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June 25 2020
Many stores and restaurants have transformed the way they do business in light of COVID-19 to protect their customers and their employees
June 25 2020
What do you think is most responsible for current milk prices?• Reduced milk supply• Restaurant orders and filling up food pipelines• USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program
June 25 2020
Where do you stand? This is a typical opening question I ask farmers when evaluating their dairies
June 25 2020
“Employed people eat more pizza than unemployed people.” Or at least that is how I remember the quote
June 22 2020
The value of water to cow comfort cannot be understated. It’s useful to remember that, in times of potential heat stress, water is not only necessary for drinking but can also help cows release excess...
June 22 2020
Forage polls conducted across the country provide a peek into this year’s feed outlook. The polls involve gathering data from a forage testing laboratory database and charting the results over time...
June 22 2020
COVID-19 shutdowns and regulations across the country have left childcare operations in a certain amount of flux. In some areas, they are operating at full capacity, others have capacity limits, and still...
June 22 2020
When you consider major sources of variability in terms of nutrition, a single ingredient might not be on the top of your list for consideration
June 22 2020
When the new 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are released later this year, it appears dairy will keep its prominent seat at the table in USDA’s diet recommendations
June 18 2020
“This is promising.” That’s the quote from Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease physician at John Hopkins University Center for Health Security
June 18 2020
Alfalfa production in the Upper Midwest the last several years has been incredibly difficult. In the fields, winterkill and wet soils frustrated harvests and left fields in poor condition. Part of two...
June 18 2020
“We should be enjoying the best health in human history,” said Bruce German in his opening remarks during the June Hoard’s Dairyman webinar. “Unfortunately, a majority of the people...
June 18 2020
Back in the “old” days when I was a graduate student studying agricultural safety and worker health, it upset me to see the bumper sticker that read “Sh!t Happens.”
June 18 2020
Propped up by higher beef prices, the inflation rate for food in the U.S. has grown 4% when compared to last May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported
June 15 2020
Every inch counts when it comes to the feedbunk, and eating space is one of veterinarian Gary Oetzel’s top feeding management concerns for prefresh dairy cows
June 15 2020
National retail and food service efforts by the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin (DFW) stretch dairy farmer’s investment through the checkoff
June 15 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been a big player in the relief packages offered to farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic
June 15 2020
Although we’re not free and clear from the current round of coronavirus, the possibility of another surge this fall continues to create more questions on what schools, restaurants, and social events...
June 15 2020
“If you happened to max out on Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC), are going to receive Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) payments, you did Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP), or are locked in at a...
June 11 2020
Typically, dairy sales are comprised of a 50-50 split between food service venues (restaurants) and retail outlets (grocery stores). Of course, that all changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic
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