Maryland Milk Moos

The Maryland Milk Moos is a quarterly newsletter published by the University of Maryland Extension that is focused on dairy topics related to Nutrition and Production, Herd Management, and Forage Production.

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Recent Issues

  • Calf laying down in stall

    Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2022

    Topics include: Troubleshooting Calf Scours, Ketosis in the Dairy Cow: Friend or Foe?, Student Intern update, How Low Can You Go? The Cutting Height Debate, and Events and Announcements.

  • Maryland Milk Moos March 2022 newsletter cover

    Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2022

    Topics include milk fever, subclinical mastitis, and forage sorghum as an alternative silage crop.

  • Dairy Newsletter Cover Page

    Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2021

    Topics include farm transition, winter calf management, and managing high fertilizer prices.

YR 2022

Issue Format
Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2022
Topics include milk fever, subclinical mastitis, and forage sorghum as an alternative silage crop.
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Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2022
Topics include: Troubleshooting Calf Scours, Ketosis in the Dairy Cow: Friend or Foe?, Student Intern update, How Low Can You Go? The Cutting Height Debate, and Events and Announcements.
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YR 2021

Issue Format
Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2021
Topics include farm transition, winter calf management, and managing high fertilizer prices
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Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2021
Topics include dairy economics, calf milk replacer requirements, and updates on a recent research study examining effects of soil fertility on triticale forage yield and quality.
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Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2021
Topics include: cost of production, heifer benchmarks, fly control, and pasture management
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Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2021
Topics include: pre-weaned calf housing and nutrition, grazing tips, and management of poor alfalfa stands
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YR 2020

Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 1, Issue 3, December 2020 (pdf)
Topics include: colostrum management, tips for optimizing the fertility of winter forages, update on recent grazing study, and reflections from Dr. Bob Peters as he prepares for his retirement.
Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 1, Issue 2, August 2020 (pdf)
Topics include: winter annual forages, heat stress, and dry cow mastitis therapies
Maryland Milk Moos - Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2020 (pdf)
Topics include: milk supply management during COVID-19, cow longevity, and tips for optimizing forage drying for hay production