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May 31 2021
Dairy farmers use plans and protocols for many aspects of their operation to aid in animal care, business stability, employee compliance, and more
May 31 2021
When Pennsylvania dairy producer Jason Frye returned to the farm after working 20 years in the technology field, he was looking for the best way to make their 40-cow herd work in today’s economy
May 31 2021
Dry whey prices are at their highest levels since late 2014 and they are adding about $2.74 to the price of Class III milk
May 31 2021
The opportunity to build new infrastructure on a farm is always exciting but also a big undertaking!
May 27 2021
Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) is fueling up for National Dairy Month by taking an intense look at reaching the next generation of consumers, Gen Z
May 24 2021
As markets and the dairy industry as a whole continues to change, many dairy producers have investigated value-added processing as an opportunity for their operations
May 24 2021
Making sure that every farmer’s bulk tank is empty at the end of each day is key for the team that works at and with FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative, said General Manager Jeff Lyon on the May 19 Hoard’s...
May 24 2021
“Sexed semen has changed the dairy landscape,” said Dan Schaefer, an animal science professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, during the May Hoard’s Dairyman webinar
May 24 2021
Farmer-funded research by the National Dairy Council (NDC) allows us to engage in myth-busting when necessary
May 24 2021
Global efforts to reduce atmospheric carbon and slow rising temperatures through government, customer, and consumer intervention are putting the squeeze on carbon emissions from all sectors – including...
May 17 2021
Value-added has become a popular term on many dairies in recent years, and there can be great benefits from turning your own milk into dairy products to sell
May 17 2021
When added together across the globe, 99 percent of the world’s milk hails from 123 countries
May 17 2021
“Beef production from Holstein steers has been a natural by-product or co-product of milk production,” said University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Dan Schaefer during the May Hoard’s...
May 17 2021
The year that was 2020 will long be remembered as a year when the unthinkable happened . . . a global pandemic that nearly halted economic activity for a period of time
May 17 2021
At 3.95%, the butterfat content in last year’s milk supply has pushed historic highs in USDA data tracing back to 1924
May 10 2021
Navel care was one area Tina Kohlman, a dairy and livestock agent with the University of Wisconsin Division of Extension, focused on during a Badger Dairy Insights “Optimizing management for calf...
May 10 2021
Despite all the challenges facing dairy last year, 2020 was a good year for U.S. dairy exports. And there’s reason for continued growth now and in the future
May 10 2021
Depooling…the dirty word blamed for last year’s painful negative Producer Price Differentials (PPDs) and wild price swings. Many ideas may exist for reform, but which might actually work?
May 10 2021
In the 19 years prior to 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, the monthly difference between Class III and Class IV prices had exceeded $5 per hundredweight (cwt.) on only six occasions
May 10 2021
For those of us on dairy farms, the thought of artificial insemination becoming illegal sounds like a dreadful story straight from the spooky plotlines of the “Twilight Zone.”
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