University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

November 2012

Contents of This Issue

Click on each article title to see an individual article.


Mycotoxins and their Effects on Dairy Cattle

Mycotoxins, specifically aflatoxins are a hot topic with this summer's drought.  This article gives the effects they may have on dairy cattle.


     **For further reading on Aflatoxins check out last month’s article.**

Common Questions Regarding Aflatoxin in Corn Grain and Silage


Cow Nutrition and Crop Nutrient Management

This article is the second of a six-part series on emerging nutrition topics.  It was written by Bill Weiss, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University. 

DAIReXNET Free Webinars

DAIReXNET will be hosting another free webinar on, November 19, 2012, 12:00-1:00 PM Central Time

Topic:  Diagnosing Problems in Nutrition Programs Through Records  Presented by:  Dr. Greg Bethard, North Carolina State University


2012 Kentucky 4-H Dairy Judging Team

Learn more about the 2012 Kentucky 4-H Dairy Judging team members.

New Resources

**Click on the links below to see the new factsheets.**

New Calf Health Factsheet  


New Considerations for Starting an On-Farm Dairy Processing Enterprise Factsheet