Dec. 13 2019
—“Over the next decade, China represents a $23 billion market opportunity for U.S. dairy, and it is essential to our dairy producers and companies that we secure a trade deal with China that
Dec. 13 2019
The agreement is anticipated to include an increase in Chinese purchases of agricultural goods in exchange for the U.S. holding off on the implementation of tariffs on about $160 billion of cons
Dec. 13 2019
At its monthly meeting yesterday, the Farm Credit Administration board received a quarterly report on economic issues affecting agriculture, together with an update on the financial condition an
Dec. 12 2019
In your December 2019 issue . . .CLASS III FUTURES TRADED AT A $17.60 AVERAGE for January to June 2020 contracts. Those contracts netted $17.25 in early November. DECEMBER MILK CHECKS SHOULD BE EVEN H
Dec. 12 2019
We went to Peach Teat Buckets to feed calves and needed a way to hang them. This is what we came up with. Get a 13-inch by 1.5-inch piece of metal and bend it at 5.25 inches into a 90-degree ang
Dec. 12 2019
When the kids were still living at home, one of our traditions was to read through the Christmas story before we opened gifts. It helped bring all of us back to the central reason our family celebrate
Dec. 12 2019
Why are all teats dipped with a pre- and postmilking teat disinfectant? Are pre- and postmilking teat disinfectants designed the same?
Dec. 12 2019
Many scientists and animal breeders are keenly interested in directly altering a portion of an organism’s genome to incorporate specific traits
Dec. 12 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives has begun consideration of HR 5038, “The Farm Workforce Modernization Act.” It is a bill that fully addresses both immigration reform priorities for the dairy...
Dec. 12 2019
“The American Feed Industry Association appreciates Congress’ decision today to confirm Dr. Stephen Hahn to lead the Food and Drug Administration. AFIA looks forward to working with Commissi
Dec. 12 2019
Idaho and Utah dairy farmers are reinventing themselves.Dairy West, a regional dairy promotion organization that works on behalf of Idaho and Utah dairy farm families to inspire trust in d
Dec. 12 2019
The information below has been supplied by dairy marketers and other industry organizations. It has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hoard’s Dairyman. “We congratulate Dr. Stephen...
Dec. 12 2019
Holstein Association USA has released its annual Pedigree Analysis of 2019 National Holstein Show winners. These lists provide a picture of the genetics behind the cattle receiving showring accolades
Dec. 12 2019
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act, H.R. 5038, passed through the House of Representatives today to move ag workforce reform forward. The bill addresses the farm labor challenges fa
Dec. 12 2019
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, one of the largest dairy co-ops in the country, issued a statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Farm Workforce Modernization Act with
Dec. 12 2019
The National Milk Producers Federation today commended the House of Representatives for its bipartisan passage of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 5038). The bill, the first House-pass
Dec. 12 2019
It’s fall. Soon Christmas and the New Year will be upon us! We again find ourselves enjoying countless gatherings with friends and family
Dec. 11 2019
In case you missed it...get the highlights from the recent Balchem mini-symposium held prior to the Cornell Nutrition Conference. Each speaker summarized their presentation in our new Symposia S
Dec. 11 2019
At the recent Wisconsin Beef Council (WBC) Board meeting, directors elected leadership positions. Val Gaffney, a seedstock producer from Barneveld, was elected to serve as president for the next two y
Dec. 11 2019
Due to the prolonged and extensive impacts of weather events this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today extended the deadline to December 20 for producers to enroll in the Dairy