March 18 2019
Brian Schilling of Schilling Farms LLC, in Darlington, Wis., along with the herd’s veterinarian, BJ Jones, D.V.M., presented “This award-winning herd talks about reproductive strategies”...
March 15 2019
Long before milk prices sunk and dairy producers were looking for ways to diversify their businesses, Hoard’s Dairyman embarked on a journey that recently landed them a top 10 finish in the semi-soft...
March 14 2019
The dairy industry is in a national emergency, or at least through my own lens we are
March 12 2019
Revenue, reliable employees, and record-breaking (and structure breaking) winter weather. Right now, we dairy farmers have more than enough when it comes to serious challenges
March 11 2019
The Hoard’s Dairyman Cow Judging Contest has roots that run deep for both the magazine and many participants
March 8 2019
The Real Dairy Shootout has been a partnership between the Idaho High School Activities Association, Dairy West, and the United Dairymen of Idaho for over 35 years
March 7 2019
I have been out of college now for six years. It definitely doesn’t feel that long, but I guess that’s how life goes
March 6 2019
"Pretty sure there’s poop in my boot. Yup, I can feel it sticking to my sock. Oh! It is wet, and I can feel it in my toes! And now it’s gone. Not the poop, but the boot. Where did it go?
March 5 2019
We live in the day and age of social media. Something that was just getting started a decade ago, is now a major part of our daily lives
March 4 2019
The mantra of “Pay it Forward” has been around since 1916 but gained popularity when a movie with that title was produced in 2008
March 1 2019
Involvement in a dairy cattle breed association can build relationships with other breeders both locally and around the country
Feb. 28 2019
Let me start off by saying that no major decision should ever be made during a crisis. Let's be honest, it would have been real easy to throw in the towel and find a new occupation during last month's...
Feb. 27 2019
I have a friend who is very religious, like, "Harry Potter is the work of Satan" religious. We have a mutual friend who has her doubts about religion but is open to listening
Feb. 26 2019
For many parts of the country, winter teased us with a mild start. Then mid-January hit, and along came snow, frigid cold, record-breaking wind chills, and ice
Feb. 25 2019
This time of year brings youth indoors for competitions. In a few months, they will be outdoors working with their animals on a more regular basis
Feb. 22 2019
When asked about dairy recommendations for people ages 2 and older, most dietitians will advise people to choose low-fat (1 percent) or fat-free (skim) milk, which is also what MyPlate recommends
Feb. 21 2019
How many times have you heard about a seminar or a class that’s free and helpful, but you can’t seem to find the time to go? It has happened to all of us
Feb. 20 2019
Every day we serve. We serve our family, our cows, and our community
Feb. 19 2019
Coming off of the beginning of the year that seemed to have 400 days in just one month, I've seen far too many posts from farmers feeling the weight of winter going on into February
Feb. 18 2019
When it is hot outside, the future of your herd is impacted — and that is not just while the temperature is elevated