Displaying episodes 31 - 60 of 120 in total
Kernza® has been in the news lately and we thought we better put things into a cattle perspective. We don't know a ton, but Bradley knows more than most about this perennial grain so he leads us through this episode. Thank you for listening!
On this episode, Maggie Stensaas from New Frontier Farms LLC joins the OG3 to discuss how she started her direct-to-consumer farm and how she balances farm, food, and family. Thank you for listening!
Intramammary infusion with antibiotics at dry off has been a staple in our mastitis control plan for a long time, but what if you can't get the product? Dr. Joe discusses what to do when dry cow tubes are in short supply. Thanks for listening!
Dr. Joe is all alone today as Brad and Emily are at World Dairy Expo. Left to his own devices, Dr. Joe goes all-in on a beef topic. Listen to hear the top 10 things to check on your feedlot when things aren't going as expected.
Eric Mousel, beef producer, and UMN Extension colleague joins us to discuss decisions related to a lack of winter feed for your beef operation. Thank you for listening!
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.
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.
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.
Emily Krekelberg has some windshield time and wants to talk with you about making your silage season as safe as possible.
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.
Dr. Bradley J Heins and Emily discuss how 4H helped them get to where they are today.
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.
Windshield time means driving thoughts with Dr. Joe. Implanting clean, dry ears with a clean, sharp needle is crucial for implant program success.
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.
Dr. Joe and Emily discuss drought safety and some drought strategy for beef producers.
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.
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!
Dr. Joe recommends not treating your mature cows with de-wormers. Find out why!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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