The author is the managing editor, and he brings 21 years of industry leadership to our readers overseeing all editorial content and production of the magazine. His degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison combined dairy science and agricultural economics.
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July 17 2017
A severe hailstorm ripped through northeast Wisconsin’s dairy country on July 7. In certain areas of Manitowoc County, the corn crop looked more like sugarcane plants
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July 17 2017
Those with feeding dairy cows and exporting hay outside the United States make the greatest use of feed testing services, according to a survey
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July 15 2017
Eliminating bottlenecks and organizing people are how you fix problems on a dairy,” said longtime dairy veterinarian Gordie Jones to those attending the 13th Western Dairy Management Conference in...
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July 15 2017
As printed in our July 2017 issue . . .WISCONSIN, MICHIGAN, AND NEW YORK accounted for 44 percent of the nation’s milk growth from 2010 to 2016. Wisconsin climbed 4.1 billion pounds or 10.2 percent
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July 10 2017
“A genetic selection index is like a steering wheel. It shapes the direction of the future dairy cow,” Jennie Pryce told those told those attending the American Dairy Science Symposium
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July 10 2017
“We don’t want to drive people away from the breed because Holstein cows are too tall,” stated Paul Buhr to those attending the 132nd annual meeting of the Holstein Association USA
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July 3 2017
The water crisis and tragedy involving elevated lead levels in children living in the city of Flint, Mich., has been well-reported. This is with good reason, as lead is a toxic element when ingested
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July 3 2017
“In 1962, President Kennedy shared a vision that we would put a man on the moon by the end of the decade,” Jack Britt shared with those attending ADSA’s “The Dairy Cow in 50 Years”...
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June 26 2017
With Class I milk sales garnering the best return to dairy farm milk checks, Northeast dairy farmers have long benefited from higher Class I milk sales than most other regions of the country. T
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June 26 2017
Dairy farmers earned 28 cents for every dollar spent by U.S consumers in 2016, according to scientists at USDA’s Economic Research Service
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June 19 2017
When was the last time you gave any thought to how much milk might be in your bulk tank? There’s a program sponsored by the Northeast Federal Milk Marketing Order that definitively answers...
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June 19 2017
From 2010 to 2016, three states accounted for 44 percent of growth in U.S. milk production. Three guesses as to the names of those three states? Hint: Think very traditional dairy areas
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June 15 2017
As printed in our June 2017 issue . . .CLASS III FUTURES CLIMBED 15 CENTS during early April to late May trading to average $16.90 per cwt. for the remainder of 2017
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June 12 2017
It may have been only $15 per cow, but at least it was a positive number in 2016 for the 457 dairy farms in the Farm Credit East financial survey
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June 12 2017
Either way you slice it . . . on a per cow or per hundredweight basis . . . dairy farms lost money in all seven Western states
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June 5 2017
Starting this July, federal and state regulators will start a new pilot program to test bulk milk tank trucks for tetracycline and its entire family of antibiotics
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June 5 2017
For the fourth time in the current milk season, Fonterra Cooperative leaders raised milk prices for its dairy farmers. Of course that milk season began in August
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May 29 2017
Pasteurization — the process of heating a liquid, in this case milk, to kill bacteria — works. There are centuries of science to back up that notion
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May 22 2017
Now entering its third year, the process to establish a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) potentially cleared another hurdle
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May 22 2017
It’s been a little over a month since news broke about one Wisconsin dairy processor shedding dozens of dairy farm patrons due to lost markets north of the border