Cassie Schulte. Ph.D.

Posts by Cassie Schulte. Ph.D.

Managing Feeding Variation in Dairy Cows

August 06, 2021

Most people involved in dairy production have probably heard, or inherently know that consistency is key to optimizing productivity in cattle. This is true not only for activities such as milking and feeding times, but also for how feed is made, how...

Temperature Humidity Index and Dairy Production

July 22, 2020

Temperature Humidity Index (THI) is a measure that accounts for combined effects of environmental temperature and relative humidity, making it a useful tool to evaluate heat stress risk. While it is not all-encompassing, it does provide a fairly simp...

Mycotoxins in Ruminants

July 21, 2020

What are mycotoxins and why do they matter? Fungi and mold can grow and proliferate in grains, silages, and other animal feed products either when plants are stressed, or during unsatisfactory growing conditions. While mold, in itself, can reduce the...