December/January 2011:
Rube Goldberg Dairy Management and Austerity Measures

Does technology have anything to offer that's economical?

December/January 2009:
Is Your Dairy Farm Too Big To Fail Yet?

The pied piper is leading you if bigger is the only plan to increase profits.

June/July 2009:
Will TMR Feeding Go the Way of the Dinosaur?

Economics ahead may put total mixing out of biz.

August/September 2010:
Sometimes the Best Course of Action is Inaction -or to Stay the Course

When to be proactive, when it may be wise to do nuthin' -but never to give up!

Skid Loader Liquid Molasses Applicator:
Apply molasses without a TMR mixer
October/November 2007:
Nine Out Of Ten Neighbors Secretly Hope You Fail

And The Dairy Science Department Cares More About Sales Than You Think.

Best Nutritionist:
The Best Nutritionist in the World is Closer Than You Think

April/May 2001:
Get Your Mind Out of the Dairy Farm Management Ghetto

April/May 2008:
When times are tough, the last thing you need is a "Cadillac"

June/July 2008:
How Much Diesel Fuel Is In Your Ration?

It's time to end excessive use of purchased feeds and corn, consider the grazing option

December 1999:
The Dairy Industry's New Clothes

July 2000:
Ever Wonder Why Cows Don't Last Anymore?

Does anybody in our industry remember/know what a healthy/sick cow looks like?

August/September 2009:
How Precise is Your Feeding?

Will grazing need to be banned to save cows and the planet?

June/July 2010:
Bunker Silos are Now Destroying the Planet... What Next?

What will the environmental progressive agency do now?

KOWboy sense for a precision ration

Do your part to save us all -minimize that carbon hoofprint! Does somebody think we're all stupid?

December / January 2010:
When in Doubt, Grow More Forage Leumes Next Year

Agronomic outlook for confinement -row crop dairy not good

Newsletter 2011, quarter 3:
Are you using the right software to balance the ration?

Know which ration software can guarantee a precision ration (?)

February/March 2006:
Re-arranging The Furniture While The House Is Burning Down

It doesn't make much sense to fiddle with some ration numbers while ignoring the cows.

December/January 2005:
Growing Weary of the Constant Challenge of Production Driven Acidosis/Laminitis Syndrome? Ready to Wave the White Flag?

How to transition a damaged herd to a high forage ration.

What???!!!:
You thought you could get away with what???!!!

October/November 2003:
ARPAS Provides Assurance When Dealing With Advisors?

Is This the Real Solution to Our Industry's Cow Longevity Crisis?

April/May 2010:
It's Not the Size of the River That Runs Through Your Farm that Matters

The important question is, "How much can you dip out of it?"

April/May 2002:
Have You Been Buying Milk From The Feed Company?

Your challenge feeding program may be more than you can afford and the benefits of grazing cows are too great to ignore.

April/May 2003:
A Straightforward Comparison: Cost per LB of dry matter (DM)

Confinement vs. Grazing

April/May 2005:
Confinement or Grazed, Cows Have the Same Needs -None of Which Are Secrets

How to learn how to maintain good production and reproduction whether on pasture or not.

December/January 2002:
When Dairymen Get Milk Fever

...And How You Can Make Better Decisions for Your Farm

December/January 2003:
What'll It Take To Get You To Change?

It's Time to Review the Mission Statement and Production Management Plan for Your Dairy

June/July 2004:
Okay, Go Ahead and Run Your Farm, Feed Your Cows Any Way You Feel...

But when you think you're thinkin' for yourself, are you?

October/November 2005:
The Power of negative thinking

It takes more than just a positive attitude -good results require right thinking and doing.

October/November 2002:
No Blue Ribbon for the State Fair Ration

How would ya like to be feeding this during low milk prices?!

October/November 2010:
Preventing Mycotoxins Starts With Fall Tillage

Your politically incorrect guide to reducing mold in your feedstuffs, fungal disease in crops.

May 2000:
Mold/Mycotoxins, A Symptom, Not The Root Problem

The growing problem seems to have some running scared, but it's only a symptom of a sick/unbalanced farm system.

August/September 2001:
The Conspiracy of Duped Voluntary Subjugation

Are you a dairyman in denial?

August 2000:
Have We Figured Out What Sustainable Ag is Yet?

(Maybe We Could Get Closer to the Truth by Figuring Out What It's Not)

January 2000:
Everybody Knows Organic Dairy Farmers Are a Bunch of KOOKS!

(But why are those KOOKS still getting $17.60/hundred base price?)

Organic:
To Be or Not to Be Organic?

There's More to the Story

April 2000:
Considering the Price of MILK... There is Light at the End of the Tunnel

(But I would hurry to get off the tracks before the train comes)

December/January 2001:
Are You an Efficient Dairy Producer?

Efficiency?! -For Whose Sake? (Or Are You Being Exploited?)

April/May 2006:
Your Farm is a Catasrophe!!!

Don't let soil fertility take the natural course, nor think that there's any short-cut secrets.

October/November 2008:
Get Your Priorities In Line With Real Needs

Ten steps in priority for spending on fertilizer.

October/November 2004:
KOW Welcomes Your Constructive Criticism

Biography:
Tom Weaver