June 17 2019
What a fantastic story and tribute you wrote about my very first 4-H leader
June 17 2019
There are bad apples in every industry’s barrel, including dairying. In an age of instantly sharing images, backlash to a single bad apple can spoil an industry’s reputation overnight
June 17 2019
When considering forage fermentation as a measure of forage crop quality, we need to compare it against expected values
June 17 2019
“People, you have to look at the numbers if you’re going to survive.” Those were the introductory words of Vita Plus’s Gary Sipiorski at the recent Four-State Dairy Nutrition and...
June 17 2019
For much of the Midwest and Northeast, it started raining last fall. Wet harvests gave way to saturated soils during the winter and flooding this spring
June 17 2019
With USDA initiating sign-ups for its cornerstone dairy safety net program on June 17, the federal agency simultaneously updated a major component in the feed cost margin calculator — hay prices
June 14 2019
Holstein Canada is pleased to reveal the 2019-2020 Committees, ensuring the Board of Directors continues to receive input from its grassroots membership and industry partners.This year, Holstein
June 14 2019
Nearly a dozen prospective cheese buyers from five Middle Eastern countries will travel to Wisconsin later this month for a multi-day International Buyers Mission showcasing the state’s cheese
June 14 2019
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota and Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Chairman Jim Costa of California issued the following statements in res
June 13 2019
Just days away from the program sign-up, FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative applauds the update made to the Dairy Margin Coverage program calculation reflecting a more accurate hay price by including 5
June 13 2019
The National Milk Producers Federation welcomed USDA’s announcement that signup for the long-awaited Dairy Margin Coverage Program will begin June 17, applauding the department’s inclusion...
June 13 2019
The people have spoken: Birthday Batter Blast sundaes and malts – made with Minnesota dairy farmers’ secret, State Fair-recipe vanilla ice cream or malt, topped with birthday cake bites and
June 13 2019
Alfalfa stands across the Midwest are sometimes damaged during the winter and early spring. Winter injuries are most commonly the result of extremely low or fluctuating temperatures, persistent
June 13 2019
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announces that signup begins June 17 for the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program, the cornerstone program of the dairy safety net that helps
June 13 2019
Young calves are around 70–75 percent water by bodyweight and must be well-hydrated in order to stay healthy and grow to their full potential. Dehydration and severe electrolyte loss in calves
June 12 2019
The American Dairy Coalition and its nationwide members applaud the passage of the Cellar-Newhouse Amendment, which will allow the year-round employees of the dairy industry to utilize the H-2A
June 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. Looking to bring an age-appropriate,...
June 12 2019
As leaders of UW System agricultural programs, we would like to thank members of the Joint Finance Committee for including funding for the Dairy Innovation Hub in the state budget bill. It is es
June 12 2019
A dairy group representing farmers and related businesses across Wisconsin today praised lawmakers on the state’s budget-writing committee for designating money for a Dairy Innovation Hub.&nbs
June 12 2019
Ash, molds, toxins, yeasts, negative bacteria – the list of anti-nutritional factors that are challenging this year’s forage is getting lengthy. 2019’s moisture to date has created a...