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Feb. 5 2018
As farm gate milk prices remain below the cost of production for the vast majority of U.S. dairy farmers, dairy replacements waiting to join the milking herd continue to be at historic highs
Feb. 5 2018
Anyone milking cows knows all too well how painful the current milk price cycle has been
Jan. 29 2018
Most dairy producers invest in an automatic milking system to reduce the need for hired labor. As an added bonus, many herds milked with robots go up in production
Jan. 29 2018
In the past several years, selective dry cow treatment has gained some prevalence in the industry as an alternative to the more common blanket dry cow treatment, which has been the gold standard for mastitis...
Jan. 29 2018
Calves must have adequate rumen development to have a smooth transition at weaning time
Jan. 29 2018
We all have heard of the growing pressure related to immigrant labor recently. That comes as the economy is providing full employment and the number of jobs in sectors like health care, construction, and...
Jan. 29 2018
This is my first forecast in 40-plus years of writing about the dairy industry
Jan. 22 2018
While GMO (genetically modified organism) feeds continue to garner attention from some food retailers and consumers, there are a number of other common dairy farm practices that have gained some attention
Jan. 22 2018
In comparison to gen-Xers, baby boomers, and traditionalists, the millennial generation that spans those born between 1981 and the mid-2000s are spending less on dairy
Jan. 22 2018
“How many people work for U.S. dairy in Japan?” asked Tom Vilsack, who is now CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council
Jan. 22 2018
We’ve all heard it before: Dairy farmers are in the beef producing business, too
Jan. 22 2018
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, arguably the most liberal court in the nation, ruled in favor of Idaho agriculture on critical issues in protecting their private property rights
Jan. 15 2018
In recent years, dairy exports have become a larger contributor to milk checks for U.S. dairy farmers
Jan. 15 2018
Last spring, some farmers in the Midwest and Northeast were in a desperate situation when they suddenly found themselves without a plant to process their milk
Jan. 15 2018
That’s the longest running national tourism slogan, according to research by the author of the Banyan column in the widely circulated The Economist magazine based out of Great Britain
Jan. 15 2018
In the past month, news has come out that vitamin A and E shortages will ring in 2018 as vitamin production was interrupted in late 2017
Jan. 15 2018
California milk producers knew from the get-go that having a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) implemented in the nation’s biggest dairy state would be long, slow process — which it certainly...
Jan. 8 2018
While all farms strive to produce quality milk, it appears that mid-sized to larger farms do a better job achieving that goal.
Jan. 8 2018
Greek yogurt production is flourishing. As a result, so is the generation of the by-product whey
Jan. 8 2018
For the dairy industry, 2018 begins with extremely high levels of dairy products held in storage
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