Cost and Returns to Organic Dairy Farming

Cost and Returns to Organic Dairy Farming in Maine and Vermont for 2004
Timothy J. Dalton, Lisa A. Bragg, Rick Kersbergen, Robert Parsons, Glenn Rogers, Dennis Kauppila, Qingbin Wang
University of Maine
Department of Resource Economics and Policy Staff Paper #555

There is a vacuum of any rigorous, quantified studies …

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Total Mixed Rations for Pasture-Based Dairy Systems

Incorporating a Total Mixed Ration into Pasture-Based Dairy Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?
Kathy Soder, USDA-ARS Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research Unit University Park, PA

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Background

TMR

Feeding dairy cows on pasture challenges nutritionists and producers due to changing pasture quality and availability which make dry …

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Total Mixed Ration Use

A Survey of Total Mixed Ration Use on Pasture-based Dairy Farms in New York and Pennsylvania
Kathy Soder, USDA-ARS Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research Unit University Park, PA

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Background

Feeding dairy cows on pasture challenges nutritionists and producers, which can include variations in milk …

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