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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Sept. 22 2021
Ken Elliott may not have been born in Wisconsin, or even the U.S. for that matter. However, once he arrived in the Badger State in 1995, he fully embraced his newfound home in America’s Dairyland
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Sept. 22 2021
Bill Langel is the only superintendent the modern-day Red and White show at World Dairy Expo has ever known
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Sept. 17 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the September 25, 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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Sept. 13 2021
Consistent calls began rolling into our office on Thursday, September 9. Multiple dairymen from different regions of the country shared similar stories of missing payments
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Sept. 9 2021
After posting a record 55.4 billion pounds in total sales in 2009, it’s been all downhill for the beverage milk category. Last year, fluid milk sales totaled 46.4 billion pounds
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Sept. 9 2021
With sales of $6.5 billion in 2020, U.S. dairy exports could net $7.3 billion by the end of the current fiscal year. What’s the feasibility of achieving that growth rate? Extremely likely
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Sept. 3 2021
The long awaited, and at times delayed, Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle finally had its first days in the sun in 20 years
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Sept. 2 2021
In your September 10, 2021issue . . . “FUTURES MARKETS SEEM TO BE NERVOUS about the long run and our milk checks are living in the present,” wrote Mark Stephenson in Milk Check Outlook on the
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Sept. 2 2021
The combination of higher feed costs and falling milk prices induced the largest payments so far this year for USDA’s dairy insurance program
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Aug. 27 2021
Milk varies by season in both content and quality. That premise will soon be detailed in a paper by Cory Freije, an agricultural economist with the Upper Midwest Federal Milk Marketing Order
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Aug. 26 2021
Milk markets may finally be returning to prepandemic pricing patterns as producer price differentials (PPDs) reappeared on the positive side of the ledger in July’s milk checks
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Aug. 19 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the August 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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Aug. 16 2021
For the first time in history, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation plans to force mandatory cuts in water usage originating from the mighty Colorado River
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Aug. 12 2021
U.S. dairy product exports continue to grow, so much so that dairy product sales outside American borders and domestic fluid milk sales are absorbing nearly the same amount of milk
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Aug. 5 2021
Despite widespread availability of vaccines, hospitalizations caused by COVID-19 outbreaks have reached a record high in Florida, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Aug. 2 2021
Despite widespread drought in the far west, corn and soybeans appear headed for a good crop year. That’s according to USDA’s most recent Crop Progress report on July 26
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July 29 2021
How does a truck gain between $7,450 and $12,150 in value during a 15-month window?It’s quite simple — the supply chain shockwaves from COVID-19
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July 26 2021
At the onset of the pandemic last year, fluid milk was flying off store shelves. It turns out the uptick in sales was an aberration
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July 22 2021
“Could artificial insemination become illegal?” Farmers and ranchers were given a reprieve on Colorado’s ballot initiative after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that the proposal did
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July 15 2021
Unable to gain a confident handle on hosting an in-person event as the world remerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Royal Agricultural Fair once again made the decision to cancel its show