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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Aug. 21 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the August 25, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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Aug. 19 2019
Whey isn’t the only dairy-related U.S. agricultural product being battered by the trade war between the U.S. and China
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Aug. 19 2019
Many dairy farms have made great strides in reproduction. Looking through data from the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC), a 20 percent pregnancy rate would have been considered elite just a decade...
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Aug. 16 2019
The August 2019 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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Aug. 12 2019
Rabobank is out with its Global Dairy Top 20 and America’s highest ranking dairy company with headquarters in the United States — Dairy Farmers of America — slid from fourth to sixth...
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Aug. 5 2019
With Class III milk prices reaching $17.55 per hundredweight — the highest levels since January 2015 — heifer prices have begun to show a little bit of life
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Aug. 5 2019
From 2000 to 2018, milkfat levels in the collective U.S. bulk tank jumped from 3.68 to 3.89 percent
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July 31 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the August 10, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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July 29 2019
Meat, chicken, fish, dairy products, or eggs . . . as it turns out, your body needs nine proteins found in these foods because those amino acids cannot be made by the body
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July 29 2019
“If we are going endure (low prices) over the course of having tariffs, we need to come out good on the other side,” said Wisconsin dairyman Chris Pollack during a recent listening session...
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July 22 2019
After a bitter public battle that even saw one side place billboard messages on major roadways in California’s Central Valley, it appears cooler heads will prevail
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July 22 2019
What does a deadly disease in hogs have to do with dairy markets? The answer is quite simple . . . pigs eat components of whey, a cheese by-product. Fewer pigs means a plummeting demand for whey exported...
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July 22 2019
Europe’s cheesemakers are not happy with Canada. That’s according to a July 17, 2019, report by Canada’s very own National Post titled: “Cheese quotas in Canada-Europe deal quietly...
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July 15 2019
Eighteen years after Canada became the first country in the world to make radio frequency identification or RFID tags mandatory for cattle identification, it appears the U.S. will finally follow suit as...
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July 15 2019
Returns from making milk in the American Southwest have been tough to come by for dairy farmers
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July 11 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the July 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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July 5 2019
Even though the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the European Chemicals Agency have declared that glyphosate
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July 1 2019
Despite last year’s dismal dairy economics, a few farms in Michigan managed to eke out positive cash flows
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June 24 2019
“The dairy industry has led the agri-genomic revolution with the implementation of genome-enabled genetic predictions,” wrote the 23 authors in a recent paper published in Frontiers in Genetics
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June 24 2019
Going rates for agricultural cropland dropped in both Wisconsin and Michigan over the past year