Nov. 25 2019
The Idaho Dairymen's Association welcomed the introduction of The Farm Workforce Modernization Act in the U.S. House of Representatives today."This bipartisan bill would provide a great deal o
Nov. 25 2019
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin announced increased federal funding to provide our nation’s farmers with critical support and mental health resources. Senator Baldwin’s FARMERS FIRST A
Nov. 25 2019
With much excitement, Holstein Association USA presents the inaugural lineup of All-National Showcase honorees. Exhibitors from all over North America paraded their finest cattle in the showring from
Nov. 25 2019
“Disruption” is a present-day buzzword, and dairy has had its share. From the globalization of markets to the rise of plant- and cell-based competitors, farmers are grappling with a shifting
Nov. 25 2019
“Double ovsynch is our choice of presynch method for all first services. We have tried other synch programs and have even gone without a synch program, but no alternatives have delivered the consistent...
Nov. 25 2019
Wages are up. That’s been a common refrain over the last several years. Anecdotal evidence is all around us, and the data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and USDA allows us to see the magnitude...
Nov. 25 2019
Dairy farmers may have found the best of both worlds — with a practice that’s already relatively common
Nov. 25 2019
As the end of each year draws near, people often reflect on the successes and failures of the past and the possibilities for the months to come
Nov. 25 2019
Just like stress in humans, stress in cows isn’t like other diseases we treat. Instead of being diagnosed the cow is sick or the cow is not, stress is something that amasses as one stress piles on...
Nov. 22 2019
Generations of Leadership is the theme for this year’s Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Women in Ag Leadership Conference, Dec. 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Scheman Building in Ames
Nov. 22 2019
Compeer Financial again has pledged $2,500 in matching funds to the Wisconsin FFA Foundation to help kickoff this year’s giving season on #GivingTuesday – Tuesday, Dec. 3. The Foundation inv
Nov. 21 2019
The Foremost Farms USA® Board of Directors announced today that Greg Schlafer will join the dairy cooperative as President & Chief Executive Officer on December 2, 2019. Schlafer assumes le
Nov. 21 2019
Premier Select Sires will award up to $20,000 to students within the Premier territory through the 2020 Premier Future Ag Leaders Scholarship Program. Students who have completed their first ful
Nov. 21 2019
The cheesemakers of Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) are bringing home the coveted Chairman’s Trophy following the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) Championship Cheese Contest. A
Nov. 21 2019
Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative named Her-Man Jerseys, owned by Lutz family of Chester, South Carolina, its District 5 Producer of the Year. The award recognizes a cooperative
Nov. 21 2019
We know many of you are reporting on today’s news regarding Dean Foods announcing it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Dairy Farmers of America is in discussions to purchase the
Nov. 21 2019
In response to high levels of both personal and financial farm stress, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering four “Farm Couple Getaways” aimed at farmers wanting to take...
Nov. 21 2019
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustifi
Nov. 21 2019
New Hampshire Farm Bureau Federation (NHFB) held its 103rd Annual Meeting on November 15th and 16th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lebanon, NH. As part of the multi-day event hosted by Grafton Coun
Nov. 21 2019
Passing a farm operation to the next generation is usually one of the biggest and most challenging decisions farm families will ever make.Many things are at stake – money, emotions, goals and