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Oct. 14 2019
The fourth edition of the National FARM (Farmers Assuring Responsible Management) will incorporate enforced corrective plans for any farms that don’t meet standards during an on-farm evaluation
Oct. 14 2019
Butter consumption is at a 50-year high. That’s because fat is back. There’s a lot of reasons for that . . . one of them is that farmers have funded 59 projects since 2002 to show the value...
Oct. 14 2019
By now you may have heard about the epidemic of African Swine Fever (ASF) wreaking havoc on pig populations all around eastern Asia
Oct. 14 2019
What separates the most successful dairy farmers from their peers? As one might guess, there are several factors
Oct. 14 2019
This year has not only been a year of contraction in cow numbers in the United States but also around the world as some of the major milk producing countries reduced cow numbers
Oct. 7 2019
“In America, the big get bigger and the small go out,” said USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue when answering a reporter’s question at a press conference during the opening day of World Dairy...
Oct. 7 2019
The National Dairy Council’s (NDC) flagship partnership with the NFL, Fuel Up to Play 60, recently kicked off its tenth year of activities with the start of the new school year
Oct. 7 2019
Speculators believe there is more upside to cheese prices in the fourth quarter of 2019, and they’re putting their money where their mouth is
Oct. 7 2019
For years, it has been a very common practice for farms to treat all cows with antibiotics at the first sign of mastitis
Oct. 7 2019
The new U.S.-Japan trade agreement could provide a much-needed lift to the demand for U.S. dairy products
Sept. 30 2019
If there is any working person who appreciates coffee, certainly it’s dairy farmers
Sept. 30 2019
From spring planting right up to the fall harvest, it’s been a challenging cropping season across many parts of the nation
Sept. 30 2019
Much of the 2019 corn silage crop is now harvested or soon will be. After three to four weeks in storage, odor and color can tell you a lot about how well silage fermented
Sept. 30 2019
In the competitive eating environment of freestall housing, stocking density is by far the leading contributor to competition along the feedbunk
Sept. 30 2019
Country music superstar Luke Bryan hit the road last week to begin his 2019 Farm Tour, and the show’s first stop was Statz Brothers Inc., a Wisconsin dairy farm
Sept. 23 2019
Dairy markets keep showing signs of improvements; all the while, the rest of the economy shows enough worrying signs to get the Federal Reserve Bank to lower their interest rate for the second time in...
Sept. 23 2019
A goal of almost any dairy farm is to reduce the herd’s somatic cell count. A low somatic cell count creates a higher quality product to sell
Sept. 23 2019
I have worked in agriculture for over 30 years. At the age of 15, I worked loading produce during the harvest season at the Pompano farmers market in South Florida
Sept. 23 2019
USDA extended the deadline on its signature dairy safety net program — Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC)
Sept. 23 2019
In promising news for dairy producers, the results of a new survey of 2,200 Americans found that an overwhelming 86 percent of adults prefer dairy milk
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