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Feb. 22 2021
It’s refreshing and optimistic to turn the calendar to a new year, but the ramifications of COVID-19 on dairy’s economic health are far from over
Feb. 22 2021
While bank standards for assessing loans haven’t changed, the risks associated with dairy operations certainly have changed during the pandemic
Feb. 22 2021
People want to effectively communicate. Not only is this part of human nature, but it makes every workplace run more efficiently
Feb. 15 2021
Farmers can best troubleshoot fresh cow issues by tracking health data as well as evaluating pen dynamics. What’s more, automated health monitoring systems have proven to be useful in making earlier...
Feb. 15 2021
A week or two ago, I was brought into a discussion between two respected plant pathologists regarding mycotoxin levels in different regions of the U.S. from the 2020 crop year
Feb. 15 2021
A tanker load of milk that comes up positive for antibiotic residue is a nightmare that every dairy farm takes steps to prevent
Feb. 15 2021
Expectations for feed markets have changed rapidly. Since the August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report projected corn ending stocks for the 2020-2021 crop year at 2.76 billion...
Feb. 15 2021
If you were standing next to someone who was having a heart attack, what would you do?
Feb. 8 2021
U.S. immigration reform is already gaining attention from the White House and Congress
Feb. 8 2021
“To maintain healthy teat ends, we monitor vacuum levels at 11.9 to 12.2 inches at the teat end,” said Andy Fisher of Reedsville, Wis
Feb. 8 2021
Every time another regulation is added to a farmer’s plate, it seems like a brand new challenge to tackle. Oftentimes, it is
Feb. 8 2021
The dairy industry has always been dynamic. In the very early years of our country, we moved from farms supplying milk just outside the town limits to railroad shipments into the large cities by the 1800s
Feb. 8 2021
The road to where we are today in agriculture labor laws has been paved with a multitude of good intentions and calls for justice
Feb. 1 2021
“We want to move forward aggressively,” said Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), who is the incoming chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Feb. 1 2021
While President Joe Biden’s appointment for Secretary of Agriculture awaits approval by the Senate, the veteran head of USDA, Tom Vilsack, is already considering his agenda for his second term
Feb. 1 2021
Using vaccines to prevent painful or deadly illnesses in cattle and other livestock is something all farmers are familiar with
Feb. 1 2021
We started the pandemic thinking milk production would need to be cut somewhere between 3% to 10% to bring supply into alignment with the weaker demand
Feb. 1 2021
While it has been a somewhat mild winter so far in parts of the country, that doesn’t mean there hasn’t been cold days and nights, especially for people working outside and for calves housed...
Jan. 25 2021
Nutrition programs, climate change, and trade will likely be high priorities for both the House and Senate agriculture leaders in this new Congress, panelists discussed on the January 20 Hoard’s...
Jan. 25 2021
“With every bite they take . . . every mouthful, there’s good quality forage going into that animal for good animal performance,” said Jerry Clark during the Focus on Forage webinar “Managing...
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