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April 14 2022
Traditionally, economists who follow dairy would predict that high milk prices bring forth more cows and more milk production
April 11 2022
I wanted to express some feedback on the article, “Focus on retaining your best employees,” published on April 7, 2022
April 11 2022
With herbicide shortages mounting for the 2022 growing season, some growers may be looking for ways to reduce product needs. Before making too many cuts early on
April 11 2022
The Class I Mover calculation has been an ongoing discussion for dairy industry stakeholders. Any time the formula is changed there will be winners and losers
April 11 2022
Converting feed cost to milk income is the most basic description of my job as a nutritionist. It is really no different than an auto manufacturing plant that buys various pieces of metal, plastic
April 11 2022
The new, official U.S. genetic evaluations will be arriving one week later than expected. This change unfolded after the April 5 release of genetic data
April 11 2022
There’s never a great time to have business costs of just about every kind rising, but if pandemic recovery, record inflation, and a war were going to force prices for farm inputs up
April 7 2022
“My leadership is grounded in two fundamental principles. One is all about listening. The second is a bias for action,” shared Barbara O’Brien, who is the new president and CEO of DMI
April 7 2022
This year’s planting season is setting up to be an expensive one, considering the skyrocketing prices for fuel and fertilizer
April 7 2022
The dairy industry has been through very turbulent waters the last several years, but don’t get complacent about what appears to be a good price year ahead of us
April 7 2022
Every business with more than a handful of employees likely has a few underperformers mixed in with high achievers. A dairy farm is no different
April 4 2022
National Agriculture Day was March 22. While it may have passed, it’s important to recognize that Americans — especially schoolchildren — would benefit from year-round efforts to enhance...
April 4 2022
With the ongoing war in Ukraine upending markets and the lingering COVID-19 pandemic continuing to affect daily life, additional concerns could seem overwhelming to anyone
April 4 2022
How many “We’re hiring” signs have you seen this week? It may seem like every business is putting out a plea for employees even as unemployment levels continue to drop
April 4 2022
Three times a year, genetic evaluations are calculated for all the dairy animals in the U.S. database
April 4 2022
Will global dairy demand outpace growth over the next decade? Dairy economist Mary Ledman predicts that it will
March 31 2022
Getting calves off to a good start includes a nutritional program that encourages weight gain at a young age. “I want calves gaining weight by the second week of life,” said Bob James
March 31 2022
Many of us find ourselves eating out more in recent years than we did a decade ago, and certainly more than a generation ago. In many regions, there has been a proliferation of eating options
March 31 2022
Even before the pandemic, but especially since, calls for change have been heard in the dairy industry from nearly every group involved — farmers, processors, cooperatives, haulers, and more
March 31 2022
“We haven’t had many major changes to the federal orders since 2000,” shared Jim Mulhern with those attending the 24th annual meeting of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) on March 23
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