Sept. 30 2016
Scholarships are a great way to pay for college. In the table below is a listing of scholarships available to youth majoring agriculture or with a dairy background. If you would like your scholarship added...
Sept. 14 2016
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FRESNO Fresno, California Key Dairy Activities: 1. FFA Field Day 2. Dairy Challenge 3. Dairy Club Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: No Dairy Option: Yes, with another...
Aug. 25 2016
Taylor Leach, 2016 Oklahoma State University Taylor was the 28th Hoard's Dairyman summer editorial intern. As part of our team, Taylor contributed weekly to our HD Notebook blog, compiled the top 50 dairy...
June 1 2016
4-H CLUB/JUNIOR BREED ORGANIZATION DIVISION RULES 1. Only one entry per club. However, members also may enter with their FFA chapters, families or as individuals. 2. A club must be comprised of at least...
April 21 2016
How a generator is made When the electricity goes out, most farm tasks are at a standstill until the power returns. This can cause major problems on a dairy farm. Some dairymen install a back-up generator...
April 20 2016
I place this class of Holstein aged cows C-B-A-D. Starting the class with C, a beautiful dairy cow that carries the best udder in the class. C has a definite advantage in overall dairyness from end to...
April 20 2016
B-C-D-A is my placing for this class of Brown Swiss cows. B places over C because of her advantage in udder. B shows more depth of medial suspensory ligament and less width between her front teats. She...
April 20 2016
When placing this outstanding class of aged Ayrshire cows D-B-A-C, I found the class to break into two pairs. The outstanding rear udder and balance of D place her over the dairy-framed B. D has a rear...
April 20 2016
I place this class of beautifully balanced Guernsey cows D-C-A-B. In a close placing, D rises to the top based on her outstanding dairy qualities. She is sharper at the point of shoulder, exhibiting more...
April 20 2016
It is a pleasure to place this class of Jersey cows D-B-C-A. I started with a pair of youthful, balanced cows in D and B. D's length and extreme style make her stand out in this class, and pairing that...
April 19 2016
Five classes of dairy cows are featured on the covers of our January through March 10 issues, representing five of the dairy breeds. Click the cover image to see the official placing for the class, the...
Sept. 14 2015
Brittany Statz, 2015 University of Wisconsin-River Falls Brittany Statz served as the 27th Hoard's Dairyman summer editorial intern
June 5 2015
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May 7 2015
A mechanically ventilated barn utilizes fans to bring in fresh air while removing moisture, dust and gases. In hot weather, fans also remove excess animal heat. A well-ventilated barn is a more comfortable...
March 31 2015
It's an honor to be the official judge for this impressive class of Milking Shorthorns, which I place in the order of B A C D. B is an exceptional young cow that uses her length, dairyness and balance...
March 31 2015
I placed this quality class of Jersey cows D B C A. D places over B in a close placing. I give D the advantage in being deeper through her chest floor and prefer the length and snugness of her fore udder...
March 31 2015
B A D C is my placing for this great class of Guernsey cows. B uses her combination of dairy strength and udder to get to the top the class today over A. She is a longer cow from nose to tail with more...
March 31 2015
I place this fine class of Holstein cows D B A C. I started the class with a handy winner in D, who goes to the top of the class for her overall dairyness and angularity throughout. She is sharper in her...
March 31 2015
B D C A is my placing for this class of Brown Swiss cows. With her angularity, style and balance from end to end, B sorts herself to the top of the class. B gets the nod over D because B is a much longer...
March 25 2015
Five classes of dairy cows are featured on the covers of our January – March 10 issues, representing five of the dairy breeds. Click the cover image to see the official placing for the class, the...