Hoard's Dairyman began in 1885 and is published 20 times per year. Below are article features that have appeared in our 2011 magazines. If you would like to subscribe to our magazine, click this link.

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December 2011


December 2011 Bull List

Land is worth more when it is closer

Genetic agreements to be available for public review

December's Handy Hint


November 2011


Cold weather impedes calf growth

Focus on the big three when buying seed corn

Editorial: Dairy Security Act in the best interest of our industry

November's Handy Hint


October 25, 2011


Presenting the Grand Champions from WDE

WDE's Youth Contests' Results

Nine must do's when bringing young producers on board

October 25's Handy Hint


October 10, 2011


Is it time to pursue a global dairy player strategy?

Will the three-year price cycle sack milk prices?

Dairy reform package introduced in Congress

October 10's Handy Hint


September 25, 2011


EDITORIAL: Should you buy more land?

Advice from a consultant on using consultants

Curb the rumen pH roller coaster

September 25's Handy Hint


September 10, 2011


Temperature & moisture drive corn silage yields, values

What we've learned about genomics . . . so far

Bert Stewart: Always a student

September 10's Handy Hint


August 25, 2011


August 2011 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List

Today, $20 milk covers less margin

New use for genomics: "Haplotypes affecting fertility"

August 25's Handy Hint


August 10, 2011


American agriculture may be in for a major change

Hoof health may have major genetic component

Corn Silage: High-chop or traditional cut?

August 10's Handy Hint


July 2011


How the FFTF would have affected the Hoard Farm

Editorial: FFTF's impact on our farm; Questions remain

Editorial: More transparency and debate needed

July's Handy Hint


June 2011


Editorial: Keep chocolate milk in schools

Changes continue at the Hoard's Dairyman Farm

Why all the "buzz" about dairy margins?

June's Handy Hint


May 25, 2011


What others are charging for custom work

Is there an alternative to $8 corn?

Editorial: We should feed the world, how?

May 25's Handy Hint


May 10, 2011


Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest: 490s top Junior and Senior divisions

The Federation's bold proposal

How the Southeast is different

May 10's Handy Hint


April 25, 2011


2011 Cow Judging Contest Placings

April 2011 Bull List

Editorial: High grain prices hit producers twice

April 25's Handy Hint


April 10, 2011


Mailbox prices rose $3.47 to $16.29

Dealing with those high SCC cows

Eight All American nominees in contest

April 10's Handy Hint


March 25, 2011


How safe is your farm?

Is leasing or conventional financing a better option?

Cow PTAs to get more adjustments in April

March 25's Handy Hint


March 10, 2011


Heifers are still too old when they calve

Genomics being adopted at a swift pace

Only 1,805 fewer dairy farms last year

March 10's Handy Hint


February 25, 2011


Vet Column: Lost two first-calf heifers

Growth management splits industry

What, pray tell, is a factory farm?

February 25's Handy Hint


February 10, 2011


What breeds make up the national herd?

EDITORIAL: Budgets force tough questions at colleges

Four million soil samples reveal fertility shifts

February 10's Handy Hint


January 25, 2011


Why treatment protocols are so important

Clearing the air on livestock and climate change

World Ag Expo Supplement

January 25's Handy Hint


January 10, 2011


Calves' needs go up during winter

From Europe, a glimpse of the future

Speaking out . . .It's time to repackage hundredweights

January 10's Handy Hint



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