Dec. 18 2018
As the Senate voted overwhelmingly in favor of the 2018 Farm Bill on Tuesday, and the House followed suit a day later, a great cheer rose from farms and ranches across America. Maybe the
Dec. 18 2018
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. Merck [NYSE:MRK], known as MSD outside...
Dec. 18 2018
– Borden, a heritage American brand and leading U.S. dairy processer and distributor, today announced Jason Monaco has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. &
Dec. 18 2018
“FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative was hopeful that the administration would heed our concerns for these trade mitigation payments to more accurately reflect the costs dairy farmers are experiencing...
Dec. 18 2018
Little progress has been made in load bar technology over the past 20 years… until now. World-renowned for its industry-leading electronics, Tru-Test is making waves with its new load bar adva
Dec. 18 2018
Two well-known and successful agricultural cooperatives in the upper Midwest have signed an intent to merge. The board of directors for East Central/Select Sires, based in Waupun, Wis., and No
Dec. 18 2018
In response to USDA’s announcement of a second round of trade mitigation payments to U.S. farmers, NMPF President and CEO Jim Mulhern offered the following comments: “The tariff-m
Dec. 17 2018
PortaCheck is pleased to announce they are now distributingan on-farm glucose test that has been incorporated into their BHBCheck Plus ketone monitoring system. “Checking glucose levels before
Dec. 17 2018
Illinois Milk Producers’ Association and University of Illinois Dairy Extension are co-sponsoring the annual Illinois Dairy Summit. Dr. Mike Hutjens, Dr. Phil Cardoso, and Dave Fischer w
Dec. 17 2018
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Agropur announced today that they have entered into an agreement for DFA to acquire Agropur’s St. Paul, Minn., facility. The acquisition by DFA, w
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