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Jan. 27 2020
There’s a developing story that presents vegetarians and vegans with a quandary. Those who drink almond juice (almond milk) may be helping to kill billions of bees
Jan. 27 2020
Contrary to the excuses we often fall into as employers, pay is not the first thing many employees cite when leaving a job
Jan. 27 2020
Knowing how to breed desirable dairy-beef calves can make a big difference in the value of this quickly growing system
Jan. 27 2020
This past year we dug into our membership data to look at how consolidation was impacting Idaho’s dairy demographics. What we found raised eyebrows within both our staff and board
Jan. 27 2020
Farmers were a focal point of Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ State of the State address, which he delivered last Wednesday night
Jan. 20 2020
Wagner Farms in Oconto Falls, Wis., had a 0% death loss in their calves last year. For anyone that has worked with animals, this is the ultimate goal, but sometimes incredibly difficult to achieve
Jan. 20 2020
Wisconsin lost 10.1% of its dairy farms during 2019. However, those losses were disproportional and directly depended on the type of market served — Grade A or Grade B dairy farms
Jan. 20 2020
Farmers and government officials are still assessing the impact of the devastating Australian bushfires on agriculture, but it may take months before the full impact is apparent
Jan. 20 2020
When caring for livestock every day, dairy farmers realize that mortality is an unwanted but real consequence of agriculture
Jan. 20 2020
Do you have a point of view on hauling cost structure for farm gate milk? What about quality and volume premiums when it comes to your milk check?
Jan. 13 2020
One of the most challenging roles of the feeding team is to track and account for feed as it goes through the feeding center and into the bunk. In order to do this, it’s important to test, track,...
Jan. 13 2020
There’s been a stark contrast in dairy processing circles in the past 60 days
Jan. 13 2020
There’s much more potential for beef-on-dairy breedings than just settling cows
Jan. 13 2020
Numerous news outlets, and even those within dairy circles, continue to publish “internet click candy” articles stating Wisconsin has experienced historic dairy farm losses
Jan. 13 2020
Here we are on the upward swing of the commodity price cycle roller coaster.Time to take a deep breath — yes
Jan. 6 2020
When it comes to positive tanker loads of milk for antibiotic residues, dairy farmers collectively reached a new threshold for quality control
Jan. 6 2020
“With 60 to 65 percent of the milk check going towards feeding/feed costs, this has a huge impact on farm profitability,” explained Leatherbrook Holsteins’ Adam Graft
Jan. 6 2020
Global skim milk powder inventories begin this year at the lowest levels since the start of 2015
Jan. 6 2020
Raw milk could be on its way to becoming a little more accessible to the general public
Jan. 6 2020
It’s true — 74 farms — just 3.16% of all dairies in the Central Federal Milk Marketing Order — produced half of all the milk shipped within that order this past October
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