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Canola meal’s unique balance of amino acids is helping to optimize milk production in dairy herds all across North America. Is it right for your herd? This is where you and your nutritionist can find out.


Canola meal research to be highlighted at ADSA

July 7, 2014

The latest canola meal research, including studies on how canola meal interacts with lactating dairy cows, will be showcased during the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) in Kansas City, Mo., July 20 – 24, 2014. Canola meal dairy research was conducted at universities across North America, including University of California, Davis, …Read More »

On the road…in Iowa!

Canolamazing was on the road in June and participated in the Four State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference held in Dubuque, Iowa. The event drew a strong attendance (over 400!) of dairy nutritionists and advisors from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. It was a great event to connect with local dairy nutritionists and learn what …Read More »

In situ…What?

June 10, 2014

We’re not speaking Greek! In situ is a valuable method of nutrition research, and we’d like to explain what it is and how it works. An in situ test helps us to understand what happens to feed ingredients in the rumen of dairy cows, as opposed to how the feed ingredient interacts with the whole …Read More »

Looking Back: My First Year as a Full-time Dairy Farmer

May 30, 2014

It’s been just over a year since I started working on my family’s dairy farm full-time, and it’s been a whirlwind. Going in, I was pretty confident with my abilities and knowledge of our farm; I’ve been working on the farm in some capacity my entire life. But, it’s amazing how much of a reality …Read More »

All or Nothing: Swapping Out DDGS Entirely for Canola Meal

May 21, 2014

Research isn’t sparse that proves canola meal protein is an effective protein ingredient in dairy rations, and can be substituted for soybean meal without question. We have similarly learned that canola meal and high-protein dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) work well when mixed together as protein sources for dairy cows, but how do they …Read More »

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