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.
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May 21 2020
The projected aid for dairy comes to $6.18 per hundredweight. That’s according to the joint paper, USDA’s New Direct Payments Program for Dairy Farmers, by Christopher Wolf, Mark Stephenson,...
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May 14 2020
The numbers are in . . . the national bulk tank climbed to a 3.92% milkfat average in 2019. That’s up from 3.89% just one year earlier
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May 11 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the May 25, 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
Speak-up-for-dairy
May 7 2020
We always appreciate a good critique and follow-up questions from our readers. This particular query contained both when it arrived in our office from an Ohio dairyman
Intel-Water
April 30 2020
For many farmers, 2019 will be remembered as a constant battle: A battle to get crops planted in the field A battle to get crops out of the field And the ongoing battle to restore soil health following...
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April 27 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the May 10, 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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April 27 2020
Dairy farmers are being financially squeezed by the COVID-19 vice. Just like being wedged in a vice in a farm shop . . . one jaw bearing down on dairy producers involves dumped milk because of lost sales...
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April 27 2020
There’s a big spread in cheese prices. The world’s largest dairy product exporter, New Zealand, has Cheddar selling for roughly $2 per pound at the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction held within...
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April 20 2020
Of the $16 billion of direct support to farmers and ranchers from USDA, the nation’s dairy farmers will receive $2.9 billion in direct payments
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April 16 2020
Domestic semen sales of beef breeds skyrocketed 128% in the past two years to reach 5.8 million units. That’s up from 2017’s 2.5 million units
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April 14 2020
In your April 25, 2020 issue . . .THE MILK DUMPING EPICENTER could be Wisconsin. “I fear we could be looking at least 10% and quite possibly much more as we move through the spring flush,”...
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April 13 2020
Do you have dairy market questions related to the upheaval caused by COVID-19?
Semen-tank-cropped
April 10 2020
The April 2020 Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List can be downloaded. The list includes the top bulls for Holsteins, Jerseys, Brown Swiss, Red and Whites, Guernsey, Ayrshire, and Milking Shorthorns
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April 8 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the April 10, 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
DairyLivestream
April 8 2020
Join us on Wednesday, April 15, at 11 a.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT), as four leading dairy economists join forces to sort through the coronavirus pandemic and its upheaval on our dairy markets
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April 6 2020
In recent weeks, over 15 timely articles have been authored by Hoard’s Dairyman editors and respected industry associates
milking
April 6 2020
It’s a question that’s top of mind for nearly every dairy farmer. The answer to that question depends upon your milk buyer
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April 1 2020
The bankruptcy liquidation continued to unfold amid the COVID-19 pandemic because Dean Foods continues to hemorrhage money each and every day
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April 1 2020
COVID-19 has caused the biggest upheaval in markets in well over a generation. Supply chains for all foods, including dairy, are rattled from the farm to the grocery aisle
dairy_ph
March 30 2020
It appears some advisers to the federal government are flat out ready to ignore the science on saturated fats . . . as in the healthy fats found in butter, cheese, milk, and meat