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Dec. 24 2018
It’s true, Japanese women agree that Curves and whey do go together
Dec. 24 2018
It was a very wet fall for some regions of the country, including the Midwest. That made corn silage harvest a challenge to say the least
Dec. 24 2018
As the dairy markets are showing little sign of improvement, the rest of the economy also has begun to show worrying signs
Dec. 24 2018
One of the biggest hurdles for young people interested in entering dairy farming is the incredibly high investment required
Dec. 24 2018
At first glance, dairy farmers and the National Football League (NFL) just may be the most unlikely teammates ever conceived throughout America
Dec. 17 2018
No-till and cover crops improve soil health, but benefits of these cropping methods also reach the pocketbook
Dec. 17 2018
“When I look across agriculture, I don’t know if there is another commodity that’s had it tougher than dairy,” stated Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation,...
Dec. 17 2018
At the beginning of the month, USDA officially said welcome back to chocolate milk in school lunch programs
Dec. 17 2018
The 2018 Farm Bill recently passed by Congress offers significant changes to the dairy safety net relative to the safety net included in the 2014 Farm Bill
Dec. 17 2018
“We believe our herd’s reproductive performance has improved with the addition of every week herd health (instead of every other week),” said Rick Portena, who works closely with his...
Dec. 10 2018
“We record breeding codes on all breedings so we can track performance,” explained general manager Kevin Souza of Victory Farms in Milbank, S.D
Dec. 10 2018
Four quarts of clean, high quality colostrum (greater than 50 grams per liter [g/L] of immunoglobulins or IgG) — within six hours of birth — has long been the recommendation for successful...
Dec. 10 2018
Monthly USDA data suggests that the U.S. dairy cow herd is shrinking. That’s a good thing when it comes to supply-demand balance and the impact on milk prices
Dec. 10 2018
While the Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List will be available in the December issue, we are making it available to readers now
Dec. 10 2018
Low milk prices and cash flow issues were the top two concerns of agriculture lenders attending the Siouxland Agricultural Lenders Seminar in November
Dec. 3 2018
“Nutrition is a very important part of our reproductive program,” said Tim Holmes from Holmesville Dairy near Argyle, Wis
Dec. 3 2018
There is new oasis for drivers making the long and often lonely 420-mile trip from Las Vegas, Nev., to Salt Lake City, Utah
Dec. 3 2018
If the decade of reliance on immigrant employment in agriculture is not completely eclipsed, then it is certainly waning
Dec. 3 2018
The transition period after weaning can be one of the most stressful times in a heifer’s life
Dec. 3 2018
Within the last few weeks, nutritionists and dairies from southeast Minnesota, Wisconsin, and New York have shared a common discouraging observation
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