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Oct. 29 2018
It takes approximately 1,400 pounds of corn to finish out a steer. Would we be better off feeding that corn to humans instead?
Oct. 29 2018
The Idaho Dairy Worker Training and Safety Program has been almost three years in the making
Oct. 29 2018
Just like humans, cows display sidedness behavior. Maybe you have noticed a cow that always lays down on its right side or is a huge fan of the left side of the milking parlor
Oct. 29 2018
When someone mentions that a business is “profitable,” people assume they know what that means. However, we shouldn’t casually make this sort of judgment call
Oct. 22 2018
“What happens on paper isn’t always what happens in the field, in the barn, or in the parlor,” said Lisa Holden, an associate professor at Penn State University
Oct. 22 2018
The dairy industry has had plenty of issues to drag our spirits down lately. Some of those items would include the fourth year of relatively low milk prices, trade wars, and a wet fall hampering fieldwork...
Oct. 22 2018
Young calves are some of the most susceptible members of the dairy farm
Oct. 22 2018
One of the core promises that swept President Donald Trump into office was that he would renegotiate better deals for the United States with our traditional trading partners
Oct. 19 2018
More cheese, please.That’s been the collective response from U.S. consumers who now eat 10 more pounds of cheese when compared to just 20 years ago
Oct. 15 2018
After reading the Hoard’s Dairyman Intel “Feed-cost adjusters get a facelift,” I must share this sarcastic comment — I’m glad USDA believes farmers are make so much money
Oct. 15 2018
The collective bargaining clout of the nation’s top 50 cooperatives continued to grow in 2017
Oct. 15 2018
A new California law mandates restaurants serving kids’ meals must offer either milk or water as their advertised drink options
Oct. 15 2018
For generations, farmers have fed calves whole milk. In fact, with the growing popularity of on-farm pasteurizers, some farms have returned to feeding milk for its nutritional benefits after utilizing...
Oct. 15 2018
California is just over two weeks away from joining the Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) system, so it’s interesting to note that there has been a significant dip of late in the value of Class...
Oct. 15 2018
If you milk cows for a living, no one needs to tell you that milk checks have been downright terrible
Oct. 8 2018
Whether you are dairy farming in America or New Zealand, milkfat is back in a big way
Oct. 8 2018
A dairy farmer can take great care to make sure the milk produced on his or her farm is of the highest quality as it travels from the cow to the bulk tank
Oct. 8 2018
Volunteers. These dedicated dairy souls have been the heartbeat of World Dairy Expo since its very inception in 1967
Oct. 8 2018
New USDA milk production costs tell a vastly different story down on the farm
Oct. 8 2018
World Dairy Expo 2018 wrapped up Saturday evening with a bang, but just like this year’s theme, “The Next Frontier,” the brightest lights still lie ahead
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