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.
April 25 2017
As printed in our April 25, 2017 issue . . .SOME U.S. PROCESSORS SHED PATRONS after Canadian authorities shut down market access to ultra-filtered milk sales. According to a February 24, 2017, B
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April 24 2017
As editors, we cover a wide breadth of unique events. Not only covering, but being part of the “Rural Life Days” with the Most Reverend David Ricken, bishop of the Green Bay Catholic Diocese
April 19 2017
That last time I cried this much was when we buried my Grandma Pritzl — the last of my four grandparents to pass
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
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
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
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 10 2017
As printed in our March 25, 2017 issue . . .AT A $16 AVERAGE, remaining 2016 Class III futures retreated $1.50 per hundredweight from mid-February to final March trading activity. Contracts ranged fro
April 10 2017
Building on the good financials from just one year earlier, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) posted its second consecutive year of record income. During the past fiscal year, the cooperative earned $132
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
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 20 2017
Clean ingredient lists, fresh food, and sustainability are driving consumer purchases, stated Erin Reynolds with Evergreen Packaging at the International Dairy Foods Association’s Dairy Forum held...
March 20 2017
As printed in our March 25, 2017 issue . . .CLASS III FUTURES RETREATED $1 per hundredweight from mid-February to mid-March trading
March 13 2017
“A high-impact trend in the dairy industry is the growth or improved efficiency of milk produced per cow,” stated Mark Stephenson, speaking to those attending the Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook...
March 13 2017
When it comes to positive tank loads of milk for antibiotic residues, dairy farmers reached a historic accomplishment
March 10 2017
A PROPOSED FEDERAL ORDER IN CALIFORNIA came one step closer to reality when USDA released its “Recommended Decision” on February 14
March 6 2017
“The U.S. just recently crossed 35 pounds of cheese per person on a per capita basis,” stated Mark Stephenson, speaking to those attending the Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum
March 6 2017
“Health and wellness ranks as the leading food trend. This is characterized by ‘good-for-you’ foods,” said Brian Boyle, PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance LLC
Feb. 27 2017
Over the next decade, dairy cows could produce an additional 4,820 pounds of milk each year. On a per gallon basis, that translates to 560 gallons of milk
Feb. 27 2017
Overall, 1,725 dairy farms across the United States called it quits last year. That total represented deeper exits from just one year earlier when 1,275 farms left the industry