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Feb. 13 2017
Farm tours are a great way to teach people about agriculture. We must recognize, though, that simply showing someone where their food comes from may not be enough to answer all their questions
Feb. 13 2017
Dairy trade remains an important issue . . . especially for U.S. dairy producers who are banking on higher milk prices this year
Feb. 13 2017
“One of the biggest changes in our industry in the past decade is fostering the connection our customers have with their food source,” said Nature Way’s Dairy’s Jamie Kulesa
Feb. 13 2017
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and American Farm Bureau Insurance Services (AFBIS) are asking for input to the question . . . would dairy revenue protection work for you?
Feb. 13 2017
“This Recommended Decision proposes the issuance of a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) regulating the handling of milk in California.”
Feb. 6 2017
We too have had contact with nonfarming consumers in Canada as discussed by the author of Reader Response: Bachelor extends our reach. My wife and I bought the 200-year-old stone house next door
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.
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