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Feb. 6 2017
Showing genuine excitement for his new role as the president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack shared rather candid comments at a recent industry gathering
Feb. 6 2017
“Organic meetings, conventions, seminars, pasture walks, books, magazines, newspapers, and other organic farmers are all valuable resources for us,” shared dairyman Dan Flood
Feb. 6 2017
A challenge faced by today’s dairy farmer is maintaining a positive image with the public. Most of us probably assume the worst when we speculate what consumers believe about farms
Feb. 6 2017
It’s an important question about an important topic that tends to be very underappreciated, says Garrett (Gary) Oetzel, D.V.M
Feb. 6 2017
“Wisconsin’s All-Milk price should be up $2.45 for the year,” said the University of Wisconsin’s Mark Stephenson in speaking to those attending the Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook...
Jan. 30 2017
My husband and I dairy farm between Fox Lake and Beaver Dam, Wis., and I also work full time for East Central/Select Sires in Waupun, Wis. From my firsthand experience, I applaud the Knigge family
Jan. 30 2017
From a dairy farmer prospective, high-value beverage sales drive milk prices. That’s why Florida, the Southeast, and Northeast traditionally have had higher mailbox milk prices
Jan. 30 2017
“We have found if we keep cows clean, dry, and comfortable, they do very well,” explained Hidden Valley Organic Dairy’s Perry Van Tassell
Jan. 30 2017
This is the last of three articles looking at major questions that can be asked of the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy)
Jan. 30 2017
Hispanics spent $6 billion on dairy products in 2016.
Jan. 30 2017
“We need to look at dairy heifers like a beef operation,” Elanco’s John Lee told attendees at the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council’s annual gathering in Columbus, Ohio. “Dairy...
Jan. 23 2017
To gain a better understanding on how President Trump change the course on a number of farm-related topics, the National Milk Producers Federation and the Cooperative Network share thoughts on immigration,...
Jan. 23 2017
Love it or hate it, grocery shopping is a necessity for everyone . . . everyone who wants to eat, anyway. The USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, is designed to help in
Jan. 23 2017
Making the switch to organic production requires a focus on records.
Jan. 23 2017
To secure a reliable workforce, agriculture leaders must come together to secure socially responsible immigration reform.
Jan. 23 2017
“The Bachelor” episode that airs on January 23, 2017, not only features bachelor Nick Viall, but Knigge Farms of Omro, Wis. This Wisconsin dairy farm was the first in the United States to milk...
Jan. 16 2017
“We scrape wet or dirty bedding back into the gutter and then pull clean bedding to cover the foam mat bed. We apply this practice at each milking (two) and every time feed is pushed up
Jan. 16 2017
Light-emitting diode (LED) light options have been touted as game changers in efficiency and energy savings. The well-approved option for the environment also may carry benefits for milk flavor
Jan. 16 2017
The 21st century has been extraordinarily good to the Jersey breed.To say there has been a surge in appreciation for small brown cows is a huge understatement
Jan. 16 2017
As the original milk producers, we have become increasingly frustrated by the number of “imposters” crowding the dairy aisle. Soy milk. Almond milk. Rice milk. Coconut milk
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