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Sept. 10 2020
“We don’t need any special advantage when it comes to trade, we just need a level playing field,” said Jim Mulhern, president and CEO of National Milk Producers Federation
Sept. 10 2020
Many farmers have likely been taking a closer look at and using a sharper pencil with their financial information over the course of the pandemic
Sept. 7 2020
“Dairy sales have been around 14% above year-ago levels for several weeks now,” said Abrielle Backhouse, research coordinator with the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association
Sept. 7 2020
Farm income could be $19 billion higher than the 2019 level of $83.7 billion. That is a larger gain than was projected earlier this year, largely due to a nearly $15 billion jump in government payments...
Sept. 7 2020
There’s something funky in the air, and it’s not America’s award-winning cheeses. The European Union (EU) is waging a multi-front campaign against American-made cheeses, putting U.S....
Sept. 7 2020
California’s game plan to reduce methane will allow their dairy farms to offset greenhouse gas emissions and achieve climate neutrality
Sept. 3 2020
Whether measured on the domestic or international stage, dairy’s top processor list has a different look and most of the changes involve Dairy Farmers of America (DFA)
Sept. 3 2020
“In the U.S., our year-over-year production change is always positive. When we have production in excess of 500 million pounds, we get in a surplus situation,”
Sept. 3 2020
The pandemic recession is a cloud that will remain hanging over our entire country for the foreseeable future
Sept. 3 2020
On a 17-day journey from Napier, New Zealand, to the Port of Jingtang in Tangshan, China, a cargo ship carrying 5,867 head of cattle and 43 crew members capsized last week
Sept. 3 2020
It’s easy to agree that these are unprecedented times and that the pandemic has thrown the nation and world into dire economic straits
Aug. 31 2020
“Never stand behind a horse” were the words my grandfather periodically repeated during my childhood at the farm. Thanks to him, I learned at a young age that I could be kicked and severely...
Aug. 31 2020
Nongrowing season is a critical period for managing phosphorus losses in runoff
Aug. 31 2020
Providing palatable milks with school lunches is only half the battle in developing dairy habits in children
Aug. 31 2020
Although California and the Western U.S. are making headlines for excessively high temperatures and effects from fires such as smoke, dairy analysts don’t anticipate much loss on milk production
Aug. 27 2020
A question you will often hear when discussing cattle nutrition is what level of production do you balance for? This question sets the stage for energy, fiber, and ingredient inclusion in the diet
Aug. 27 2020
Oftentimes, dairy farmers just take it day by day to get the work done. Still, it is crucial that someone in the business has an eye on the future and a plan of what is to come
Aug. 27 2020
Assessing crops and planning creative ways to store silage are factors farmers are facing heading into the 2020 corn silage harvest
Aug. 27 2020
The dairy industry was in turmoil this spring with dumped milk and bottomed-out prices. Dairy farmers’ second source of revenue — the beef market — wasn’t doing much better
Aug. 24 2020
It’s been nearly six months since COVID-19 shuttered schools across the country
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