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Oct. 26 2020
When it comes to mastitis, milk culturing can answer a very important question: “Are we dealing with contagious or environmental organisms?”
Oct. 26 2020
Federal aid to farmers in this unprecedented year has taken a number of forms: two iterations of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), and the Farmers to...
Oct. 22 2020
"This was the best time ever!” "The cheese was amazing!” "I told at least a dozen friends." Those were firsthand comments from those participating in the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin-led Cheeselandia...
Oct. 22 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has most certainly impacted the financial stability of the country, put the economy into recession, and even raised concerns of a coming depression
Oct. 22 2020
The jumps in dairy sales seen during the earliest weeks and months of the pandemic came quick and fast
Oct. 19 2020
The true cost of raising replacement heifers is difficult to determine, although every dairy farmer realizes it’s a significant investment
Oct. 19 2020
Anyone who works with calves knows they can become sick and dehydrated very quickly
Oct. 19 2020
According to political forecasting website fivethirtyeight.com, Pennsylvania is currently rated as the most likely “tipping point” state in this year’s presidential election
Oct. 19 2020
Harvest management is known to be one of the primary factors that influences forage quality on the farm . . . especially when it comes to the hay crop
Oct. 19 2020
From a business standpoint, the U.S. Dairy Export Council’s decision to open its U.S. Center for Dairy Excellence this October in Singapore . . . in the heart of Southeast Asia . . . just may be...
Oct. 15 2020
Removing U.S. dairy cows may reduce nutrient supply while having little effect on greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Journal of Dairy Science
Oct. 15 2020
Fiber digestibility data has been provided by feed labs to the industry for over 20 years. Engaging the technology has been an evolving process
Oct. 15 2020
Since a 2016 referendum in Great Britain, markets around the world have wondered if the country’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) would open up an opportunity for trade
Oct. 15 2020
“This has been the issue that is the toughest to navigate in trying to develop a global brand,” said Sartori Cheese CEO Jeff Schwager on the October 7 Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream
Oct. 12 2020
Just how much U.S. milk goes into U.S. dairy exports? A few readers posed that question after reading the October 10, 2020, Editorial Comment "Should we cull all the cows in Wisconsin?"
Oct. 12 2020
While farmers are currently preparing for corn grain harvest, they need to consider phantom yield loss, moisture, and soil compaction
Oct. 12 2020
The blank spot on many dairy calendars this year — the one where World Dairy Expo is usually marked — offers yet another reminder that 2020 is very different
Oct. 12 2020
The title of this article, “You can’t sell your cheese here,” is a sentiment that is becoming more common for American cheese producers to hear while trying to market their products around...
Oct. 12 2020
The European Union’s (EU) use of geographical indications (GIs) to monopolize the cheese market is founded on the belief that European cheeses are of a higher quality than those made elsewhere, including...
Oct. 8 2020
“The 2019 harvest season was hard on equipment and it was hard on people,” said Kevin Jarek, a University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension agent
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