you an NSDA member? Click here for membership information.
Nebraska Extension logo
Kim Clark, Dairy Ext Educator
Phone: (402) 472-6065
Cell: (402) 350-5003
Thank you to our sponsors
Thank you to our sponsors
Automated Dairy Specialists      Midwest Dairy Association     Nebraska Corn Board   
SoyBest/Grain States Soya, Inc.
Aschoff Construction    Enogen Feed    Farm Credit Services     Frontier Mills, Inc.   
Nebraska Vet Services     Nebraska Soybean Board    Nutrient Advisors
Ag Processing, Inc./Amino Plus    Bio-Resources Application Management, LLC    Cappel Sales, Inc.
Hiland Dairy Foods     Midwest Livestock Systems   Progressive Nutrition
Agri-King Nutrition, Inc.     Associated Milk Producers, Inc.    Balchem Corp    Central Dairy Supply     Central Confinement Services     Connor Agriscience     Dehaan, Grabs and Associates     Ecosyl Products, Inc.     Elanco     Heartland Builders Co.       IDEXX     LG Pumping, LLC    Legend Seeds   
Nebraska Dairy Systems      Peterson Ag Systems, Inc.    Select Sires         USDA/NASS
Agropur   CMP Dairy Consulting     Custom Feed Service    Dairy Farmers of America     Dean Foods    
LALA Brands   Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation    Nebraska Cattleman
Nebraska Public Power District   RABO AgriFinance   Settje Agri Service    XFE Products
Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska    Bills Volume Sales       Central Plains Dairy Expo Eurofins     Jisa Farmstead Cheese      Nebraska Department of Agriculture       Nebraska Department of Economic Development        Northeast Community College       West Point Dairy Products   
Nebraska State Dairy Association Mission: The purpose of the Nebraska State Dairy Association is for the promotion of dairy interests in the state of Nebraska.


Nebraska Dairy Extension Mission: As Nebraska Extension faculty with expertise in dairy production and agriculture systems, we provide science-based programs, resources, and knowledge to Nebraska’s dairy producers. Our aim is to empower dairy operations to be both sustainable and resilient while maintaining profitability. Our ideas, actions, and communications will promote resource-based stewardship while enhancing human and animal well-being.
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