April 24 2017
April showers bring May flowers. Along with them have come planting delays and other farm level concerns. One benefit that some may not think of is the opportunity to analyze where rain runoff flows
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
April 24 2017
The nightmare continues for some Wisconsin and Minnesota dairy farmers as they scramble to find a new processor for their milk by May 1
April 24 2017
I grew up on a dairy in Wisconsin before there were slow-moving signs on the hay wagon or fenders on the John Deere, and I am still alive
April 24 2017
I would like to say that I agree with Anne Van Dijk’s “Reader Response: Canada restored its markets”
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...
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
April 17 2017
If you have taken a close look at the Jerseys included on the Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List following the past few sire summaries, you may have noticed a change
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 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
In the 40 years I have written about milk cows and dairies, I have never wanted to own either
April 17 2017
The title of a recent Politico article read, “Your farm is trying to kill you.” Its subtitle shed further light on where this story was headed
April 17 2017
I beg to differ with your article “U.S. farmers lose milk markets in Canada.”
April 10 2017
For the first time in 50 years, the price we pay for groceries has come down. USDA data shows that 2016 retail prices for food consumed at home fell 1.3 percent from the year before
April 10 2017
In the April 3 Hoard’s Dairyman Intel article, “Author says we’re addicted to dairy crack,” you cite a book by Dr. Neal Barnard of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine...
April 10 2017
Debate over the future cost of the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) has ramped up in recent weeks
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
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
Wisconsin isn’t known as the dairy state without good reason. Decades of dominance in the area of dairy farms and cow numbers make a good argument for the title “America’s Dairyland.”
April 3 2017
The financial performance of dairy farms in 2016 was far less favorable than it was in 2015, and, of course, both are easily less favorable than 2014
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