Dec. 21 2020
U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, partnered with Chairman Pat Roberts to successfully lead bipartisan negoti
Dec. 21 2020
Dairy farm labor is one of the major costs of production, and farm labor is regularly described as an area of concern by dairy farmers. Ohio State University is providing a certificate course to
Dec. 21 2020
U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, issued the following statement after her meeting with former Secretary Tom Vils
Dec. 21 2020
When the pandemic struck earlier this year, I mentioned land as a key indicator of the severity of the impact of the crisis
Dec. 21 2020
When Jacki Moegenburg was a junior at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, she worked with one of her professors to put together a business plan for an agritourism venture on her family’s dairy...
Dec. 21 2020
Farmers should have soil analyses done on all their fields on a regular basis. Most nutrient management plans require soil testing at least once every three years
Dec. 21 2020
Nearly 98% of the U.S. milk supply is produced on farms that participate in the Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) program
Dec. 21 2020
Through much of November and December, most of the people we talked to seemed to think that USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box program was dead
Dec. 18 2020
The results of the National Sorghum Producers (NSP) Yield Contest were announced yesterday, and farmers who grew Pioneer® brand sorghum hybrids represented nearly 90% of all national first-, se
Dec. 18 2020
Dairy producers have many duties to carry out in their dairy operations, one of which is storing, handling and applying manure. Manure handling can be a significant cost on most dairies even whe
Dec. 18 2020
The Dairy Quality Center (DQC) has named Elizabeth Kohtz, DVM, of Twin Falls, Idaho, as the 2020 Dairy Quality Veterinarian of the Year. In honor of the award, a $1,000 donation was made to the
Dec. 18 2020
Help is now available for the state’s dairy businesses.As part of a recent grant from the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, the University of Tennessee Department of Animal Science and
Dec. 18 2020
Michigan’s dairy farmers, through the United Dairy Industry of Michigan (UDIM), turned 2020’s challenges into an opportunity to support communities and connect with consumers. UDIM’s...
Dec. 18 2020
The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) has honored Mike Kruger as the 2020 recipient of the Richard E. Lyng Award for his contributions and distinguished service to dairy promotio
Dec. 18 2020
AGCO Corporation, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announces that Jessica Williamson, Ph.D., has joined the company as hay and forage specialist.In this
Dec. 17 2020
Monthly milk markets per state
Dec. 17 2020
Tours and on-farm events are awesome ways to educate consumers about dairy farming and the nutrition dairy products can provide
Dec. 17 2020
As 2021 approaches, dairy farmers, processors, and customers attempt to estimate what the year could bring for dairy
Dec. 17 2020
Dairy producers, nutritionists, producers, and marketers of hay and other forage material often use indexes used to rank forage quality
Dec. 17 2020
While many unknowns remain regarding 2021 milk prices, there are a few factors with major impacts that we do know details about