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Nov. 6 2023
I was curious to learn more about dairy cooperatives and get a better understanding of NMPF’s work on their behalf
Nov. 6 2023
Providing a third-party yield and quality evaluation of dozens of hybrids each year is a large undertaking, and to get the most value from this effort, each year we ask ourselves what other information...
Nov. 6 2023
Even though their farms lie on four different continents, the four dairy farmers who shared the stage to talk about their businesses during the World Dairy Summit
Nov. 6 2023
For years, there has been a push by some to serve milk to schoolchildren in schools in packaging other than paper cartons to help improve the taste and appeal. As of late, though, all our dairy
Nov. 2 2023
Now that the month of October is in the rearview mirror, we have a full picture of what ended up being a record-breaking month in terms of butterfat prices
Nov. 1 2023
Animals are great hosts for spreading certain germs that lead to zoonotic enteric diseases – diseases that you may be familiar with affecting the digestive system
Nov. 1 2023
Waste is, unfortunately, a mostly unavoidable part of life. When things are used up or leftover, we discard them and move on to the next fresh resource
Nov. 1 2023
A sense of frustration floods in when you see a cow around 29 days post-breeding being mounted. After getting through the 21-day window, there is a brief moment of comfort until you now realize something...
Oct. 30 2023
Farm to School programs are hailed as a pathway to local procurement of fresh farm products and access for children to critically needed nutritious meals
Oct. 30 2023
Lameness is a global problem, and digital dermatitis is an infectious disease affecting dairy cattle around the world
Oct. 30 2023
This year had an impact on farmers across the US. Speaking specifically to the growing season and crop year, it’s abundantly clear that growing conditions in 2023 influenced the resulting alfalfa
Oct. 30 2023
Milk and dairy products have a unique opportunity with consumers. As staple foods long relied on by shoppers, innovative products and technologies allow them to reach new people and provide benefits
Oct. 26 2023
“Certainly, something I wish I learned!” were the words of a colleague asking me for an educational program about risk management for dairy science students
Oct. 26 2023
Much like social media “influencers” can sway people’s purchasing decisions, especially those of younger shoppers, there are influencing factors that shape a farm’s calf-rearing...
Oct. 26 2023
As more than 1,200 attendees from 55 countries from all corners of the globe convened in Chicago for last week’s World Dairy Summit, it was clear that what makes our industry so powerful are the...
Oct. 26 2023
The leaves are changing, the first frost has arrived, and harvest is already nearing completion in some parts of the country. Attention is quickly turning to the holiday season with Thanksgiving approaching
Oct. 23 2023
With every issue of Hoard’s Dairyman, we strive to provide our readers with practical information that can be put to use on their dairies. Farming is complex, and science, technology, and practices
Oct. 23 2023
As many are in the midst of a busy harvest season, it is important to remember safety tips and items that can help save lives on farms. Chris St. Pierre has 27 years of experience in fire and emergency
Oct. 23 2023
The national cooperator database, managed by the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB), is the largest record of dairy genetic material in the world. It allows breeders from all over access to high-
Oct. 23 2023
There are growing concerns about what impact an escalating conflict in the Middle East may have on the dairy market
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