Dec. 17 2018
Member cooperatives of Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) accepted 14 offers of export assistance from CWT that helped them secure contracts to sell 1.821 million pounds (1,294 metric tons) o
Dec. 17 2018
More than 21,400 dairy producers opted for coverage through the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) in 2018, up by more than 2,000 producers from the previous year. This U.S. Departm
Dec. 17 2018
National Mastitis Council (NMC) is offering ten, $200 travel stipends to dairy producers and practicing bovine veterinarians to attend the NMC 58th Annual Meeting, scheduled for Jan. 29-Feb. 1
Dec. 17 2018
No-till and cover crops improve soil health, but benefits of these cropping methods also reach the pocketbook
Dec. 17 2018
“When I look across agriculture, I don’t know if there is another commodity that’s had it tougher than dairy,” stated Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation,...
Dec. 17 2018
At the beginning of the month, USDA officially said welcome back to chocolate milk in school lunch programs
Dec. 17 2018
The 2018 Farm Bill recently passed by Congress offers significant changes to the dairy safety net relative to the safety net included in the 2014 Farm Bill
Dec. 17 2018
“We believe our herd’s reproductive performance has improved with the addition of every week herd health (instead of every other week),” said Rick Portena, who works closely with his...
Dec. 14 2018
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) filed comments today in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Nov. 14 proposal to exempt manure air emissions reporting fr
Dec. 14 2018
According to Dr. Doug Reinemann, UW-Madison milking system specialist and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Associate Dean for Extension and Outreach, over 300 U.S. dairy farms have auto
Dec. 14 2018
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has engaged Blimling and Associates, Inc., a dairy research and consulting firm based in Madison, Wisconsin, in a strategic relationship to pr
Dec. 13 2018
On December 3, 2018 the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the California Air Resources Board (CARB), and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announced funding f
Dec. 13 2018
Wisconsin Farmers Union President Darin Von Ruden gave the following comments today, in response to the passage of the farm bill: The passage of the farm bill is welcome news in
Dec. 13 2018
Results are in for World Ag Expo’s® Top-10 New Products Competition, sponsored by Bank of America. The winners will be showcased February 12-14, 2019, during the World Ag Expo® in Tulare
Dec. 13 2018
Last week, 13 is a lucky number at ABS Global, Inc, as 13 new Icon Sires™ are added to the continually growing list of Icons.“Never before has a group of sires been made available with as...
Dec. 13 2018
When Old Man Winter and Mother Nature start two-stepping through the short days and long nights of winter, big changes can happen quickly for baby calves. “Calves are more susceptible t
Dec. 13 2018
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for completing congressional approval of a new farm bill and sending to the White House a law that wil
Dec. 13 2018
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today hailed the passage of the 2019 Farm Bill. The House of Representatives approved the conference report on the bill this afternoon, followi
Dec. 13 2018
Today the House of Representatives passed the 2018 Farm Bill conference report, sending the bill to the president’s desk for his signature. Upon passage, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K
Dec. 13 2018
House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson released the following statement today following passage of the House floor of H.R.2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018: “I a