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March 4 2019
“If they can hold on, help is on the way thanks to the farm bill,” USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue firmly stated to the House Committee on Agriculture
Feb. 25 2019
Labor costs have grown over the last years, reveals USDA data on the cost of production on dairy farms
Feb. 25 2019
Making ends meet is a difficult task in today’s dairy market, but a focus on balancing outputs between high production and good components can go a long way in bolstering bottom lines
Feb. 25 2019
Having dropped by $380 per head in the past year, dairy replacement values tumbled to a decade low of $1,140 per animal
Feb. 25 2019
After raising calves in hutches outside for years, the Roden family decided to look into new calf housing options to accompany the growth of their dairy herd
Feb. 25 2019
The rush to calve heifers young is likely costing dairy producers thousands of pounds of lifetime milk production, said a Utah nutritionist and consultant
Feb. 18 2019
We told the whole world not to eat fat, but the science did not exist,” said Andrew Samis, medical doctor with Queen’s University
Feb. 18 2019
The value of trade is more important to American agriculture than ever before
Feb. 18 2019
While milk is frequently thought of as an important beverage for children that helps build strong bones, there is robust scientific evidence that supports additional health benefits of dairy foods above...
Feb. 18 2019
A cow’s productive life doesn’t just begin when it starts producing milk
Feb. 18 2019
People in 19 states may have been exposed to drug-resistant Brucella RB 51, reported the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Feb. 11 2019
The Aloha State may be saying aloha to dairies
Feb. 11 2019
Assets, liability, and equity all are reached new highs, based on data from USDA’s Economic Research Service
Feb. 11 2019
The transition period is critical to production, especially when discussing cows that excel at both production and components
Feb. 11 2019
Price data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals that the U.S. retail average price for a gallon of whole milk was below $3 for every month of 2018
Feb. 11 2019
Kinnard Farms in Casco, Wis., could be considered an early adopter when it comes to bedding with sand
Feb. 4 2019
Ballot initiatives are not only commonplace in states such as California, but in countries like Switzerland, too
Feb. 4 2019
In tight economic times, everything comes under the radar, and heifer care and growth has been no exception. We’ve written both about raising healthy heifers more quickly and managing heifer inventories...
Feb. 4 2019
Only GENYOUth — cofounded by the National Football League (NFL) and the National Dairy Council — could bring together teachers, nutritionists, and professional athletes to help improve nutrition...
Feb. 4 2019
University of Wisconsin’s Mark Stephenson forecasts that the 2019 Class III price will be up by 80 cents over last year
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