The 2012 drought generated many dairy cattle feeding related questions, especially in southern Wisconsin. Harvest and storage issues emerged and disappeared as the cropping year progressed, while feeding issues linger through feed out. The situation has been exacerbated by very high corn, soybean meal, forage, and byproduct feedstuff prices for those needing to purchase more feed unexpectedly due to the drought. Below is a list of sub-topics for discussion from a dairy cattle nutrition perspective at the conference.
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