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June 14 2021
The math of profits is straightforward . . . profits equal total revenues minus total costs. Of course, there are many layers that lie behind this simple formula. The first layer being that
June 14 2021
Dumped milk was just one clear picture of the food supply chain failures that occurred last spring as the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic rocked product demand and altered production lines
June 14 2021
The growing season for many started with a bang. Near ideal soil conditions and limited rain events have made for streamlined planting in many regions
June 14 2021
During the Four State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference, University of Illinois’ Phil Cardosa addressed heat stress and the role nutrition can play in keeping cows productive during hot...
June 14 2021
State milk prices may finally be returning to normal following wild fluctuations due to the health pandemic
June 7 2021
During the Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference, Taylor Yohe discussed the balance between weaning calves and maintaining rumen pH levels
June 7 2021
A common misconception is that calves don’t experience heat stress. They are more tolerant of heat than other age groups of cattle but can still experience heat stress losses from in utero
June 7 2021
Like all strategies animal activists use to promote their cause, the hot-button issue of Colorado Ballot Initiative 16 is designed to pull at consumers’ emotions more than it relies on science-based...
June 7 2021
From my standpoint, this is the most onerous initiative that has ever come to light. When it comes to livestock agriculture, it is going for the jugular
June 7 2021
During the last couple of weeks, growing conditions have been getting drier than preferred for forages. Looking to the U.S. drought monitor, a great proportion of the western part of the country is extreme...
May 31 2021
Dairy farmers use plans and protocols for many aspects of their operation to aid in animal care, business stability, employee compliance, and more
May 31 2021
When Pennsylvania dairy producer Jason Frye returned to the farm after working 20 years in the technology field, he was looking for the best way to make their 40-cow herd work in today’s economy
May 31 2021
Dry whey prices are at their highest levels since late 2014 and they are adding about $2.74 to the price of Class III milk
May 31 2021
The opportunity to build new infrastructure on a farm is always exciting but also a big undertaking!
May 27 2021
Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) is fueling up for National Dairy Month by taking an intense look at reaching the next generation of consumers, Gen Z
May 24 2021
As markets and the dairy industry as a whole continues to change, many dairy producers have investigated value-added processing as an opportunity for their operations
May 24 2021
Making sure that every farmer’s bulk tank is empty at the end of each day is key for the team that works at and with FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative, said General Manager Jeff Lyon on the May 19 Hoard’s...
May 24 2021
“Sexed semen has changed the dairy landscape,” said Dan Schaefer, an animal science professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, during the May Hoard’s Dairyman webinar
May 24 2021
Farmer-funded research by the National Dairy Council (NDC) allows us to engage in myth-busting when necessary
May 24 2021
Global efforts to reduce atmospheric carbon and slow rising temperatures through government, customer, and consumer intervention are putting the squeeze on carbon emissions from all sectors – including...
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