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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Feb. 11 2019
Assets, liability, and equity all are reached new highs, based on data from USDA’s Economic Research Service
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Feb. 10 2019
THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN that began on December 22, 2018, has become the longest in U.S. history. Among the 380,000 furloughed employees are those in a number of USDA agencies. As a result, many agricu
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Feb. 10 2019
It’s powerful when the U.S. dairy industry comes together to discuss how we can work together to lead dairy forward,” shared Michael Dykes, CEO and president of the International Dairy Foods...
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Feb. 4 2019
Ballot initiatives are not only commonplace in states such as California, but in countries like Switzerland, too
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Feb. 4 2019
Only GENYOUth — cofounded by the National Football League (NFL) and the National Dairy Council — could bring together teachers, nutritionists, and professional athletes to help improve nutrition...
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Jan. 21 2019
With losses ranging from 8 cents in California’s San Joaquin Valley to $2.72 per hundredweight in Arizona, most West Coast dairy farmers are facing the dire economic conditions
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Jan. 21 2019
Dairy farmers and cheesemakers from across America put a great deal of care into producing some of the world’s best cheeses
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Jan. 15 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the January 25, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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Jan. 15 2019
Cheese — it’s an acquired taste. Typically when new dairy markets open, the first thing people do is drink fluid milk. Next in the dairy evolution, those consumers start eating fresh product
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Jan. 14 2019
Dairy farmers painfully know that the past four years of low milk prices have drained balance sheets
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Jan. 14 2019
When others talk about your positive virtues . . . rather than tooting your own horn . . . other peer groups tend to listen more intently
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Jan. 7 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the January 10, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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Jan. 7 2019
You can always go home. In the case of Hisao Fukuda, home meant returning to his original vocation: working for the U.S. dairy farmers. “I knew Tom Suber well,” said Fukuda
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Jan. 7 2019
“I just know about Cheddar and Parmesan cheese,” said Vivian Kwong, a trade and commerce reporter for the Hong Kong Economic Times Limited
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Dec. 31 2018
“Dairy farmers have supported nutritional education, research, and partnerships for the past 100 years,” explained Marilyn Hershey, a dairy farmer and board chair of Dairy Management Inc
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Dec. 24 2018
It’s true, Japanese women agree that Curves and whey do go together
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Dec. 24 2018
At first glance, dairy farmers and the National Football League (NFL) just may be the most unlikely teammates ever conceived throughout America
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Dec. 21 2018
Congress and the president stepped up in a big way when they passed the 2018 Farm Bill . . . officially called the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018
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Dec. 17 2018
“When I look across agriculture, I don’t know if there is another commodity that’s had it tougher than dairy,” stated Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation,...
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Dec. 17 2018
“We believe our herd’s reproductive performance has improved with the addition of every week herd health (instead of every other week),” said Rick Portena, who works closely with his...