The author is the managing editor, and he brings 21 years of industry leadership to our readers overseeing all editorial content and production of the magazine. His degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison combined dairy science and agricultural economics.
June 17 2019
With USDA initiating sign-ups for its cornerstone dairy safety net program on June 17, the federal agency simultaneously updated a major component in the feed cost margin calculator — hay prices
June 10 2019
“Only one girl participated in the event, and she was the high individual in the entire contest. Miss Barbara Riggs, member of the second place Maryland team, had a score of 690 in judging all breeds,...
June 10 2019
For back-to-back years, butterfat levels in the collective U.S. bulk tank posted 0.05 percentage growth
June 3 2019
It took over a year for markets to recover
June 3 2019
Pricing standing hay can be a challenge due to multiple cuttings and subsequent harvests throughout the year, along with a lack of a formal commodity market
June 1 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the June 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
May 27 2019
The name describes the product very succinctly — tea topped with cheese. There’s a little more to it than that simple description, however
May 27 2019
There are many reasons milk from mammals is called “Nature’s most perfect food.”
May 24 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the May 25, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
May 20 2019
The challenges faced by dairymen and dairywomen are downright dire down on the farm
May 13 2019
Last year initially showed promise for U.S. dairy farmers, then trade battles with America’s top three dairy trading partners
May 9 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the May 10, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
May 6 2019
January — $1.51, February — $1.28, and March — 65 cents. Those are the first three payments, on a per hundredweight (cwt.), basis for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program
April 29 2019
How many cattle ranchers catch beef heifers and cows to breed them via artificial insemination (A.I.)?
April 29 2019
The countdown is on. Over the course of the next 60 days, dairy farmers must determine if they will sign up for the 2018 Farm Bill’s signature dairy program — Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC)
April 22 2019
Countless statistics help quantify the U.S. dairy sector. But if one map could most clearly depict the U.S. dairy industry, it’s this one, which compares each state’s milk production to its...
April 12 2019
USDA has made the ailing dairy economy a high priority and will work diligently to roll out the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) safety net with milk prices at decade-low levels
April 12 2019
Mailbox milk prices for U.S. dairy farmers fell to the lowest levels in a decade with a $15.72 payout in 2018. That was down $1.59 from just one year earlier
April 9 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the April 25, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
April 5 2019
The April 2019 Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List can be downloaded. The list includes the top bulls for Holsteins, Jerseys, Brown Swiss, Red and White Holsteins, Guernseys, Ayrshires, and Milking Shorthorns