Sept. 13 2021
Consistent calls began rolling into our office on Thursday, September 9. Multiple dairymen from different regions of the country shared similar stories of missing payments
Sept. 10 2021
September 10, 2021 Hoard's Dairyman Classifieds
Sept. 9 2021
After posting a record 55.4 billion pounds in total sales in 2009, it’s been all downhill for the beverage milk category. Last year, fluid milk sales totaled 46.4 billion pounds
Sept. 9 2021
As weather conditions around the world change, farmers are tasked with producing food in ways that conserve resources and do more good than harm for the environment
Sept. 9 2021
“Manure is extremely valuable,” said Brook Wilke, the associate director of science and agronomy at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Biological Station
Sept. 9 2021
With sales of $6.5 billion in 2020, U.S. dairy exports could net $7.3 billion by the end of the current fiscal year. What’s the feasibility of achieving that growth rate? Extremely likely
Sept. 3 2021
With a general goal to produce more renewable energy, windmills and solar panels have become an increasingly common sight when driving through rural landscapes
Sept. 3 2021
On this Labor Day holiday, people may be enjoying a day off from their job to relax and celebrate the unofficial closing of summer. But for many essential workers, that’s simply not possible
Sept. 3 2021
Negative images about animal care practices are a bane of the contemporary livestock industry. Undercover videos, out-of-context images, and outright manipulation of visuals are tools of anti-animal
Sept. 3 2021
In a farm business, planning for an owner’s later years is an important aspect of a farm succession plan
Sept. 3 2021
The long awaited, and at times delayed, Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle finally had its first days in the sun in 20 years
Sept. 2 2021
When shoppers at 16 Costco stores in South Korea are offered samples of U.S. cheeses in the coming months, they won’t merely experience a delectable dairy product
Sept. 2 2021
Rather than hauling newborn calves on my cold truck bed, I built this calf cart. I made a metal cradle that a tote fit into. I added some wheels and a hitch and made a sliding door on the back
Sept. 2 2021
Marilyn Hershey Many times when I am talking to strangers about what we do, I receive comments back about their grandfathers’ farms. This recently happened when I struck up a conversation with
Sept. 2 2021
In your September 10, 2021issue . . . “FUTURES MARKETS SEEM TO BE NERVOUS about the long run and our milk checks are living in the present,” wrote Mark Stephenson in Milk Check Outlook on the
Sept. 2 2021
Feed efficiency has become a common measurement reported in research journals. Not only is it an economic measure on dairy farms, but it has become part of our genetic base in selecting bull semen
Sept. 2 2021
Whether exercising, practicing your sport, or sighting in your rifle, repetition equates to power. We know this based upon experience. In exercising, repetitions build strength over time
Sept. 2 2021
It’s no secret cannibals are lurking in your cornfields, looking to rob you of the silage tonnage and quality you expect from the crop
Sept. 2 2021
Most dairy producers are likely familiar with the basic function of a methane digester: processing manure into energy sources
Sept. 2 2021
After corn silage harvest, one huge job that has be completed promptly following chopping is covering piles and bunkers. This is a task that takes many hands and a lot of hard work