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Episode 84 - Dale Krekelberg's story - National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021 - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

CAUTION - this episode contains some material that listeners may find graphic or disturbing and may not be suitable for young children. Emily's dad, Dale Krekelberg, joins the OG3 to discuss the accident that resulted in the loss of his right leg and how that moment changed his life.

Episode 83 - State Fair 2021 Recap - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

The OG3 discuss the 2021 State Fair - the food, the shows, what the fair means to agricultural MN, and the perspective of a city kid who grew up going to the fair.

Episode 82 - Get the most out of your hay - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Using hay efficiently is important every year, but especially in drought years when hay is in short supply, we want to use get the most out of every bale. Listen as the OG3 discuss how to improve your hay use efficiency no matter how you feed it.

Episode 81 - Making silage safely - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Emily Krekelberg has some windshield time and wants to talk with you about making your silage season as safe as possible.

Episode 80 - Biosecurity for show animals - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

With fair and show season in full swing, the OG3 discuss how people can keep their animals and their operations safe before, during, and after traveling to exhibitions.

Episode 79 - Growing up with 4H - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Dr. Bradley J Heins and Emily discuss how 4H helped them get to where they are today.

Episode 78 - Liz Krienke - Generation Z and the farm - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

UMN Extension Livestock Team Intern Liz Krienke joins the OG3 to discuss how Generation Z sees the future of farming. Mostly we find out Bradley is old, but we learn some other valuable things along the way as well.

Episode 77 - Implanting clean - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Windshield time means driving thoughts with Dr. Joe. Implanting clean, dry ears with a clean, sharp needle is crucial for implant program success.

Episode 76 - Nitrate toxicity - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Nitrate toxicity is scary, and certainly an issue during drought. We hope you leave knowing when you should be worried and what to do next. Thanks for listening!

Episode 75 - Are we thinking about solar energy and land use the right way? - Joe Lawrence - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Solar farms are popping up across the country on agricultural land and it makes you think - Is this the right way to use our land? Joe Lawrence from Cornell Extension brings his thoughts to the episode.

Episode 74 - Drought strategies for beef producers

Dr. Joe and Emily discuss drought safety and some drought strategy for beef producers.

Episode 73 - Early weaning beef calves - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Early weaning can be a great strategy to help reduce pressure on pasture. Great tool to have when we experience drought conditions. Thank you for listening!

Episode 72 - Staying safe working with grain bins and other confined spaces - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Emily walks us through how to stay safe when working with grain bins, silos, bunkers, and manure pits. Super important topic that not only applies to our cattle producers but most of the agriculture industry as well.

Episode 71 - Fly control with Roger Moon - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Roger Moon, entomologist and friend of The Moos Room joins the OG3 to discuss fly control and to give Dr. Bradley J Heins a hard time. Thanks for listening!

Episode 70 - Strategic deworming - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Dr. Joe recommends not treating your mature cows with de-wormers. Find out why!

Episode 69 - Summer annuals = forage insurance - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Summer annuals are a great insurance policy for when we don't get enough rain. Brad goes over his strategy for what to plant, when to plant, and where to plant to get the most out of your summer annuals for your beef or dairy herd.

Episode 68 - Ag State of Mind with Jason Medows - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Host of the podcast Ag State of Mind, Jason Medows, joins the OG3 to discuss his work to bring the mental health crisis to the forefront of the agricultural industry. This is episode 4 of 4 in our mental health month series.

Episode 67 - Lost Lake Farm LLC and mental health with Kevin Dietzel - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Kevin Dietzel (Lost Lake Farm LLC) - dairy owner/farmer, cheesemaker, mental health advocate, and cellist joins The Moos Room to discuss his mental health story. This is episode 3 of 4 in our mental health month series.

Episode 66 - Meg Moynihan's mental health journey - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Meg Moynihan joins The Moos room to discuss her mental health journey in the agricultural world. This is episode 2 of 4 in our mental health month series!

Episode 65 - Farmer mental health impacts cow health - Meagan King PhD - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Meagan King joins The Moos Room to discuss her research into mental health and how it is connected to cow health. This is 1 of 4 in our series for mental health month!

Episode 64 - Transition health impacts reproductive performance with Rafael Bisinotto DVM, MS, PhD - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Rafael Bisinotto joins the OG3 to discuss transition health and the impact on reproductive performance. Metritis is the focus of Rafael's work so we spend much of our time there, including new research on what antimicrobial product to use. We talk in terms of dairy for this episode but much of this directly applies to beef as well.

Episode 63 - Nutrition for transition cow health with Phil Cardoso DVM, PhD - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Phil Cardoso and Luciano Caixeta join the OG3 in The Moos Room to discuss nutrition strategies for transition cow health. While we are talking in dairy terms today, the strategies discussed and the metrics such as body condition that are measured are definitely applicable to beef as well. Tons in this episode and plenty to digest (pun intended). Thank you for listening!

Episode 62 - Vos Farms - Ryan Vos, KJOE Radio - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Ryan Vos, host of the J and R morning show on KJOE radio (106.1 FM), joins the OG3 to discuss his family's cattle operation and how he fits everything into his day-to-day life as a radio host, feedlot manager, cow-calf herd owner, and hog barn operator.

Episode 61 - Spring cleaning the vet cabinet - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

It's spring! When you get that a little extra time and you need something to do to keep you from getting the tractor stuck in the wet fields, think about cleaning up your vaccine and drug storage areas. Emily and Dr. Joe walk through what to do to get your vet cabinet in order for both beef and dairy operations. Cheers.

Episode 60 - Clinical mastitis treatment with Pam Ruegg #2 - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

We finish our discussion on treating clinical mastitis with expert Pam Ruegg DVM, MPVM. Hard-hitting, practical knowledge from applied research is the name of the game, and no one does it better than Pam. Thank you for listening!

Episode 59 - Clinical mastitis treatment with Pam Ruegg #1 - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Pam Ruegg DVM, MPVM joins The Moos Room to discuss treatment of non-severe clinical mastitis, best practices for produces, how to apply her research in the field, and her mastitis celebrity status. Part 1 of 2.

Episode 58 - Natasha Mortenson - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Natasha Mortenson from Riverview, LLP joins the OG3 to discuss how to be the best advocate for agriculture (an agvocate) you can be. So much energy in this episode! Thank you for listening.

Episode 57 - Spring safety checklist - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Just the OG3 today! We talk spring safety considerations as we all thaw out from the deep freeze of the MN winter. What are the biggest concerns, what should you make sure to talk with the youth on your farm about? Listen to find out. Cheers.

Episode 56 - All things sensors - Brad's Birthday Bash - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

The day we recorded it was Dr. Bradley J. Heins' birthday so he got to pick the topic and as you could have guessed he wanted to talk sensors. Thank you for listening everyone.

Episode 55 - Cattle Vaccine Basics - UMN Extension's The Moos Room

Just the OG3 today! We quickly go over the basics of cattle vaccines and what Dr. Joe considers the core diseases for all cattle, dairy, or beef. This is a huge topic but we had to start somewhere. Enjoy!

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