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April 17 2017
I beg to differ with your article “U.S. farmers lose milk markets in Canada.”
April 17 2017
In 2000, the first pair of milking robots, known to many as Automated Milking Systems (AMS), were installed on a commercial dairy farm and have been milking cows ever since
April 17 2017
If you have taken a close look at the Jerseys included on the Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List following the past few sire summaries, you may have noticed a change
April 17 2017
The title of a recent Politico article read, “Your farm is trying to kill you.” Its subtitle shed further light on where this story was headed
April 17 2017
In the 40 years I have written about milk cows and dairies, I have never wanted to own either
April 17 2017
While dairy producers from major exporting countries have long reduced milk flow, U.S. milk production kept chugging along growing 1.8 percent over the past year
April 10 2017
In the April 3 Hoard’s Dairyman Intel article, “Author says we’re addicted to dairy crack,” you cite a book by Dr. Neal Barnard of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine...
April 10 2017
While the Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List will be available in the April 25 issue, we are making it available to readers here as well
April 10 2017
Wisconsin isn’t known as the dairy state without good reason. Decades of dominance in the area of dairy farms and cow numbers make a good argument for the title “America’s Dairyland.”
April 10 2017
Debate over the future cost of the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) has ramped up in recent weeks
April 10 2017
For the first time in 50 years, the price we pay for groceries has come down. USDA data shows that 2016 retail prices for food consumed at home fell 1.3 percent from the year before
April 10 2017
No hard working dairy farmer and their family should ever receive a letter with this line — “We regret to inform you effective May 1, 2017, (we) will no longer be able to accept your milk.”All...
April 3 2017
In just five years, Michigan went from the middle of the pack down to rock bottom when looking at regional and state mailbox price data
April 3 2017
Since the standardization of organics at the turn of the century, agriculture has struggled to define the differences between conventional and organic operations without using the term better
April 3 2017
Here’s a question that looks simple but may be very hard to answer: Will your bulk tank be big enough in 5, 10, or 20 years? It’s also a question that applies to everything on the dairy
April 3 2017
Most people adore dairy products, and cheese in particular, for the taste. The nutritional benefits are very appealing, too
April 3 2017
The financial performance of dairy farms in 2016 was far less favorable than it was in 2015, and, of course, both are easily less favorable than 2014
March 27 2017
Your take on the number dairies is interesting, but the industry isn’t declining as discussed in the Hoard’s Dairyman Intel, “Where is the dairies decline trend going?”
March 27 2017
Over the past month, there has been a $1 per hundredweight downturn in the collective Class III futures for the remainder of 2017 contracts
March 27 2017
Producers have been incorporating forage sorghum silage into their cropping schemes in response to drought and irrigation water constraints
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