Dairy Cattle Nutrient Management

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Managing dairy cattle nutrition plays a crucial role in modern dairy cattle operations. Areas in which dairy producers can exercise control of nutrient management include diet formulations for dairy cattle, dairy rations, and use of minerals or supplements such as Rumensin. This section provides information on a variety of dairy cattle nutrient management issues, some of which include mineral management, dairy cattle ration formulation, and silage management. For more information on various aspects of manure and nutrient management, please visit the Animal Manure Management CoP.

Nutrient Management Videos


Air Quality

Feed Nutrient Management

Manure Nutrients

Manure Storage and Treatment

Subject Area Leader

Joe Harrison is the leader of the Nutrient Management subject area. If you have submissions or comments, you can contact him via email at jhharrison@wsu.edu.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.