When it comes to your dairy’s data, a one-size-fits-all approach won’t cut it. How you use your data to manage your herd should be based on your farm’s goals. And what better time than now to reflect on your goals and priorities as we transition to a new year. In this episode, Taliah Danzinger, VAS senior manager of dairy intelligence, dives into how we can lay a solid foundation with our dairy data for a successful year.

In her role, Taliah leads the data science and education teams at VAS. Her department is responsible for building new insights utilizing dairy data and teaching farmers, consultants, and academia in the industry how to apply these tools in order to leverage the value of herd management software. Taliah brings on-farm experience to her role as a herd manager for a 300-cow robotic dairy and her ownership of a small dairy herd.

Taliah Danzinger

Taliah Danzinger, VAS senior manager of dairy intelligence

Season 5, Episode 56

Here is the episode breakdown:

  • 0:16 – Welcome, Taliah
  • 1:16 – Data best practices
  • 2:37 – Data reflection
  • 4:06 – Shifting our management 
  • 5:31 – Tips for a successful start
  • 7:23 – Tracking data for calves and heifers
  • 9:20 – Predicting future herd performance
  • 10:09 – Taking advantage of herd management tools
  • 12:02 – Simplifying herd management 
  • 14:06 – Tips to get the most from your data

This episode is sponsored by VAS.  VAS logo

VAS is focused on your dairy’s future with software and information solutions that help collect and connect your farm’s data. Learn more at VAS.com.

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