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
Dec. 13 2018
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national cooperative owned by family dairy farmers across the U.S., is pleased that both the House and Senate have passed a Farm Bill, which includes several im
Dec. 13 2018
The American Dairy Coalition applauds Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Rep. Michael Conaway (R-TX) and Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) — all agriculture-oriented
Dec. 13 2018
The 2018 corn silage harvest is complete and corn harvest is now in full swing. However, the weather this year has presented some challenges. In many areas of the Midwest, we have had a wet fall
Dec. 12 2018
Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind voted against the 2018 Farm Bill, the Conference Report of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act. His statement is below: “This Farm Bill maintains a status
Dec. 12 2018
Dairy farm families and industry leaders of the Southeast dairy community will gather Jan. 21-23, 2019, for the Georgia Dairy Conference at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott in Savannah, Georgia
Dec. 12 2018
As their January 1, 2019 Select Sire Power/Southeast Select Sires merger approaches, the future Premier Select Sires team prepares to better serve member-owners