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Jan. 26 2023
“We have a little too much supply and a little less demand to start the dairy year out,” shared Rabobank’s Mary Ledman at the dairy market outlook session at the International Dairy Foods...
Jan. 19 2023
People working on farms come face to face with potential safety and health hazards daily. While certain risks come with this occupation, many dangers can be avoided, explained veterinarian Dee Ellis d
Jan. 19 2023
Nothing happens in a bubble, and that is especially true with legislation. As dairy and agricultural policy leaders begin work on the next farm bill and other ag legislation, they will be dealing with
Jan. 19 2023
The 2023 Farm Bill debate is underway. That debate includes potential changes to safety nets found in the farm bill. While the path to the finish line for a new farm bill remains unclear, the federal
Jan. 19 2023
The positive feedback was misconstrued. In fact, Wisconsin’s Milk Haulers Association is formally objecting to the permit fee being levied against commercial milk haulers.That’s one of the...
Jan. 12 2023
Balance sheets are showing that dairy farms made a profit in the first half of 2022 after the tumultuous COVID-19 years. Those positive cash flows were buoyed by the combination of high milk prices an
Jan. 12 2023
Making compost on a dairy may be a useful way to dispose of manure solids or mortalities while recycling them into a fertilizer. There are a few key principles that must be considered to make compost
Jan. 12 2023
Many stories about California agriculture center around a lack of water, but that is not the case this week. The Golden State is being hammered by an intense storm that brought high winds, torrential
Jan. 12 2023
For the second year in a row, a Wisconsin county has looked to limit milk truck traffic
Jan. 5 2023
What might a college term paper, a letter to your mom, and a dairy ration formulation have in common? The answer, when it comes to term papers and the letter to your mom, has been in the news of
Jan. 5 2023
From owners and employees to veterinarians and lenders, many people contribute to the success of a dairy farm. Likewise, building demand for and selling dairy products requires a broad team of markete
Jan. 5 2023
After Bucky Henschel joined his parents, Jeff and Diana, on their dairy near Manawa, Wis., the family started looking at the opportunity to transition to robotic milking. They toured many farms before
Jan. 5 2023
If the futures markets are accurately forecasting the future, dairy could be in store for a rough patch. While the combination of a strong All-Milk price and four months of falling feed costs held Dai
Dec. 29 2022
Credit is the lifeblood of agriculture, described Chad Jorgensen of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago during the Fed’s Midwest Agriculture Conference. That’s why the focus of the event was...
Dec. 29 2022
“We're looking at fertilizer prices that have doubled or even tripled in the last 2-1/2 years,” shared Cornell’s Chris Wolf during the December 14, 2022, Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream....
Dec. 29 2022
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act, twice passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, suffered a second death after failing to garner the necessary votes in the U.S. Senate. The second funeral tran
Dec. 29 2022
As the dairy industry closes the book on 2022, there were chapters that featured high milk prices, greater expenses, supply shortages, extreme weather conditions, growing dairy demand, global impacts
Dec. 22 2022
Dairy cattle semen used for artificial insemination comes in 0.5 mL or 0.25 mL straws, and University of Idaho professor and dairy extension specialist Joe Dalton said that both product sizes offer ex
Dec. 22 2022
The alfalfa price figure used to determine Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) feed costs was amended in the final rule released late last year. What was once calculated as the average of high quality and ave
Dec. 22 2022
This October, dairy product sales continued to grow both at home and abroad. This has taken place despite relatively high retail product prices when compared to historical levels.In the United States
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