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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
Feb. 12 2018
Just because some record lows are happening in Wisconsin, as noted in the Hoard’s Dairyman Intel article “The change in climate is undeniable,” doesn’t mean climate change is real
Feb. 12 2018
Replacement heifer prices have dropped $310 each over the past two years
Feb. 12 2018
When 97.5 percent of milk — 149.7 billion pounds of the total 153.4 billion pounds of 2017 MPP-Dairy production history — was signed up at the $4 coverage level, it was clear that the Margin...
Feb. 12 2018
Falling cow numbers and easing milk production in California were one of the dairy industry’s big stories in 2017
Feb. 12 2018
“The most influential factor in our calf and heifer program that sets up future milk production is a very thorough and strict vaccination protocol,” said Jim Herron
Feb. 12 2018
A legal battle over the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) use of administrative law judges in adjudicatory or enforcement actions during civil proceedings has called into question how administrative...
Feb. 5 2018
Do you believe in climate change? Many people say they don’t, but Chris Kucharik, a professor in the department of agronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has data that shows otherwise
Feb. 5 2018
Those in dairy circles know the many positive attributes found in milk and dairy products
Feb. 5 2018
“In our breeding program, we try to maximize the potential of every mating,” explained Curtis Nolan
Feb. 5 2018
As farm gate milk prices remain below the cost of production for the vast majority of U.S. dairy farmers, dairy replacements waiting to join the milking herd continue to be at historic highs
Feb. 5 2018
Anyone milking cows knows all too well how painful the current milk price cycle has been
Jan. 29 2018
Most dairy producers invest in an automatic milking system to reduce the need for hired labor. As an added bonus, many herds milked with robots go up in production
Jan. 29 2018
In the past several years, selective dry cow treatment has gained some prevalence in the industry as an alternative to the more common blanket dry cow treatment, which has been the gold standard for mastitis...
Jan. 29 2018
Calves must have adequate rumen development to have a smooth transition at weaning time
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