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June 11 2018
Nearly every dairy herd is affected by lameness at some point, and for many, it is a persistent problem. Hoof problems don’t have to be accepted as a fact of dairy cow life, though
June 11 2018
A nightmare animal health scenario has hit New Zealand’s dairy industry and government officials are taking painful steps to deal with it
June 11 2018
Larger U.S. milk supplies require growing consumer demand — both in America and abroad
June 11 2018
Despair, depression, or even a sense of no other way out of a problem can cause people to do the unthinkable — take their own life
June 11 2018
Each year, the Hoard’s Dairyman and Hay & Forage Grower editorial staffs dedicate three or four days to a team wide photo trip
June 4 2018
The dairy industry does not need more access to foreign workers, as detailed in the May 21, 2018, Hoard’s Dairyman Intel “We have a window for immigration reform.”
June 4 2018
One out of 7 — on one day of each seven-day week, every U.S. dairy cow produces milk for the international market
June 4 2018
Does any sector of agriculture depend more upon good records than dairy farming?
June 4 2018
Even in the northern U.S. climates, we are now well into forage harvesting season
June 4 2018
When it comes to calf housing, we often think about what’s around the animal (including pen walls and air movement), but how much consideration is given to what lies beneath the calf as bedding?
June 4 2018
Thoughts involving business change tend to follow times of extreme profitability, high or low
May 28 2018
Tulare County, Calif., is the third-largest agricultural county in the U.S. and the biggest dairy county by far. Total gross value of its farm production in 2016 was $6.3 billion
May 28 2018
“Consumers are at the helm of redefining food culture today,” stated Shelley Balanko, who is senior vice president of The Hartman Group
May 28 2018
Variation of milk throughout the year has more do to with seasonal differences than heat stress, explained Penn State’s Kevin Harvatine at the Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference
May 28 2018
Most farms raise every heifer calf that is born. That served many of us well in the past. Extra heifers fueled expansion, replaced older cows, or were sold to generate income
May 28 2018
While the program may invoke trepidation or blasé from dairy farmers, those who sign up for the 2018 Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) will receive a payment on the initial 5 million...
May 21 2018
While it still stands on top of “Milk Mountain,” California only accounted for 18.47 percent of the nation’s milk flow last year
May 21 2018
After planting, the best strategy to promote a good stand of alfalfa is weed control
May 21 2018
Why are individuals, organizations, and media outlets surprised when Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) audits of dairy operations find that a significant amount of our foreign-born labor are here...
May 21 2018
A calf faces many challenges at weaning, including the transition to a solid diet and often commingling with other calves. On top of this, a calf is still developing its immune system, which is not fu
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