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Jan. 21 2022
Inflation has officially arrived on the dairy product front as rising feed costs and the resulting tightness in U.S. milk supplies sends butter, cheese, nonfat dry milk, and whey prices climbing
Jan. 17 2022
Humans have known for generations that milk — nature’s most nearly perfect food — is a convenient, versatile package of nutrition
Jan. 17 2022
In recent weeks, projections for higher milk prices have been frequently discussed. USDA’s most current monthly outlook projects the All -Milk price for 2022 at $22.60, a 21 % jump relative to 2021
Jan. 17 2022
Dairy employers watched with intense interest the Supreme Court’s consideration of the Biden Administration’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)
Jan. 17 2022
About 20 years ago, as a young nutritionist, I sat in a meeting room in Stephenville, Texas, to learn about the new Dairy NRC published in 2001
Jan. 17 2022
Most dairy economists are predicting a better year in terms of milk prices, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Mark Stephenson
Jan. 10 2022
“High milk prices won’t look as good as they have in the past, as rising costs and difficulties in processing and marketing continue through the new year,” shared Roger Cryan
Jan. 10 2022
Federal Milk Marketing Orders (FMMOs) have come under scrutiny over the last few years. Many folks are critics of the current program, which implements minimum prices for regulated milk
Jan. 10 2022
Starbucks, the world’s largest coffeehouse chain, set ambitious 2030 targets to reduce its water and carbon footprints by half
Jan. 10 2022
Results are in from a survey the National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Program distributed last fall
Jan. 10 2022
Anaerobic digesters have become a useful tool for some dairy farms to not only manage their manure and environmental impact
Jan. 3 2022
“The most profitable parts of the U.S. in 2022 could be the Northwest and Northeast, but smaller farms in those regions won’t participate in the success,” predicted Aidan Connolly, president...
Jan. 3 2022
Supply chain woes affected people across the country last year, from producers to consumers. Some of the hardest hit were farmers in California
Jan. 3 2022
Hearing the term “fake news” may cause a visceral response in today’s political climate. With the abundance of media outlets available on so many different platforms
Jan. 3 2022
Just as facilities with the right dimensions and amenities encourage cow comfort and production, an environment that limits a cow’s natural abilities can create problems
Jan. 3 2022
November’s $20.80 All-Milk price posted in the most recent Agricultural Prices yielded the smallest Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) payments of the year at 36 cents per hundredweight (cwt.) for farmers
Dec. 27 2021
Conversations about calf feeding often focus on the liquid portion of the diet, either milk or milk replacer, but calf starter is an important part of the equation, too
Dec. 27 2021
In my last article, I described how to identify cows that aborted in the dairy herd as a step to improve the reproductive performance
Dec. 27 2021
Unless we actively try to stop it, the U.S. is going to become more and integrated into the global dairy market. I want to be clear; I don’t think the industry should try to stop it
Dec. 27 2021
Without naming names, you can probably think of a sports team that’s been down on its luck recently (or longer). Fans or the media may give them a bit of a break
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