Nov. 2 2020
Semex is pleased to announce that Phil MacLean (EastGen) has been appointed as President & Chairman of the Board for 2020-2021, succeeding Gary Bowers(CIAQ). Assisting Semex’s new Pre
Nov. 2 2020
Milkfat often gets the attention when talking about milk components, but a recent surge in the price of milk protein has given producers cause to look more closely at optimizing milk protein production
Nov. 2 2020
“Milking is a complex interaction where the dairyman, the cows, and the milking unit need to work as one,” said Greg Strait, an extension educator in Pennsylvania’s Fulton County
Nov. 2 2020
The dairy industry is in a much better financial position today than anyone would have thought back in late March when the COVID-19 pandemic was beginning to create unprecedented effects across the country
Nov. 2 2020
Cow hugging, known as "koe knuffelen" in Dutch, has emerged as a new wellness trend, complete with YouTube videos, an international media hype, and plenty of uptake on Instagram
Nov. 2 2020
Cheese absorbs more milk than any other dairy product. Overall, it sure seems like cheese demand is pretty good despite concerns that the pandemic-induced decline in food service sales was going to be...
Nov. 2 2020
A coalition of leading farm and agricultural groups are applauding a bipartisan letter sent today by 111 members of Congress urging stronger protections for American-made foo
Oct. 30 2020
For the second year in a row, the cheesemakers of Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) are bringing home the coveted Chairman’s Trophy following the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF)
Oct. 30 2020
Marshall Reece, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Associated Milk Producers Inc. of New Ulm, MN, has been named the new president of the American Butter Institute, gaining the p
Oct. 30 2020
Addressing dairy farmers and industry representatives, Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) leaders reflected on strategically adjusting business plans due to the impacts of COVID-19, and attributed this year�
Oct. 30 2020
The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service today announced funding to Newtrient through the Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) program to evaluate fifteen technologies and practices ac
Oct. 30 2020
The bond between farmers and ranchers and their cattle is undeniable and time-honored. It is a deep-rooted commitment fueled by passion to care for their animals as they provide for us
Oct. 30 2020
Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) announced today further commitment to Farm Rescue, a nonprofit partner, by hosting a virtual country music benefit on Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. EST. Since its inc
Oct. 30 2020
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) submitted a robust set of comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) regarding the National Trade Estimate (NTE) Report on Fo
Oct. 30 2020
With FDA giving little indication of promised action on proper labeling of imitation dairy products, the National Milk Producers Federation today asked the agency’s ombudsman to ensu
Oct. 30 2020
The honorees include Triple R Dairy of Crewe, Virginia and TKS Farm in McClure, Pennsylvania.Triple R Dairy, The Ware Family, Crewe, VirginiaRhonda and Fred Ware operate Triple R Dairy where they farm
Oct. 30 2020
Alfalfa is the nation’s third most valuable field crop, valued at over $10.8 billion, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Alfalfa acre
Oct. 30 2020
The Dairy Together campaign unveiled a short film today that shares a vision for thriving rural communities, an equitable food system, and a resilient family farm economy. Supply Management and How It
Oct. 29 2020
“The first impression we have about the 2020 corn silage is that it looks like a very good crop,” said Dr. Luiz Ferrareto, ruminant nutrition specialist with University of Wisconsin-Madison...
Oct. 29 2020
Dr. David Carlson recently joined Vita Plus as a dairy nutritionist and technical services specialist. Based in Madison, Wisconsin, Carlson will provide technical support for Vita Plus field sta