University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

April 2012

Contents of This Issue


Feeding and Management Programs Impact Milk Composition of Dairy Herds

Milk components are an important part of how farmers are paid for their milk so it is important to understand how feed and management can play a part in milk composition.

Can Rolling Herd Averages Help You Manage Your Dairy Operation?

Rolling herd averages are historical values.  This articles looks at do rolling herd averages really help you manage your herd now?


Producer Suggestions for Modernizing or Expanding Your Dairy

Many factors need to be considered before expanding or modernizing your dairy operation.  This article looks at a survey of dairy farmers to see what they suggest you do before you build.