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December 2012

Editorial: We deserve better on Federal estate taxes

Technology isn't always electronic

The backstory sheds light on 2013 prices

Handy Hint December

November 2012

Round Table: They get more cows safe in calf

Partnerships are moving more milk

Five-point checklist for your winter feeding needs

Handy Hint November

October 25, 2012

How and where people made their money

If you don't have IT, work on IT

Large cows have greater health costs

Handy Hint October 25

October 10, 2012

Lessons from New Zealand

2013 could bring a silver lining

What holds A.I. back these days

Handy Hint October 10

September 25, 2012

What is your feeding strategy?

Corn prices advocate for low starch diets

Pennies make dollars

Handy Hint September 25

September 10, 2012

Ag research funding is faltering

Make parlor trips peaceful

Editorial: A food debate is holding up the farm bill

September 10's Handy Hint

August 25, 2012

Put the right people in the right seats

Farm and retail dairy prices actually track closely

Cooperation has fueled genetic evaluations

August 25's Handy Hint

August 10, 2012

Editorial: This drought will take a toll on us

Get the most from forages under drought conditions

Milk prices may improve, but margins will remain slim

August 10's Handy Hint

July 2012

Why do we overcrowd?

Editorial: Get behind the upcoming farm bill vote

Is it coming head or feet first?

July's Handy Hint

June 2012

Hoard's Dairyman Editorial: Business plan will bring clarity to genetic deal

What is the ideal waiting period?

How low could milk prices go?

June's Handy Hint

May 25, 2012

Do you own a killer building?

Before you buy, "stress test it"

Names of cheese could be stolen if EU plan plays out
May 25's Handy Hint
Comment on the Future of U.S. Genetic Evaluations

May 10, 2012

Do federal milk orders enhance producer pay?

Drainage systems can have quick paybacks

May 10's Handy Hint

April 25, 2012

Judges give their reasons and official placings

April 2012 Bull List

A three-year checkup on genomics

April 25's Handy Hint

April 10, 2012

Homebred cows anchor contest

Strong milk flow weakens milk checks

Editorial: Crop rotation protects us from mutant weeds

April 10's Handy Hint

March 25, 2012

Raw milk is a raw deal

Could margin insurance protect our industry?

It's time to discontinue tail docking

March 25's Handy Hint

March 10, 2012

Fewer dairy farms left the business

There's a new showmanship scorecard this show season

Steady milk production growth continues

March 10's Handy Hint

February 25, 2012

Milk protein and solids-not-fat levels are rising

Editorial: It's time for dairy to take the lead on ID

2012 Hay Outlook

February 25's Handy Hint

February 10, 2012

There's a 50-50 chance for a farm bill in 2012

Calf rearing for a new decade

Editorial: Ethanol mandate still props up the industry

February 10's Handy Hint

January 25, 2012

Can buying local food really save the planet?

Make culls worth their weight

Genetic leaders have a full plate this year

January 25's Handy Hint

January 10, 2012

Editorial: Sodium & cheese: latest health fix targets

Eleven truths about ovarian cysts

Are you ready for a drop in the SCC legal limit?

January 10's Handy Hint

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