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Case Studies

Case Studies


Organic Dairy Case Studies

A comparison of production and management between Wisconsin organic and conventional dairy herds
K. Sato, et. al. 2003
Livestock Production Science 93:105-115

Antimicrobial susceptibility of Salmonella from organic and conventional dairy farms
K.A. Ray, et. al. 2006
Journal of Dairy Science 89:2038-2050

Effect of concentrate supplementation level on production, health and efficiency in an organic dairy herd
J. Sehested, et. al. 2003
Livestock Production Science 80(2003) 153-165

Energy utilization in crop and dairy production in organic and conventional livestock production systems
K. Refsgaard, et. al. 1996
Agricultural Systems Vol, 57, No. 4 pp. 599-630, 1999

Environmental impact assessment of conventional and organic milk production
Imke J.M. de Boer 2003
Livestock Production Science 80(2003)69-77

Influence if Corn Processing and Frequency of Feeding on Cow Performance
T.R. Dhiman, et. al.
Journal of Dairy Science, 85:217-226, 2002

Intake and performance of lactating cows grazing diverse forage mixtures
K.J. Soder, et. al. 2006
Journal of Dairy Science 89:2158-2167

Organic dairy farming in Europe: Production systems, economics and future development
A. Rosati and A. Aumaitre
Livestock Production Science 90 (2004) 41-51

Performance of dairy cows on Swiss farms with organic production
M. Roesch, et. al. 2005
Journal of Dairy Science 88:2462-2475

Quality evaluation and concentrate supplementation of rotational pasture grazed by lactating cows
K. Hoffman, et. al. 1993
Journal of Dairy Science Vol. 76, No. 9

Survey quantifies cost of organic milk production in California
Leslie J. Butler
California Agriculture Vol. 5, No. 5

Timeliness costs for the silage harvest in conventional and organic milk production
C. Gunnarsson, et. al. 2005
Biosystems Engineering (2005) 92(3), 285-293

Utilization of Nitrogen and Phosphorous in organic dairy farming in Norway
H. Steinshamn, et. al. 2004
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 104 (2004) 509-522