José L. Pantoja

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Introduction Producers have many choices of diverse tillage practices for their corn (Zea mays L.) production systems. However, no-till has become an important soil management practice to help reduce water and wind erosion, as well as nutrient runoff, while conserving soil moisture for crop use. No-till systems also help farmers by saving labor and time, as(More)
Little information exists on the potential for N fertilizer application to corn ( L.) to affect NO emissions during subsequent unfertilized crops in a rotation. To determine if N fertilizer application to corn affects NO emissions during subsequent crops in rotation, we measured NO emissions for 3 yr (2011-2013) in an Iowa, corn-soybean [ (L.) Merr.](More)
Take Home Message  Use of intramammary antimicrobial dry cow treatment (DCT) is fundamental for effective mastitis control but even with the use of DCT, about 25-30% of cows may have quarters that maintain chronic intramammary infections across the dry period  Quarters with chronic intramammary infections have 4 times increased risk of having clinical(More)
Studies are underway to better understand the relationship between milking machines and management practices on milking parlor performance and efficiency and teat condition. This review will help dairy managers, facility designers and dairy consultants understand the aspects of milking machines and management that are correlated to the efficient production(More)
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