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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May 15 2017
“We can solve global lameness by preventing three hoof lesions,” Nigel Cook explained to those attending the 13th Western Dairy Management Conference held in Reno, Nev
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May 15 2017
“If my death loss in cows is above 3 percent, I should know why those deaths are taking place,” stated Frank Garry, a veterinarian from Colorado State University
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May 12 2017
As printed in our April 25, 2017 issue . . .CLASS III FUTURES SHOWED IMPROVEMENT, climbing by 30 cents from late-April to mid-May trading. At a $16.45 average for the remainder of the year, September�
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May 10 2017
THE DAIRY TRADE DISPUTE between the U.S. and Canada continues to garner national and international headlines with New Zealand and Australia now joining the U.S. in challenging Canada’s new tar
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May 8 2017
California is indeed the breadbasket, or perhaps the cornucopia, to the world. Consider this: An impressive 57 agricultural products from the state were given individual listing on a sub-list with $18
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May 8 2017
Since the mid-1990s when ovsynch first came on the scene, reproductive technologies have greatly expanded when it comes to cows getting safe in calf
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May 1 2017
If there is ever a time that cows experience more stress, it’s during the transition period. That’s the time just before, during, and after a cow has a calf
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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
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April 24 2017
“We will focus on the three R’s to grow U.S dairy export sales,” said Tom Vilsack about his new role as president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council
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April 24 2017
Let’s face it, transition cows, or those cows facing the time period just before, during, and after calving, benefit from extra attention and care
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April 24 2017
“Since we started focusing on Fuel Up To Play 60 and school breakfast, milk consumption grew 830 million pounds,” Tom Gallagher, CEO for Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), told those attending the...
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
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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
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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
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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