Table of Contents

Cooling Dry Cows Impacts on the Cow and the Calf - Summary Slides
New insights into health of dairy calves during the pre-weaning period - Summary Slides
Perspectives in ruminant protein efficiency, recycling, and amino acids - Summary Slides
Strategies to improve nutritive value of corn and sorghum silage - Summary Slides
Understanding fiber for profitable ration decisions - Proceedings
Understanding the dynamics of current of milk markets - Slides


Aftermath: Global Vitamin Shortage: What did we learn in ruminants?
Effect of altering energy and amino acid nutrition on health and reproductive performance of dairy cows
Effect of calf hutch type on calf performance and calf hutch temperature humidity index
Exploring a U. S. Without Livestock
Feed coproducts: “We’re one, but we’re not the same”
Impacts of various milk replacer supplements on the health and performance of high-risk

Livestock Vitamin Nutrition in Perspective
New Concepts in Sugars and Starches for Dairy Cattle
Re-evaluating dogmas of metabolic health in transition cows
Utilizing Distillers Grains in growing heifer diets and effects of source on ruminal and intestinal digestibility


Immune Dysfunction in Periparturient Dairy Cows: Insight into Pharmacologic and Dietary Immune Treatments
Ration Formulation Models: Biological Reality vs. Models
Recommendations for Vitamins and Trace Minerals for Dairy Cows
Understanding the Application of Carbohydrate Analysis
Using Cow Monitoring for Nutritional Goals
Byproducts for Dairy Cows: Unlocking Their Value and Dealing with Their Limitations


Current Outlook for Veterinary Feed Directive
Diagnosing Common Vitamin and Mineral Abnormalities in Dairy Cattle
Lessons in Feeding Dairy Cattle from Winter Storm Goliath
New Concepts in Dry and Fresh Cow Management
Feeder Job Descriotion
Training the Feed Delivery Team
Understanding and Optimizing the Jungle of Bypass Fats
Update on Regional Extension Programs


Food Safety Modernization Act: Regulatory Impact on Feed Manufacturing
Landscape of Formulation Platforms
High Resolution Forage Testing
Updates to the CNCPS v6 5 and a Perspective on the Future
Effects of Nutrition on the Immunity of Dairy Calves
Comparison of Sorghum Silage vs Corn Silage


Enough the Fight for a Food Secure Tomorrow
The Interface between Animal and Human
Milk Milk Fat -Human Health columns
A Decade of Algae Technology
Optimizing feed intake tjd
Production Efficiency and sustainability of The Cattle Industry
Using Models on Dairy Farms
Heifer Economics


Establishing Blood Parameters for Different Classes of Cows Columns
Monitoring Negative Energy Balance in Transition Dairy Cows for Herd Results
Management of Late Lactation and Overweight Dry Cows
A Veterinarians Perspective of Large Dairy Herd Management
Todays Global Economic Environment and its Relationship to Dairy Nutrition
Nutritionists Role in Economic Success in difficult times
Managing on Farm Shrinkage
Challenges of Buying Feed and when to Pull the Trigger


Causes of Diet Induced Milk Fat Depression and Strategies to Recover
The Metabolic Profile for the Modern Transition Dairy Cow
The Health and Production Consequences of Poor Body Condition Score:The Untold Story about BCS
Exploring Protein and Energy Requirements of the Post-Fresh Transition Cow
Variation in Nutrient Composition of Feeds and Diets Fed to Dairy Cows


Regional Water Use Changes on the Horizon
Environmental & Management Factors Impacting Corn Silage Yield and Feeding Value
Increasing Silage Levels in Dairy Diets Using Starch and NDF Digestibility
Managing Mortality Losses in Dairy Herds
Impact of Calcium and Vitamin D on the Immune System
The Role of Inflammation in Metabolic Disorders
Mycotoxins: Lessons Learned from the 2009 Midwest Crop Year


Transition Management Checklist
Metabolic Considerations for Immunity
Mastitis, Mammary Gland Immunity, and Nutrition
Nutritional Approaches to Maximize N and P Efficiency
Mineral Balances on Dairy Farms – Effect of Trace Minerals on the Environment
Factors Influencing Feed Efficiency in Dairy Cattle
Nutrition and Reproduction in Modern Dairy Cows
Demystifying the Environmental Sustainability of Food Production


Amino Acids – Beyond Lysine and Methionine
Dairy Economics from a Global View
Getting the Most Out of Your Forages
Extension Update
Understanding Feeding Behavior to Maximize the Potential of Dairy Rations
Use of Glycerol in Dairy Rations
Optimal Production vs. Maximum Production


Changes in the Concentration of Minerals in Blood of Peripartum Cows
Steady As She Goes: Rethinking Dry Cow Nutrition
Improving Feed Efficiencies with Feed Additives
Forage Sources in Dairy Rations
Reaping the Most Nutrients: Working with Starch and Nonfiber Carbohydrate Digestibility
Strategies to Improve Reproduction during Heat Stress
Limit Feeding Dairy Heifers to Improve Feed Efficiency


Facing the Diminishing Corn Supply: Dairy Alternatives
Silages As Starch Sources for Cows
The Use of CPM Dairy as a Nutrition Management Tool with a Mid-South Twist
Economics of Variability in Dairy Rations
Impact of Nutrition on Dairy Cattle Reproduction


The Corn Silage “Big 6″ – The Six Key Management Control Points for Maximizing Corn Silage Quality and Profitability
HBS: Etiology and Prevention
Managing Nutrition for Optimal Milk Components
Peripartum Energy Balance, Immune Function, and Uterine Health
Extension Update
Legislative and Regulatory Issues for the Feed Industry
Seasonal and Environmental Effects on Energy Requirements and Performance of High-Producing Cattle


Assessment of Water Quality & Nutrition for Dairy Cattle
Appropriate Methods of Diagnosing Mineral Defeciencies
How Do the New Protein Rules Affect What We Feed?
The Dollars and Sense of Going from Good to Great in the Dairy Business
The Underlying Physiology Changing Reproduction in High Producing Dairy Cows
Mycotoxins: A Review of Dairy Concerns
Heifers from Birth to 300 Pounds: How Important Is Rumen Development?


Forage Quality Variation
Effects of Genetics and Management on the Yield and Nutritional Variability of Corn Silage
Variation in the Nutrient and Gossypol Content of Whole and Processed Cottonseed
Randomness Rules: Living with Variation in Nutrient Composition of Concentrate Feeds
Jejunal Hemorrhage Syndrome
Nutrient Requirements and Target Growth of Calves and Heifers – Making an Integrated System
Conrolling and Managing Feed Variation – A Farm Perspective


Effects of Grain Variability and Processing on Starch Utilization by Lactating Cows
Optimizing Ruminal Fermentation with Organic Acids
Pricing Feed Ingredients Based on Market Value of Nutrients
Physiological Mechanism Linking Reproduction to Nutrition in High-Producing Dairy Cows
Locomotion Scoring of Dairy Cattle: Use and Interpretation
Increasing Profitability Through an Accelerated Heifer Replacement Program
Utilizing Milk Replacer to Maximize Early Growth Rates


Feeding Management Strategies for Dry Cows
Using the 2001 Dairy NRC to Optimize the Use of Dietary Protein for Milk Protein Production
Monitoring Transition Cow Programs
Effect of Oral Glycerol Drench on Transition Dairy Cattle
Working with Non-NDF Carbohydrates with Manure Evaluation and Environmental Considerations
Interactions between Metabolic Disease and the Immune System: Why Cows Develop Mastitis at Freshening
A Review of Body Condition Scoring in Dairy Cows


Strategic Uses of Feed Additives in Dairy Ration
Nutritional Management for Transition Cows
Nutrient Influences on Reproduction of Dairy Cows
Results of Field Trials Involving Drenching Cows with Addtional Nutrients at Calving
Managing Mixing Wagons for Performance and Health
Bovine Laminitis: Origin and Prevention of Complicated Hoof Lesions
Economic Concepts in the Analysis of Dairy Records
Comparison of Software Applications for Formulating Dairy Rations


Special Nutritional Needs of the Transition Cow
Hoof Health: Managing Cow Comfort to Reduce Lameness
Recent Developments in Zinc Bioavailability Research
Silage Management: Five Key Factors
Feedbunk Management: Evaluation Techniques
TAEX Update
Professional Dairy Heifer Growers Association
Accelerate Heifers Through Transition
The Last 100 Years of Ruminant Nutrition


Assessing the Role of Copper and Zinc in the Cow-Calf Production Cycle
Chromium and Dairy Nutrition: What Do We Know?
Mycotoxin Characterization, Occurrence and Detection
Mycotoxin Toxicity, Treatment and Prevention
TAEX Update
A Survey of Trends and Rationales for Dietary Phosphorus Recommendations among Mid-South Dairy Nutritionists
Another New Look at DCAD for the Prepartum Dairy Cow


Phosphorus Nutrition of Dairy Cows
Factors Affecting Manure Quantity, Quality, and Use
Evolution and Prospect of Regulations for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
Extension Update
Benefits and Limitations of Fat in Dairy Rations
Critical Issues in Nutritional Management of Dairy Heifers
Influence of Vitamin E and Selenium on Mastitis & Milk Quality in Dairy Cows
Factors to Concentrate on to Prevent Periparturient Disease in Dairy Cow
Direct Fed Microbials and Enzymes for Dairy Cows


What Three Questions Should I Ask Before Using NIRS?
Mineral Composition of Southern Forages
Particle Size Distribution in Texas TMR’s
Energy Balance and Ovarian Follicles
Cystic Ovaries in Dairy Cows
Factors Which Influence Forage Quality and Fiber Effectiveness in Dairy Rations
Feeding Management of the Postpartum Cow
Transition Cow Nutrition: Failure to Invest Now May be Costly Postpartum
Monitoring Protein Utilization by Use of Milk Urea Nitrogen


Quality Control in Feed Production
Mixing and Nutrient Uniformity Issues in Ruminant Diets
Fiber Requirements for Dairy Cattle How Low Can You Go
Amino Acids and Their Application in Formulating Diets for Cattle
Feeding for Maximum Rumen Function
Nutritional Management of the Young Dairy Heifer
Heifer Development- A Healthy Start to Future Profits
What are YOur Heifer Replacement Goals


Application of the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System for Feeding Dairy Cattle
Feeding Strategies to Reduce the Impact of Nitrogen on the Environment
Managing Dairy Manure Resources to Avoid Enironmental Pollution
Diagnosing Nutritional Programs with Records
Application of the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System for Predicting the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle
Effect of Short- and Long-Term Changes in Energy Balance on Reproduction
Factors Influencing performance of Growing Beef Cattle Consuming Bermudagrass Forages
Protein-Ionophore Supplementation of Grazing Cattle


Improving Intake and Performances of Forage-Based Rations
Improving Intake and Performance of Dairy Cows during Heat Stress Conditions
Feeding Management Strategies that Influence Intake
Influence of Trace Nutrients on the health of Dairy Cows
Vitamin E and Other Good Stuff in Dairy Nutrition
Field Investigations of Laminitis-Problem Dairy Herds