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April 30 2018
One nut has surpassed dairy while another nut is nipping at dairy’s heels
April 30 2018
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to ride in a cattle trailer? Most of us probably haven’t, but Anthony Bontrager, the trucking supervisor for Country View Calves in Shipshewana, Ind.,...
April 23 2018
Farmers get only 30 cents from every $1 spent,” read the headline in the March 26, 2018, Hoard’s Dairyman Intel. When consumers spent $1 on dairy products in 2017, dairy farmers received 30...
April 23 2018
Not that many decades ago, ballottement or “bumping” a cow’s abdomen to check for a calf was a common method of pregnancy detection
April 23 2018
Not quite a year ago, the first dairy company said they would make the transition to selling dairy products that had been produced by cows that were fed feeds free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
April 23 2018
USDA and the University of Missouri’s Food & Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) conduct baseline projections each year for a number of agricultural sectors
April 23 2018
As those of us in dairy circles continue to hope for a recovery, the rest of the economy keeps growing
April 16 2018
The raised without antibiotics (RWA) program has gained steam in consumer circles
April 16 2018
We’ve all heard it before: farmers need to tell their story. But why are the stories behind food so important?
April 16 2018
An area of milk quality that is at times overlooked is emptied milk tankers that haven’t been cleaned
April 16 2018
This week is the middle of the five-week voting period for California milk producers to decide whether they want to become the Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) system’s newest and biggest member
April 16 2018
At $2.61 per pound, butterfat prices climbed 13 percent last year to post a record high in the Northeast Federal Milk Market Order
April 9 2018
There are two great higher-learning opportunities via webinars taking place today, Monday, April 9 at noon Central Standard Time.
April 9 2018
Grouping strategies have a huge impact on cows’ lactations and lifetime production
April 9 2018
Multiple component pricing (MCP) could be coming to the Appalachian and Southeast Federal Milk Marketing Orders
April 9 2018
While the Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List will be available in the April 25 issue, we are making it available to readers here as well
April 9 2018
A couple of months ago the details were released regarding changes to the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy)
April 2 2018
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) proposed a temporary rule published in the March 30, 2018, Federal Register that would bump Class I milk prices up by 9 cents per hundredweight for a seven-month...
April 2 2018
Yogurt has been a darling of the dairy case, expanding in per capita consumption while fluid milk intake continues to fall
April 2 2018
In your March 25 Hoard’s Dairyman Intel, “Consider economic culling,” the one item not taken into account is the size of the cow
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