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Allen Young

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Cooperative Extension

Dairy Management

Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Animal Science, (Dairy Physiology), Oregon State University, 1987
MS, Animal Science, (Reproductive Physiology), Utah State University, 1981
BS, Biology, (Chemistry), Utah State University, 1979





Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: AGRS 236
DialPhone: 435-797-3763
SendEmail: allen.young@usu.edu

Awards

New Specialist Award, 1998


  • Kelley, A.W, Neal, K., Eun, J., Young, A., (2015). Effects of corn silage hybrids on metabolic parameters and lactational performance of transition dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Tye, B.M, Neal, K., Yang, S., Eun, J., Young, A., Mjoun, K., (2015). Effects of supplementing slow-release urea in combination with steam-flaked corn or high-moisture corn on ruminal fermentation and lactational performance of dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Yang, S., Neal, K., Eun, J., Young, A., Sims, R.C, (2015). Ruminal fermentation characteristics of lactation dairy diets with different forage-to-concentrate ratios without or with lipid extract algae in continuous cultures. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Kelley, A., Neal, K., Young, A., Eun, J., (2014). Assessment of feeding high moisture corn grain with different qualities of alfalfa hay in high-forage lactation dairy diets.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Christensen, R.G, Young, A., Eun, J., MacAdam, J.W, Min, B.R, (2014). Assessment of in vitro fermentation characteristics of lactation dairy diets consisting of orchardgrass or birdsfoot trefoil pasture forages with different supplements using continuous cultures. J. Dairy Sci. 97 (E-Suppl. 1):168. (Abstr.)
  • Christensen, R., Young, A., Eun, J., MacAdam, J.W, Min, B., (2014). Assessment of in vitro fermentation characteristics of lactation dairy diets consisting of orchardgrass or birdsfoot trefoil pasture forages with different supplements using continuous cultures. . J. Dairy Sci.
  • Christensen, R.G, Eun, J., Fellner, V., Young, A., MacAdam, J.W, (2014). Comparison of milk fatty acid profiles of dairy cows grazing cool-season perennial ryegrass or birdsfoot trefoil pasture on a commercial organic dairy farm. J. Dairy Sci. 97 (E-Suppl. 1):548. (Abstr.)
  • Christensen, R., Eun, J., Fellner, V., Young, A., MacAdam, J.W, (2014). Comparison of milk fatty acid profiles of dairy cows grazing cool-season perennial ryegrass or birdsfoot trefoil pasture on a commercial organic dairy farm.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Christensen, R., Eun, J., Fellner, V., Young, A., MacAdam, J.W, (2014). Comparison of milk fatty acid profiles of dairy cows grazing cool-season perennial ryegrass or birdsfoot trefoil pasture on a commercial organic dairy farm.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Neal, K., Eun, J., Young, A., Mjoun, K., (2014). Nutrient utilization and metabolism by lactating dairy cows fed high-forage diets with protein supplements.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Neal, K., Eun, J., Young, A., Mjoun, K., (2014). Nutrient utilization and metabolism by lactating dairy cows fed high-forage diets with protein supplements.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Christensen, R.G, Young, A., Eun, J., MacAdam, J.W, Min, B.R, (2014). Assessment of in vitro fermentation characteristics of lactation dairy diets consisting of orchardgrass or birdsfoot trefoil pasture forages with different supplements using continuous cultures. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Christensen, R.G, Eun, J., Young, A., MacAdam, J.W, (2013). Lactational performance and ruminal fermentation profiles of dairy cows fed diets containing birdsfoot trefoil hay. J. Dairy Sci. 96 (E-Suppl. 1):514. (Abstr.)
  • Christensen, R., Eun, J., Young, A., MacAdam, J.W, (2013). Lactational performance and ruminal fermentation profiles of dairy cows fed diets containing birdsfoot trefoil hay.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • McDonald, M., Holt, M., Young, A., Eun, J., Nestor, K., (2013). Lactational performance and ruminal fermentation profiles of dairy cows fed different corn silage hybrids ensilaged without or with microbial inoculant.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Christensen, R.G, Eun, J., Young, A., MacAdam, J.W, (2013). Milk production and ruminal fermentation characteristics of dairy cows grazing birdsfoot trefoil pasture on a commercial organic dairy farm. J. Dairy Sci. 96 (E-Suppl. 1):511. (Abstr.)
  • Christensen, R., Eun, J., Young, A., MacAdam, J.W, (2013). Milk production and ruminal fermentation characteristics of dairy cows grazing birdsfoot trefoil pasture on a commercial organic dairy farm.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Holt, M.S, Young, A., Eun, J., Nestor, K.E, (2012). Effects of corn silage hybrids and quality of alfalfa hay on nitrogen metabolism and ruminal fermentation of early lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Holt, M.S, Young, A., Dai, X., Nestor, K.E, Eun, J., (2012). Effects of feeding brown midrib corn silage with a high dietary concentration of alfalfa hay during early and mid-lactation on milk production of Holstein dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Dolecheck, K.A, Vera, J.M, Young, A., Smith, A.H, Fellner, V., Eun, J., (2012). Effects of supplementing propionibacteria in lactation dairy diets on ruminal fermentation in continuous cultures. . J. Dairy Sci.
  • Eun, J., Williams, C.M, Young, A., (2011). A meta-analysis on the effects of supplementing exogenous fibrolytic enzyme products in dairy diets on productive performance in early lactation.. Journal of Dairy Science
  • King, C.C, Dschaak, C.M, Eun, J., Fellner, V., Young, A., (2011). Assessment of ruminal fermentation characteristics under normal or high fermentative temperature in continuous cultures.. Journal of Dairy Science
  • Rood, K., Young, A., (2011). Survey results of management, dairy animal care and quality assurance practices, and bovine viral diarrhea on Utah dairies. Applied Animal and Public Health Symposium
  • Eun, J., Min, B.R, Sieg, J.M, Zobell, D., Young, A., (2011). Tannin extracts decrease in vitro growth of ruminal acidosis-causing bacteria in pure culture.. Journal of Dairy Science
  • Fatehi, F., Honarvar, M., Dehghan-Banadaky, M., Zali, A., Young, A., (2011). The relationship between milk urea nitrogen with milk yield and protein percentage categories for Iranian Holstein cows.. Journal of Dairy Science
  • Dschaak, C.M, Novilandi, C.T, Eun, J., Fellner, V., Young, A., Zobell, D., Israelsen, C.E, (2011). Ruminal fermentation characteristics and lactational performance of Holstein dairy cows fed whole safflower seeds. Journal Dairy Science
  • Williams, C.M, Dschaak, C.M, Eun, J., MacAdam, J.W, Young, A., (2010). Assessment of tannin-free and tanniniferous legumes in lactating dairy diets using continuous culture.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Dschaak, C.M, Williams, C.M, Eun, J., Young, A., (2010). Effects of condensed tannins supplementation in a lactating dairy TMR diet on ruminal fermentation in continuous culture, maintained at high and low pH.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Dschaak, C.M, Williams, C.M, Holt, M.S, Eun, J., Young, A., (2010). Effects of condensed tannins supplementation on ruminal fermentation and lactational performance of dairy cows when fed high or low forage diet.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Vera, J.M, Eun, J., Zobell, D., Young, A., (2010). Exogenous proteolytic enzyme increases degradation of dried distillers grains with solubles during in vitro ruminal fermentation.. J. Dairy Sci.
  • Young, A., (2009). Assessment of whole Nutrasaff safflower seed as a fat supplement to lactating Holstein dairy cows.. J. Dairy Sci. (Suppl. 1) *
  • Young, A., (2009). Effect of saponin extract supplementation on ruminal fermentation in continuous culture.. J. Dairy Sci. (Suppl. 1) *
  • Young, A., (2009). Shift in in vitro microbial fermentation in response to condensed tannin supplementation in mixed ruminal cultures.. J. Dairy Sci. (Suppl. 1) *
  • Young, A., (2009). Use of magnesium exchanged natural zeolite as a source of ruminal buffer additive for lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. (Suppl. 1) *
  • Young, A., (2008). Good dairy sanitation workshops in Central American countries.. J. Dairy Sci. 91 *
  • Young, A., (2008). Spanish language training on proper milking techniques in the state of Utah.. J. Dairy Sci. *
  • Young, A., (2007). Prediction of DHI udder health values from bulk tank information.. J. Dairy Sci. (Suppl. 1) *
  • Young, A., (2006). Feed a pound of fat strategy to improve productivity of dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci *
  • Young, A., (2003). Association between production, feed and weather on a commercial dairy, a case study. J. Dairy Sci. *
  • Young, A., (2003). Culling Rate and Death Loss Associations with DHI Production Values. J. Dairy Science *

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

    • Young, A., Creech, J.E, Zobell, D., Israelsen, C.E, Eun, J., (2014). Integrating Teff into Livestock Operations. Utah State University Extension
    • Holmgren, L.N, Young, A., Israelsen, C.E, Barnhill, J.V, (2014). 2014 Costs and Returns for a 250 Cow Dairy Operation Northern Utah. *
    • Young, A., Rood, K., (2013). Management of Young Calves for the Small Scale Hobbiest Part 1: Newborn Calf.. USU Extension Publication
    • Young, A., Rood, K., (2013). Management of Young Calves for the Small Scale Hobbiest Part 2: Feeding.. USU Extension Publication
    • Israelsen, C.E, Young, A., Feuz, D., Holmgren, L.N, (2012). Preserving Quality Silage at the Bunker. Utah State University Extension Publication
    • Feuz, D., Israelsen, C.E, Young, A., Holmgren, L.N, (2012). Buying and Selling Corn Silage or Other High Moisture Feeds: Value the Feed not the Water. Utah State University Extension Publication
    • Young, A., (2011). Buying and Feeding the Family Cow. Utah State University Extension
    • Miller, R.L, Young, A., Major, J., Trinca, L., (2010). Phosphorus in Dairy Cattle Diets. Utah State University Extension

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    Publications - Curriculum

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Holt, M.S, Yang, S., Creech, J.E, Eun, J., Young, A., (2016). In situ ruminal degradation kinetics of corn silage hybrids harvested prior to or at maturity in dry and lactating dairy cows. J. Anim. Plant Sci., 26, 46-53.
      • Christensen, R.G, Yang, S., Eun, J., Young, A., Hall, J.O, MacAdam, J.W, (2015). Effects of feeding birdsfoot trefoil hay on neutral detergent fiber digestion, nitrogen utilization efficiency, and lactational performance by dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci., 98, 7982–7992.
      • Williams, C.M, Eun, J., MacAdam, J.W, Young, A., Fellner, V., Min, B., (2011). Effects of forage legumes containing condensed tannins on methane and ammonia production in continuous cultures of mixed ruminal microorganisms. Animal Feed Science Technology, 166-167, 364-372.
      • Williams, C.M, Eun, J., Dschaak, C.M, MacAdam, J.W, Min, B.R, Young, A., (2010). CASE STUDY: In vitro ruminal fermentation characteristics of birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.) hay in continuous cultures. Professional Animal Scientist, 26, 570–576.
      • Dschaak, C.M, Eun, J., Young, A., Stott, R.D, Peterson, S., (2010). Effects of supplementation of natural zeolite on intake, digestion, ruminal fermentation, and lactational performance of dairy cows.. Professional Animal Scientist, 26, 647-654.
      • Young, A., (2009). Nutritive merits of whole Nutrasaff safflower seed when fed to Holstein dairy cows during midlactation. Animal Feed Science and Technology, in press.
      • Young, A., (2009). Short communication: Effects of replacing alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) hay with birdsfoot 5 trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.) hay on ruminal fermentation and nitrogen metabolism in continuous culture. J. Dairy Sci., revision09-2706.
      • Young, A., (2008). Lactational Performance and Profiles of Milk Fatty Acids of Midlactating Holstein Dairy Cows Fed Whole Nutrasaff Safflower Seed. J. Dairy Science, submitted.
      • Young, A., (2006). Adoption of Security Systems By Dairy Farms to Address Bioterrorist Threats in the Intermountain United States. J. Dairy Sci., 89(5):, 1822-182.
      • Young, A., (2006). Frequent changing and rinsing of drinking water buckets improved performance of hutch-reared Holstein calves. Bovine Practicioner, 40(1):, 8-Jan.
      • Young, A., (2006). Milking and Calf Care Schools for Hispanics in Cache County. J. Extension, 44(4):, 4IAW2 (August).
      • Young, A., (2003). Relationship of milk urea nitrogen and DHI production variables in western commerical dairy herds. J. Dairy Sci. 86(9):3008-3015
      • Young, A., (2003). Whole-Farm Nitrogen Balance on Western Dairy Farms. J. Dairy Science, 86, 4178-4186.
      • Young, A., (2003). Whole-Farm Phosphorus Balance on Western Dairy Farms. J. Dairy Science, 86(2), 688-695.
      • Young, A., (2002). Relationship between DHI production values and Myers-Briggs type indicator as a measure of management ability. J. Dairy Science, 85(8), 2046-2052.
      • Young, A., (1998). A Summary of the Reasons that Farmers Cull Cows. J. Dairy Sci. 81(8):2299-2305
      • Young, A., (1992). Methane Prediction in Dry and Lactating Holstein Cows. J. Dairy Sci. 75:2165-2175
      • Professional Journal

      • Moran, J.B, Bernard, J.K, Young, A., (2016). Prioritizing improvements to traditional management practices on small holder dairy farms in the humid tropics of Asia (Review Article). Inter. J. Agri. Biosci.5(2), 73-81.
      • Eun, J., Kelley, A., Neal, K., Young, A., Hall, J.O, (2014). Effects of altering alfalfa hay quality when feeding steam-flaked versus high-moisture corn grain on ruminal fermentation and lactational performance of dairy cows.. J. Dairy Sci., 97:12, 7833-7843.
      • Eun, J., Kelley, A., Neal, K., Young, A., Hall, J.O, (2014). Effects of altering alfalfa hay quality when feeding steam-flaked versus high-moisture corn grain on ruminal fermentation and lactational performance of dairy cows.. J. Dairy Sci., 97:12, 7833-7843.
      • Neal, K., Eun, J., Young, A., Mjoun, K., Hall, J.O, (2014). Feeding protein supplements in alfalfa hay-based lactation diets improves nutrient utilization, lactational performance, and feed efficiency of dairy cows.. J. Dairy Sci., 97:12, 7716-7728.
      • Holt, M.S, Neal, K., Eun, J., Young, A., Hall, J.O, Nestor, K.E, (2013). Corn silage hybrid type and quality of alfalfa hay affect dietary nitrogen utilization by early lactating dairy cows.. J. Dairy Sci., 96, 6564-6476.
      • Vera, J.M, Smith, A.H, Zobell, D., Young, A., Eun, J., (2012). Effects of an exogenous proteolytic enzyme on growth performance of beef steers and in vitro ruminal fermentation in continuous cultures. Professional Animal Scientist, 28, 452-463.
      • Fatehi, F., Zali, A., Honarvar, M., Dehghan-banadaky, M., Young, A., Ghiasvand, M., Eftekhari, M., (2012). Review of the relationship between milk urea nitrogen and days in milk, parity, and monthly temperature mean in Iranian Holstein cows. . J. Dairy Sci., 95:9, 5156-5163.
      • Holt, M.S, Eun, J., Thacker, C.R, Young, A., Dai, X., Nestor, K.E, Effects of feeding brown midrib corn silage with a high dietary concentration of alfalfa hay on lactational performance of Holstein dairy cows for the first 180 days of lactation. J. Dairy Sci.
      • King, C.C, Dschaak, C.M, Eun, J., Fellner, V., Young, A., (2011). Quantitative analyses of microbial fermentation under normal or high ruminal temperature in continuous cultures. Professional Animal Scientist, 27, 319-327.
      • King, C.C, Dschaak, C.M, Eun, J., Fellner, V., Young, A., (2011). Quantitative analysis of microbial fermentation under normal or high ruminal temperature in continuous cultures. Professional Animal Scientist, 27, 319–327.
      • Dschaak, C.M, Noviandi, C.T, Eun, J., Fellner, V., Young, A., Zobell, D., Israelsen, C.E, (2011). Ruminal fermentation, milk fatty acid profiles, and productive performance of Holstein dairy cows fed 2 different safflower seeds. Journal of Dairy Science, 94, 5138–5150.
      • Dschaak, C.M, Williams, C.M, Holt, M.S, Eun, J., Young, A., Min, B., (2011). Effects of supplementing condensed tannin extract on intake, digestion, ruminal fermentation, and milk production of lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 84, 2508-2519.
      • Holt, M.S, Williams, C.M, Dschaak, C.M, Eun, J., Young, A., (2010). Effects of corn silage hybrids and dietary nonforage fiber sources on feed intake, digestibility, ruminal fermentation, and productive performance of lactating Holstein dairy cows.. J. Dairy Sci., 93, 5397-5407.
      • Israelsen, C.E, Young, A., Boman, R.L, , (2006). Milking and calf care schools for Hispanics. Journal of Extension, doi: Article Number 41AW2
      • Public or Trade Journal

      • Young, A., (2005). In control or out ? How is your dairy?. In Hoards Dairyman, Western Dairy News, Vol 5, No., pg W-207-2. *
      • Young, A., (2004). Advantage of Lying Time for Pregnant Cows. Ag Weekly, November *
      • Young, A., (2004). The Use of Milk Urea Nitrogen (MUN) as a Management Tool. Western Dairy News in Hoard's Dairyman West, Vol 4, No., W-123. *
      • Young, A., (2004). Family Members as Employees, Part III. Ag Weekly, August, 21. *
      • Young, A., (2004). Family Members as Employees, Part II. Ag Weekly, July, 16. *
      • Young, A., (2004). Family Members as Employees Raises Challenges. Ag Weekly, June, 16. *
      • Young, A., (2004). Health Practices from the NAHMS Study. Ag Weekly, March, 11. *
      • Young, A., (2004). Evaluating Dry Matter Intake. Ag Weekly, February, 10. *
      • Young, A., (2002). Attributes Young Producers Look for in an Agrilender. Farm Times, December *
      • Young, A., (2002). Implications of Expanding. Farm Times, November *
      • Young, A., (2002). The Changing Landscape of Dairying in the West-Part III. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2002). The Changing Landscape of Dairying in the West. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2002). Conventionally-grown vs Organic food: Dueling Banjos. Farm Times, July *
      • Young, A., (2002). The Changing Landscape of Dairying in the West-Part II. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2002). The Future of Transgenics in Controlling Mastitis. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2002). Effects of Mismatchs Between Names and Social Security Numbers on Your Farm. Farm Times, May *
      • Young, A., (2002). Long-term Experience with Young Heifers at First Calving. Western Dairy News, Vol 2(3) *
      • Young, A., (2002). What Did You Learn From Your Employees This Week?. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2002). Age at First Calving Affects Milk Yield for Holsteins. Farm Times, March *
      • Young, A., (2002). Trends in the Dairy Industry. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2002). Nutritional Management of Calves. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2001). Developing a Plan to Handle Mastitis Problems. Farm Times, December *
      • Young, A., (2001). Count the Cost of Mastitis. Farm Times, November *
      • Young, A., (2001). Consider Mineral Content of Water When Formulating Dairy Rations. Farm Times, September *
      • Young, A., (2001). A Guide to Raising Replacement Heifers. Farm Times, July *
      • Young, A., (2001). Animal Welfare and Beef Quality Assurance for Dairy. Farm Times, August *
      • Young, A., (2001). Intermountain Nutrition Conference. Farm Times, March *
      • Young, A., (2001). Role of the Dairy Nutrition Consultant in On-Farm Labor Training. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2001). Testing for Ketosis Using Milk Samples. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2001). The Western Energy Crunch in Utah--Water and Electricity. Western Dairy News *
      • Young, A., (2001). Work Place Violence Policy. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2001). Biosecurity on Your Farm in the Context of Foot and Mouth Disease. Farm Times, May *
      • Young, A., (2001). Do You Have the Records Needed for a Nutrient Management Plan?. Farm Times, April *
      • Young, A., (2000). Increase Productivity on Your Dairy By Delegating. Farm Times, December *
      • Young, A., (2000). Does Negative Energy Balance Cause Mastitis?. Farm Times, November *
      • Young, A., (2000). Estimating Nitrogen Content of Dairy Manure. Farm Times, October *
      • Young, A., (2000). Calculating the Costs of Production. Farm Times, June *
      • Young, A., (2000). Information on the Other Dairy Industry-Milk from Goats and Sheep. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2000). Pregnancy Rate as an Indicator of Reproductive Success. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2000). Put the 'Manage' into Reproductive Management. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (2000). Effect of Somatic Cell Count on Shelf-Life. Milk Quality, Farm Times, May *
      • Young, A., (2000). Costs Associated With Timed Breeding Protocols. Farm Times, April *
      • Young, A., (2000). Effect of Herd Size on DHIA Summaries. Farm Times, January *
      • Young, A., (1999). Evaluation of Free Stalls for Comfort and Productivity. Farm Times, November *
      • Young, A., (1999). Handling Milk Fever on Your Farm. Farm Times, October *
      • Young, A., (1999). Body Condition Scoring as a Management Tool. Farm Times, December *
      • Young, A., (1999). Effect of Bovine Somatotropin (Bst) on Culling. Farm Times, June *
      • Young, A., (1999). Monitoring Reasons Cows Leave the Herd as a Management Tool. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (1999). Optimizing Milking Preparation Can Increase Milk Quantity and Quality. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (1999). Payment for Total Milk Protein is About to Become True Protein. Farm Times *
      • Young, A., (1999). Does Natural Service Improve Reproductive Performance Over Artificial Insemination?. Farm Times, April *
      • Young, A., (1999). Excess Dietary Protein in Dairy Rations Can Impair Reproduction. Farm Times, March *
      • Young, A., (1999). The Farm Executive for the 21st Century. Farm Times, February *
      • Young, A., (1998). Are You Monitoring Your Peak Milk and Days in Milk at Peak? Part B. Days in Milk at Peak. Farm Times. December *
      • Young, A., (1998). Are You Monitoring Your Peak Milk and Days in Milk at Peak? Part A. Peak Milk. Farm Times, November *
      • Young, A., (1998). Are You Shortchanging Your Cows By Not Making Water Available?. Farm Times. July *
      • Young, A., (1998). Economics of Accelerated Heifer Growth. Farm Times Fall Dairy Guide. November *
      • Young, A., (1998). Use of Visual Appraisal of Teats as a Tool for Udder Health. Farm Times. October *

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      Publications - Literary Journal

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        Publications - MultiMedia

          Other Media

        • Young, A., (2007). Nitrogen Balance Calculator for Dairies. *
        • Zobell, D., Young, A., Godfrey, G.B, (2001). An accelerated feeding study for dairy beef steers. Utah State University *

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Technical Reports

          Research Reports

        • Young, A., (2007). Rocky Mountain DHIA 2005 Annual Summary. *
        • Young, A., (2007). USU Dairy Extension Newsletter. *
        • Young, A., (2006). 2006 Annual Management Reports. 2006 RMDHIA Annual Summary *
        • Young, A., (2006). Rocky Mountain DHIA Annual Summary. *
        • Young, A., (2000). Northwest DHIA Summary of Trends in Herds Adopting Posilac 1 Step. Monsanto Company *
        • Young, A., (1998). A spreadsheet which computes the cost per pregnancy of using herd bulls. Utah Ag. Statistical Annual Report *
        • Young, A., (1995). Bovine Somatotrophin - A Year Later, Risky Business. *

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Translations & Transcripts

          Publications - Other

            Bulletins

          • Young, A., (2016). 2015 Rocky Mountain DHIA Annual Summary. Utah State University Extension *
          • Young, A., (2015). 2014 Rocky Mountain DHIA Annual Summary. Utah State University Extension *
          • Young, A., (2014). 2013 Rocky Mountain DHIA Annual Summary. Utah State University Extension *
          • Young, A., (2013). 2012 Rocky Mountain DHIA Annual Summary. Utah State University Extension *
          • Young, A., (2012). 2011 Rocky Mountain DHIA Annual Summary. Utah State University Extension
          • Young, A., (2011). 2010 Rocky Mountain DHIA Annual Summary. Utah State University Extension
          • Young, A., (2010). 2009 Rocky Mountain DHIA Annual Summary. Utah State University Extension
          • Magazine/Trade Publication

          • Young, A., Rood, K., (2010). Dairy heifer raising "Gold Standards". Western Dairy News (part of Hoards Dairyman)
          • Newsletter

          • Young, A., (2016). Associations Between Nondietary Factors and Dairy Herd Performance. *
          • Young, A., (2016). Dairy Extension Newsletter. Utah State University Extension *
          • Young, A., (2016). Pregnancy Detection Using Milk or Blood . *
          • Young, A., (2016). Use of Automated Technology to Detect Health Events. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2015). Dairy Extension Newsletter. Utah State University Extension *
          • Young, A., (2014). Dairy Extension Newsletter. Utah State University Extension *
          • Israelsen, C.E, Young, A., (2014). Margin Protection Program for Dairy. Utah State University Extension *
          • Young, A., (2013). Dairy Extension Newsletter. Utah State University Extension *
          • Young, A., (2012). Dairy Extension Newsletter. Utah State University Extension
          • Young, A., (2011). Dairy Extension Newsletter. Utah State University Extension
          • Young, A., (2011). Evaluating the Value of Feedstuffs in Utah. Utah State University Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2010). Dairy Extension Newsletter. Utah State University Extension
          • Young, A., Rood, K., (2010). Dairy Quality Assurance Workshops – Two for the Price of One. USU Extension Dairy Newsletter
          • Young, A., (2010). Troubleshooting Milk Fat Percent Problems. USU Extension Dairy Newsletter
          • Other

          • Young, A., (2009). USU Dairy Extension Newsletter. *
          • Young, A., (2009). Making and Keeping Your Cattle Herd Safe from Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD). Arizona Strip Livestock Meeting, Beef Veterinary Newsletter and Factsheet AH/Beef/2009-01pr *
          • Young, A., (2008). USU Dairy Extension Newsletter. *
          • Young, A., (2008). Calves Need Extra Energy in Cold Weather.. U.S.U. Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2008). Is a Jersey Cow a Miniature Holstein Cow?. U.S.U. Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2008). Production Performance and Profiles of Milk Fatty Acids of Lactating Dairy Cows Fed Whole Safflower Seed Containing High Fat and Low Fiber. *
          • Young, A., (2008). Rocky Mountain DHIA 2007 Annual Summary. *
          • Young, A., (2007). Factors That Affect Fertility. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2007). Social Security Number. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2007). Synopsis of Several Research Articles. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2007). Trends in the Dairy Industry for the Intermountain Area. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2007). What Are the Other Solids?. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2007). When Using Intensive Grazing Practices, Does It Matter How Often You Move Cattle To a New Paddock On Improved, Irrigated Pastures in Utah?. *
          • Young, A., (2007). Comparative total tract digestibility of palmitic and stearic acid in sheep as a model for dairy cattle. Utah State University, Dept. of Animal, Dairy & Veterinary Sciences, Logan, UT *
          • Young, A., (2006). Using records to monitor fresh cow management. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, November *
          • Young, A., (2006). Biological risk management. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2006). Increase productivity on your dairy by delegating authority. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, July *
          • Young, A., (2006). Production and calving ease of crossbred dairy cows compared with pure Holsteins. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2006). Chapter 5: General Dairy Herd Management. Farmland and Dairy Training Initiative *
          • Young, A., (2006). Impact of Environmental Conditions and Nutritional Management on Nitrogen Utilization on Dairies. M.S. Thesis, Utah State University, Logan *
          • Young, A., (2006). Watch the Drinking Water Quality of Calves. *
          • Young, A., (2006). Can weather affect cows in Utah?. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, May *
          • Young, A., (2006). Web Site of the Month - Dairy wage survey 2006. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2006). Locomotion scoring of dairy cows. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2006). Web Site of the Month - Intermountain Nutrition Conference. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2006). Changes in average number of lactations. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2005). A little bit of everything. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2005). Web Site of the Month - Writing job descriptions on-line. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2005). Clean drinking water affects calves. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2005). Using performance appraisals for conflict prevention. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2005). Web site of the month - CWT price calculator. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2005). EPA air quality compliance agreement - you need to decide. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2005). Hispanic Milking and Calf Care Schools in Cache County, July. *
          • Young, A., (2005). Susceptibility of dairy producers to adulterated products from bioterrorism. M.S. Thesis, Utah State University, Logan, UT *
          • Young, A., (2005). Dealing with Staph aureus mastitis. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2005). Web site of the month - Center for veterinary medicine update: FAQ on the use of rumensin in dairy cattle. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2005). How efficient is your ration?. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2005). Web site of the month - BVD control. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2005). Ten ways to break up the farm. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2004). Survey of nutrient management. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, November *
          • Young, A., (2004). Udder cleanliness and somatic cell count. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, September *
          • Young, A., (2004). Web Site of the Month - Robotic milkers. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, September *
          • Young, A., (2004). Fresh or frozen milk samples for cultures. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, July *
          • Young, A., (2004). Web Site of the Month - Programs for raising dairy heifers. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, July *
          • Young, A., (2004). Johne's disease herd prevalence in northern Utah dairy herds and associated risk factors in positive herds.. M.S. Thesis, Utah State University, Logan *
          • Young, A., (2004). Time for a look 'down-under'?. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, May *
          • Young, A., (2004). Web Site of the Month - Grade 'A' Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO). USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, May *
          • Young, A., (2004). DHIA Characteristics Based on Herd Size. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, March *
          • Young, A., (2004). Web Site of the Month - National Mastitis Council. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, March *
          • Young, A., (2004). Rumblings from the bullpen. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, January *
          • Young, A., (2004). Web Site of the Month - BSE, National ID Program and FO 135 reform. USU Dairy Extension Newsletter, January *
          • Young, A., (2002). Uniformity of total mixed rations and its potential economic benefit. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2002). The Farm Executive for the 21st Century. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2002). Death Loss of Lactating Cows - A Major Problem. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2002). Web Site of the Month - Drought Resources and Information. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2002). Nitrogen Budgets for Your Dairy. USU Extension Publication *
          • Young, A., (2002). Phosphorus Budgets for Your Dairy. USU Extension Publication *
          • Young, A., (2002). Troubleshooting Records to Determine Udder Health Problems. USU Extension Publication *
          • Young, A., (2002). Troubleshooting Reproductive Records to Determine Potential Problems. USU Extension Publication *
          • Young, A., (2002). Using Records to Evaluate Production. USU Extension Publication *
          • Young, A., (2002). Legislation You Should Be Watching. USU Dairy Newsletter, May *
          • Young, A., (2002). Web Site of the Month - Federal Milk Marketing Administrator Site. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2002). Using Records to Evaluate Production. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2001). A Guide to Raising Replacement Heifers. USU Dairy Newsletter, November *
          • Young, A., (2001). Web Site of the Month--USDA, Agricultural Labor Affairs. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2001). What Do Workers Want Most. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2001). Fixed Responses to Multiple Milking Frequencies. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2001). Web Site of the Month--Dairy Marketing Sites. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2001). Relationship of milk urea nitrogen and DHIA production variables in western commercial dairy herds. J. Dairy Science *
          • Young, A., (2001). The relationship of milk urea nitrogen and DHIA production variables in western commercial dairy herds. M.S. Thesis *
          • Young, A., (2001). Web Site of the Month--National Farm Transition Network. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2001). Whole-farm nitrogen efficiency and balance compared with the milk urea nitrogen analysis. M.S. Thesis *
          • Young, A., (2001). Whole-farm nitrogen efficiency and balance compared with the milk urea nitrogen test. J. Dairy Science *
          • Young, A., (2001). Use of Presynchronization Protocol and bST with Ovsynch to Improve Reproduction Aware of Possible Inspection Problems. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2001). Web Site of the Month--Commodity Price Quotes. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2001). Be Aware of Possible Inspection Problems. USU Dairy Newsletter, March *
          • Young, A., (2001). Effect of Herd Size on Year 2000 DHIA Summaries. USU Dairy Newsletter, January *
          • Young, A., (2001). Web Site of the Month--Commodity Price Quotes. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2000). Can Mastitis Have an Effect on Reproduction. USU Dairy Newsletter, November *
          • Young, A., (2000). Web Site of the Month--Youth and General Public Sites. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2000). What Image of the Dairy Industry are You Presenting?. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2000). Experiences With Hispanic Workers. USU Dairy Newsletter, July *
          • Young, A., (2000). Milk Payment Based on 'True' Protein: Why the Change was Made. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2000). Variations in Milk Fat Composition: Why Do My Milk Processor and DHIA Tests Not Always Agree. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2000). Keys to Successful Farming Together and Farm Transfers. USU Dairy Newsletter, May *
          • Young, A., (2000). Economic Returns from Using Prostaglandin Protocols. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2000). 1999 DHIA Herd Summary by Production. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2000). Web Site of the Month--Western Canadian Dairy Seminars. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (2000). Web Site of the Month--Western Dairy Management Conference. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1999). Evaluation of Free Stalls for Comfort and Productivity. USU Dairy Newsletter, November *
          • Young, A., (1999). Using Milk Fat and Protein Percentages to Evaluate Herd Nutrition and Health. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1999). Excess Dietary Protein in Dairy Rations Can Impair Reproduction. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1999). Y2K Sites, Web Sites of the Month. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1999). Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Web Sites of the Month. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1999). Sorted Lists of A.I. Bulls, Web Sites of the Month. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1999). WWW Virtual Library for Dairy Production, Web Sites of the Month. USU Dairy Newsletter, Farm Times Magazine *
          • Young, A., (1999). Why You Should Give a Second Thought to the Y2K Problem. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1999). Ag Labor Management, Web Sites of the Month. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1999). Are You Monitoring Your Peak Milk and Days in Milk at Peak? Part B. Days in Milk at Peak. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1999). Are You Monitoring Your Peak Milk and Days in Milk at Peak? Part A. Peak Milk. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1998). Penn State Dairy Cattle Nutrition, Web Sites of the Month. USU Dairy Newsletter Vol. 21:6 November *
          • Young, A., (1998). Are You Shortchanging Your Cows By Not Making Water Available?. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1998). Milk Urea Nitrogen Test (MUN). USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1998). Utah Dairy Statistics - January. (Herd Numbers by County), USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1998). Dairy Extension Web Site Online. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1997). What Do You Need to Know About Changes in DHIA. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1997). Troubleshooting Reproductive Records to Determine Potential Problems. I. The Nuts and Bolts. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1997). Dairy Briefs, quarterly newspaper. *
          • Young, A., (1997). Troubleshooting Records to Determine Udder Health Problems. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1997). Troubleshooting Reproductive Records to Determine Potential Problems. II. Analysis of a Case Herd. USU Dairy Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1996). DHIA Yearly Averages for New Hampshire (Several Years). Dairy Briefs *
          • Young, A., (1996). Have you Counted the Costs Associated with Heat Detection?. Dairy Briefs *
          • Young, A., (1996). Managing the Cow Culling Decision Process. M.S. Thesis, University of New Hampshire, Durham *
          • Young, A., (1995). Is There a Secret to Being a Good Manager?. Dairy Briefs, Univ. of New Hampshire Extension, Durham, NH *
          • Young, A., (1995). Notes from the Annual Meetings of the American Dairy Science Association. Dairy Briefs *
          • Young, A., (1995). Rethinking Responses to Multiple Milking Frequencies. Dairy Briefs, Univ. of New Hampshire Extension, Durham, NH *
          • Young, A., (1995). Think Win/Win. Written under my direction by a Senior Dairy Mgmt.. Dairy Briefs *
          • Young, A., (1994). Buying that First Computer. Fact Sheet, Univ. of New Hampshire Extension, Durham, NH *
          • Young, A., (1994). What is Biotechnology?. Dairy Briefs *
          • Young, A., (1993). Dairy Herd Profile. Dairy Briefs, Cornell Dairy Records Processing Center Newsletter *
          • Young, A., (1992). Changes in the PMO. Dairy Briefs *
          • Young, A., (1992). Drug Residue in Milk Update, Dairy Briefs. *
          • Young, A., (1992). Reasons for Drug Residue Problems. Dairy Briefs *
          • Young, A., (1991). Are you losing milk due to oversights in your milking routine?. Dairy Briefs *
          • Young, A., (1991). Managing in Tight Times - Culling Guide. Univ. of New Hampshire Extension, Durham, NH *
          • Young, A., (1991). Managing in Tight Times - Reproduction. Fact Sheet, Univ. of New Hampshire Extension, Durham, NH *
          • Young, A., (1991). Managing in Tight Times - Strategies for forage allocation. Fact Sheet, Univ. of New Hampshire Extension, Durham, NH *

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Scheduled Teaching

          ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction and Lactation, Fall 2016

          ADVS 5130, 6130 - Dairy Cattle Management, Fall 2015

          ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction and Lactation, Fall 2015

          ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction and Lactation, Fall 2014

          ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction and Lactation, Fall 2013

          ADVS 6900 - Special Problems: Ration Balancing, Fall 2013

          ADVS 5130 - Dairy Cattle Management, Spring 2013

          ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction, Fall 2012

          ADVS 6900 - Special Problems - Mammary Physiology, Fall 2012

          ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction, Spring 2012

          ADVS 6900 - Special Problems - Dairy Records Analysis, Spring 2012

          ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction, Spring 2011

          ADVS 4200 - Physiology of Reproduction, Spring 2010

          ADVS 1410 - Records Management, Spring 2010

          ADVS 3910 - Special Topics - Dairy Records Management, Spring 2010


          Extension

          Civil Rights, 2008 - 2016
          Dairy Judging Contests, 2016 - 2016
          Artisan Dairy Production, 2010 - 2012
          Dairy Management, 2007 - 2012

          Graduate Students Mentored

          Jerry Severe, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences
          Sheldon Holt, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, August 2010 2014
          Mary McDonald, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, August 2011 2013
          Sameer Alhojoly, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, August 2011 2013
          Shane Holt, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences 2010
          Gustavo Pena, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences 2010
          Chris Dschaak, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences 2008