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March 11 2019
The nation’s biggest dairy accounting firm says the average loss during the first nine months of 2018 was about 65 cents per cow per day – and the last three months will likely be worse
March 4 2019
To bring in more income without adding cows, some dairy producers chose to diversify their operations by introducing other revenue streams
March 4 2019
The potential benefits that robotic milking brings to the farm are becoming more clear — improved milk production, reduced labor costs, and enhanced reproduction
March 4 2019
“Don’t let the abnormal become normal. Just because it happened yesterday, today, and tomorrow doesn’t mean it’s right,” opened independent nutritionist David Greene during...
March 4 2019
For those who aren’t familiar with the Federal Milk Marketing Orders, the Class III milk price is the minimum price of milk that cheese plants are supposed to pay dairy farmers
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
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