July 16 2018
“It’s a game changer,” shared Ev Thomas of Oak Point Agronomics during the Hoard’s Dairyman webinar, when talking about forage advancements in alfalfa production
July 13 2018
Dairies normally have guidelines for culling cows, but how many of you have written rules or at least go through and cull calves and heifers on a regular basis?
July 12 2018
If you haven’t heard the expression, “It's hotter than Georgia asphalt," then you should take a trip to Georgia in the summer and walk across the asphalt without any shoes on
July 11 2018
A cow is a cow. She will always be a cow. She will never crow like a rooster, oink like a pig, or waddle like a duck
July 10 2018
All the latest research in all areas of our operations, yet I bet on every farm there’s an area where we all could say, “that’s how we’ve always done it.”
July 9 2018
Each spring Lakeshore Technical College holds their annual graduation banquet in Northeast Wisconsin. It is a chance for the students to introduce themselves to the dairy industry and thank their families,...
July 6 2018
Growing up I always enjoyed the time spent off the farm when my siblings and I would go to local and national dairy shows
July 5 2018
I spent many hours last week on a bus while attending the National Jersey Convention. Driving through the curving roads of Wooster County, Ohio, to check out Amish Country, farmland, and stopping at several...
July 3 2018
Last night Hoard’s Dairyman had the unique opportunity to host attendees from the International Conference of the World Jersey Cattle Bureau at the Hoard’s Dairyman Farm
July 2 2018
World Milk Day on June 1 served as a rally point for the dairy community to convene and celebrate, as well as kick off our personal stories of Undeniably Devotion
June 29 2018
“The 1960’s Holsteins here are basically a herd frozen in time,” said Brad Heins, an associate professor and manager of the University of Minnesota’s Organic Dairy Research and...
June 28 2018
As our family travels down the path of robotic milking, we continue to learn lessons that I will pass on to you
June 27 2018
The agriculture community in Tulare, Calif., has been working out lately and has developed a few muscles
June 26 2018
I’m one to say that men and women’s role on the dairy farm can be equal. And yet, the differences between genders farming together become very apparent to me in the task of raising a farm family
June 25 2018
The Hoard’s Dairyman Facebook page received an inquiry about the sign below. Perhaps, you’ve seen it before
June 22 2018
In last Friday’s blog I tackled the word “sustainability.” I explained the social aspect of it and gave tips on how dairy farms could achieve their social sustainability goals
June 21 2018
Many people are sitting next to us in cubicles or standing by us in the grocery line. Or in our case, it could be our neighbors, the sales rep, or a farmer just like us, who is struggling with physical...
June 20 2018
This week’s post was going to be something completely different, and then Natalie Portman happened
June 19 2018
Winning in the showring is great, but there’s so much more for youth to learn from exhibiting animals.
June 18 2018
Well-respected hoof care specialist, Karl Burgi, presented the June webinar, “Supervise hoof health with a ‘No lameness tolerance policy.’”