May 25 2010
How a bulk tank is made We visited a plant to learn how a bulk tank is made. "How a bulk tank is made" was the Young Dairyman article in the May 25, 2010 issue on page 392
April 25 2010
My placing of this class of Jersey cows is B A D C. B logically comes to the top of the class. She excels in her mammary system, having the highest, widest rear udder and the strongest, most clearly defined...
April 25 2010
I placed this class of Ayrshire aged cows B A C D. I place B over A for her great advantage in dairyness and size and scale. B is a taller, longer cow with more angularity over the withers, back, hooks,...
April 25 2010
It is a pleasure to place this class of Guernsey cows D B C A. D leads out this class as she excels in overall style, balance, and dairy strength and easily has the best udder in the class. She places...
April 25 2010
I place this class of Holstein cows D C B A. In a close placing, I give D the advantage in width of rump and levelness from hooks to pins. D also shows more veination and quality in her fore udder. I do...
April 25 2010
A terrific class of Brown Swiss cows which I placed C B A D. Starting the class with a cow that excels in so many categories, that being cow C. She catches your eye with her outstanding frame, straightness...
April 25 2010
Five classes of dairy cows are featured on the covers of our January through March 10 issues, representing five of the dairy breeds. Click the cover image to see the official placing for the class, the...
March 31 2010
Two-year programs offer dairy and agricultural degrees. Two-year programs are perfect for a short, intense, thorough education. But finding a program that fits your educational needs and pocketbook can...
March 29 2010
Choosing a college can be a difficult decision for young people. Searching for and finding the right school can be quite a challenge. We've taken some of the searching out of the equation by compiling...
March 22 2010
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June 30 2009
Kayla (Buske) Jentz, University of Wisconsin - Madison, was a Hoard's Dairyman editorial intern in 2009
April 25 2009
I placed this great class of Red and Whites D C B A. I placed this class of Red and White Holstein cows D C B A. In a close top pair, D starts the class and places over C for her advantage in mammary system....
Aug. 27 2008
Lucas Sjostrom, 2008 University of Minnesota After a two-year stint as a Hoard's Dairyman editor, we moved our family to my wife's Minnesota farm in early 2013. I loved my time at Hoard's, and my wife,...
June 30 2007
Sarah (Jackson) Hill, 2007 University of Missouri I graduated with a degree in agricultural journalism, minoring in animal science, from the University of Missouri in December 2008. I currently work as...
June 1 2006
Casey (Marstaller) Hushon, 2006 Virginia Tech I currently work as a senior account executive at Charleston|Orwig, a marketing communications firm in Hartland, Wis. I started at C|O following college graduation...
Aug. 31 2005
Lorilee Schultz, 2005 Iowa State University I graduated in 2007 with majors in agricultural business and economics, and minors in animal science and journalism. Since then, I've been managing my grandparents'...
June 1 2004
Annie Whitehill, 2004 Kansas State University I have worked for John Deere for seven years as a territory manager in central Minnesota, calling on 29 dealership locations. I am also involved with Stearns...
April 25 2004
Cow A Cow B Cow C Cow D My placing for this fine class of Brown Swiss is A C D B. I think you should start with the pair of cows that exhibit more dairy quality over the pair of strong...
June 1 2003
Karyn (Nelson) Eckert, 2003 University of Wisconsin-River Falls After college, I moved to Central Wisconsin where my husband, Nathan, and his father operate a 100-cow dairy farm. Nate and I have two sons,...
June 1 2002
Kelly (Sheehan) Kendall, 2002 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities I've always been an ag girl at heart. From growing up on my family's dairy farm, Sheeknoll Farms in Rochester, Minn., to graduating from...