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Sept. 15 2022
The U.S. dairy community has rallied around a public commitment to achieve carbon neutrality, optimize water usage, and improve water quality by 2050
Sept. 15 2022
Economists pegged a $22.70 All-Milk price for the coming year, raising that projection by 20 cents from their $20.50 estimate one month earlier
Sept. 12 2022
As corn silage and fourth crop haylage are being packed into bunkers, piles, and silos, now is a good time to be thinking about ways to reduce feed losses in the year ahead. That was the topic of disc
Sept. 12 2022
For many operations, farm transition may be the single most important decision a family makes for their own livelihoods as well as the continuity of the farm business. An early question in this proces
Sept. 12 2022
While overall domestic dairy product consumption stands at the highest level since 1960, the fluid milk category has not been contributing to that positive metric. That’s because fluid milk sales...
Sept. 12 2022
The monthly average CME Grade AA butter price eclipsed $3 per pound in August, with prices remaining above this mark during the early days of September. Higher butter prices have occurred even as chee
Sept. 12 2022
They’ve slowed down since the height of the pandemic, but social media pictures of sparse grocery store dairy displays are still popping up, and they are all the evidence needed to know that, while
Sept. 8 2022
Although we still have plenty of loose ends to tie up for the 2022 growing season, it isn’t too early to think about the year ahead
Sept. 8 2022
Conducting farmer-funded research through National Dairy Council (NDC) is just part of the equation
Sept. 8 2022
As milk handlers deal with growing challenges to get milk from farms to clients and more milk is produced further away from population centers, it would seem that having more storage on the farm would
Sept. 8 2022
Predicting future milk prices has become a precarious endeavor as of late. This holds true in both the United States and New Zealand
Sept. 5 2022
During farm transition planning, assumptions and expectations between predecessor and successor generations can put the harmony of the family at risk. Imagine you are the owner of a dairy operation an
Sept. 5 2022
Net Zero by 2050. It’s a lofty and, at times, overwhelming concept to consider that dairy could achieve carbon neutrality, optimize water usage, and improve water quality by 2050
Sept. 5 2022
Following in the footsteps of the cow milk alternatives that clutter the dairy case, there is a growing number of stores and restaurants that offer plant-based “meat” as a substitute to the...
Sept. 5 2022
News thrives on conflict -- it always has and always will. But that tendency to emphasize the negative -- or in the case of agriculture, every criticism of farmers and U.S. food production imaginable
Sept. 5 2022
Just as producing quality milk requires attention to many different details, so does moving that milk from the farm to the customers that will process it
Sept. 1 2022
Perhaps nowhere else in the United States does the dairy producer and dairy processor community work more closely together to achieve a greater good than in Idaho
Sept. 1 2022
There are many tools necessary to complete the jobs that make up the day on a dairy farm
Sept. 1 2022
When we think of heifer rearing success, we often look to benchmarks such as growth and age at first calving. Another factor that becomes especially important when a heifer calves is udder health
Sept. 1 2022
A client recently asked me for an audiobook title suggestion for him to listen to on a long drive
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