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MSU Extension Educators Phil Durst and Stan Moore provide research based education for Dairy Farmers

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Dairy Educators Phil Durst and Stan Moore cover topics of interest to Dairy Farmers.
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2017-11-25 23:56
last episode published
2016-05-18 19:48
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32.12 days
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Number of Episodes
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
18.05.2016

They did what to your milk

Stan and Phil discuss the process milk goes through from Farm to Store.
4.03.2016

Anatomy of a Successful Farm Employee Meeting

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss the importance of quality farm meetings and how they can help move employees and the farm forward toward continued success.
27.01.2016

Are you being fair with all of your employees

Stan Moore and Phil Durst discuss the importance of fairness with employees, both perceived and real, and how it can impact employee recruitment and retention on your farm.
15.01.2016

China's Dairy Industry

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss Phil's recent trip to China to speak at a dairy conference, and what he learned about China's Dairy Industry.
7.01.2016

What do your employees say the like:dislike the most about working on your farm

Stan Moore and Phil Durst discuss results that their research shows about employees' likes:dislikes about working for their farm employers.  This information can be used to make management improvements and can also help managers recruit good fits for t...
28.12.2015

Pre Milking Prep

Phil Durst and Stan Moore talk about the importance of a good Pre Milking Prep procedure on your dairy farm.
15.07.2014

Parlor Practices for Successful Management of Mastitis

Phil Durst and Stan Moore talk about the principles and practices that provide successful mastitis management in the parlor.
8.07.2014

Treating Metritis

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss when treatment is warranted for Metritis in Dairy Cows.
30.06.2014

Preventing Metritis

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss the importance of preventing Metritis and how producers can lesson the impact on their cows and their farm.
24.06.2014

Detecting Problem Cows Early

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss the importance of finding those ADR (Ain't Doin Right) Cows ealry.  
20.06.2014

Why so much Metritis?

Phil and Stan discuss metritis on dairy farms (part 1 of 4)
6.06.2014

Just because you said it doesn't mean they got it!

Stan Moore and Phil Durst discuss the importance of good communication and reinforcing that communication on a regular basis.
2.06.2014

Integrity in Farm Business

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss the importance of integrity in your farm business.  Integrity is important in every aspect of your life, and your farm is no exception.
23.05.2014

How are you using incentives on your farm?

Phil and Stan discuss what makes a good incentive program on dairy farms and how to avoid some common pitfalls.
15.05.2014

Maintaining Margins

Phil Durst and Stan Moore talk about the importance of Maintaining Margins, expecially in the critical areas on our farm and in our farm management.  
27.02.2014

Turning over a New Leaf

Stan Moore and Phil Durst discuss the value of farm business succession while the leaf is still green.
5.02.2014

Moving Employees from Information to Inovation

Stan Moore and Phil Durst discuss the importance of modeling the behavior or task that we want our employees to perform successfully. 
20.01.2014

Do you have a valid VCPR?

Phil Durst and Stan Moore talk about the necessity for farms to have a Valid Veterinary Client Patient Relationship (VCPR).  Having a good VCPR can help establish good drug use policies and avoid antibiotic residues.
13.01.2014

Getting Off The Farm

Stan Moore and Phil Durst talk about the importance of getting off your farm in order to learn new things, improve your farm practices and continue to move from a good farm, to a great farm!
6.01.2014

New Year New Feed

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss the importance of having extra corn silage for proper fermintation time to maximize its quality.
30.12.2013

What if we could see germs?

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss germs on farms, biosecurity, and how to improve herd health on your farm
23.12.2013

What tone are you setting for your farm?

Stan Moore and Phil Durst discuss the importance of setting a good tone for your farm.  Management's attitude and how they relate to employees can make a real difference in productivity on the farm.
10.12.2013

Questions Veterinarians wish You would ask Them

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss "Questions Veterianarians wish You would ask Them" and "Questions they would like to ask you" based on a survey of some Michigan Veterinarians.
3.12.2013

Issues standing in the way of cow comfort

Phil Durst and Stan Moore cover six of the possible issues standing in the way of cow comfort on your farm.
21.11.2013

Safety Awareness for Your Agricultural Employees Part 3 of 3

Stan Moore and Phil Durst discuss concepts learned at the Michigan Safety Conference, delivered by Don Wilson of Safe Start.  This episode talks about what you can do to improve your personal safety both on and off the farm.
18.11.2013

Are You Goal Driven?

Phil Durst and Stan Moore talk about the benefits gained when management creates a goal driven environment on the farm.
10.10.2013

Safety Awareness for your Agricultural Employees Part 2 of 3

Phil Durst and Stan Moore share four of the Critical Errors that can occur when we allow ourselves to be in a dangerous state of mind. 
1.07.2013

Treating Hypocalcemia Routinely?

Phil Dust and Stan Moore discuss an educational session that they attended this year at the Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference.  The session featured Dr. Garrett Oetzel from the Univesity of Wisconsin and covered treatment of hypocalcemia, includingi...
21.06.2013

Milk Fever even if you don't see it

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss Milk Fever including subclinical Hypocalcemia.  The incidence rates on farms is much higher than many producers realize, and the cost to dairy farmers can be substantial.
14.06.2013

Keys for Transition Cow Success

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss the Keys for Transition Cow Success.
10.06.2013

Safety Awareness for Your Agricultural Employees - Part 1 of 3

In this part 1 of 3 podcast on Safety Awareness, Stan Moore and Phil Durst discuss some of the concepts covered by Don Wilson of SafeStart covered at the 2013 Michigan Safety Conference held in Grand Rapids Michigan.
15.05.2013

Raw Milk with Dr. John Partridge of MSU

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss Pasteurization and Raw Milk.
14.05.2013

Agriculture's Aging Workforce Presents Personal Safety Concerns

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss the safety concerns presented by agricultures aging workforce and how to reduce some of the hazards.
14.05.2013

Why did that cow die?

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss on-farm cow deaths and how producers can improve tracking these deaths and improve management to reduce deaths on farm.
8.05.2013

Can Herd Somatic Cell Count be Too Low

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss the impacts of SCC on milk production and cow health.
8.05.2013

The Making of Cottage Cheese

Phil Durst and Stan Moore interview Dr. John Partridge, Associate Professor at Michigan State University on how Cottage Cheese is made.
26.06.2012

Taking Cover, Cover Crops for Dairy Farms

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss recent cover crop research and use on area dairy farms.
26.06.2012

Spotted Knapweed in Dairy Pastures and Hay Fields

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss an invasive weed that is negatively affecting both quality and quantity of our pastures and hayfields.
8.06.2012

Morrill Act of 1862 - Happy Birthday

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Acto of 1862.
17.05.2012

Dairying as Baseball

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss how dairying can learn some lessons from baseball.
16.05.2012

Double Dipping Teats

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss how some dairy producers are using a second pre-dip and achieving positive results in lowering Somatic Cell Counts
16.05.2012

What kind of milk should I buy for my kids and me?

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss how new research has brought into question the advice that higher fat in whole milk is detrimental to your health, and it may even reduce some health risk!
2.05.2012

The Company You Keep

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss how it is natural to be influenced by the people around you, so if you want greater business success, surround yourself with progressive and successful producers and professionals.
2.05.2012

After the Workshop is Over

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss how building on what we learn is only possible if employer and employees together talk about what was learned.
27.04.2012

Personnel Records Management - Part 2 Getting the Best Management Bang for the Buck

Getting the Best Management ‚ÄúBang for the Buck‚ÄĚ out of our Personnel Records systemIn part 1 of this article¬†Phil and Stan¬†covered some of the legal requirements of personnel record keeping. ¬†Covering legal requirements is obviously very important, but...
27.04.2012

Personenel Records: Part 1 - A Management Tool and a Legal Requirement

Any farm that employs individuals is also required to keep certain personnel records.  In this two part series Phil and Stan will cover the legal requirements and also how to improve the usefulness of the files for employee management. 
30.01.2012

Chocolate Milk - Too much sugar, or health drink of the future

Phil Durst and Stan Moore discuss the chocolate milk controversy and implications on nutrition in children.
30.01.2012

100,000, the new 200,000!

Phil Durst and Stan Moore talk about 100,000 SCC being a good and achievable goal for Dairy Farms.
27.01.2012

Skin in the Game

Phil Durst and Stan Moore cover how Employee ownership of farm assets is one way to involve employees and give them a stake in the business.
26.01.2012

Growing Dairies are Healthy Dairies in More Ways than just Financially

Phil and Stan discuss a recent trip to Willow Bend farm in Western NY and discovered that growing dairies have some real advantages when it comes to employees.