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March 12 2018
A new study found that cows fed all grass produced milk with a more desirable balance of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids
March 12 2018
Extra milk production throughout the country again this spring means some milk cooperatives have introduced quotas for milk production
March 12 2018
While findings from the 2017 Census of Agriculture will not be released for quite some time, the annual count of licensed dairy operations contained in the February Milk Production report from USDA offers...
March 12 2018
At $2.2 million per farm, equity positions reached a new pinnacle for U.S. dairy farmers in 2016
March 5 2018
To emphasize the importance of a healthy dairy sector to the overall U.S. economy, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) commissioned an economic research firm to quantify that impact
March 5 2018
In the past decade, yogurt has achieved many health accolades being praised for its association with gut health, diabetes deterrence, and most recently heart health
March 5 2018
This isn’t breaking news, but it’s still newsworthy — dairy exports are a major player in U.S. milk prices
March 5 2018
At 30 percent market share, Class I utilization reached a new modern day low. When looking back over the past 14 years, Class I utilization for beverage milk was as high as 44 percent in 2004
March 5 2018
In conversations with employers, New Mexico State University’s Robert Hagevoort said he most often hears complaints about employee management
Feb. 26 2018
Overall, 1,600 dairy farms across the United States called it quits last year. That reduced the number of commercial dairy farms in the U.S. to 40,219
Feb. 26 2018
There were 110 people in attendance at the Peninsula Pride Farms annual meeting last month in Luxemburg, Wis
Feb. 26 2018
Across the Midwest, bankers reported worsening financial and credit conditions for the agricultural sector, as indicated by higher loan demand and lower repayment rates
Feb. 26 2018
If there’s a better place to take the pulse of Western dairying at the beginning of each year than World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif., after 40-plus years, I haven’t found it yet
Feb. 26 2018
McDonald’s recently generated headlines for the announcement that it is removing chocolate milk and cheeseburgers from its Happy Meal menu boards in the U.S
Feb. 19 2018
Strictly speaking, everything in the February 12, 2018, Hoard’s Dairyman Intel item, “Reader Response: It’s not climate change,” is true
Feb. 19 2018
At the same time Brian Waymire was hired as manager of Degroot Dairy in Hanford, Calif., the dairy owners were considering the purchase of an automated activity monitoring system
Feb. 19 2018
When it comes to positive tank loads of milk for antibiotic residues, dairy farmers matched the previous year’s historic accomplishment
Feb. 19 2018
“We have always used a ‘waterfall’ approach to grouping on the dairy,” shared Marc Etchebarne, nutritionist at Hillrose Dairy
Feb. 19 2018
Dairy isn’t the only agricultural commodity facing a downturn in pay prices. In its latest forecast, USDA projects that farm income will be $59.5 billion nationally in 2018
Feb. 19 2018
An abnormally high number of twin calves born on Dutch dairy farms last year triggered a closer inspection by authorities
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