Business and Production Guide for Dairy Cattle Operations

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2015: $48,873.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2018
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:
Virginia Ishler
Penn State University
A comprehensive fifty-six-page publication that explains benchmarks and metrics for measuring performance of dairy operations related to finances, crop yield and quality, feeding management, milk quality, reproduction, replacements and herd turnover, facilities, animal health and water quality management. It includes an Appendix with fillable worksheets, examples and reasonable goals for common parameters, references and additional resources.
Virginia Ishler, Pennsylvania State University
Multiple Contributing Authors, Pennsylvania State University
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
Ordering info:
Virginia Ishler
Pennsylvania State University, Extension Dairy Team
335 ASI
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-3912
Cost: $5.00
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.