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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July 17 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the August 10, 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
Geiger_web2
July 16 2020
As cheese prices soared to new records, frustration levels boiled over in the countryside
Geiger_web1
July 16 2020
June milk checks carried a dose of unwelcome pricing news
Intel-Minnesota
July 9 2020
$17.65 — that was the average cost of production for 283 dairy farms enrolled in the Minnesota Farm Business Management (FBM) project in 2019
Geiger-big-differences_ph
July 6 2020
It’s official, Class III milk headed to the cheese vat will be priced far higher than all other classes. That’s because the cheese markets rallied in short order
Geiger-dairy-shows_ph
July 2 2020
The 2020 dairy cattle show season has become a sad state of affairs
Geiger-prices_ph
June 29 2020
Class III milk, not Class I, likely will be the price leader in June milk checks. That’s a rare occurrence as Class I beverage milk is typically the market leader
Marlene1
June 26 2020
Finely tuned rations, stringent milking procedures, and compliance to sound reproductive protocols all lead to well-run dairies. In journalism, the same can be said of a watchful eye that carefully reviews...
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June 19 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the July 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
cows_ph5
June 18 2020
“This is promising.” That’s the quote from Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease physician at John Hopkins University Center for Health Security
Geiger-NYC
June 11 2020
Typically, dairy sales are comprised of a 50-50 split between food service venues (restaurants) and retail outlets (grocery stores). Of course, that all changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic
CME_ph1
June 8 2020
The past three months brought unprecedented volatility to dairy markets due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is unprecedented, because CME Class III futures traded at both the lower and upper market limits
milk_ph
June 4 2020
“Dairy markets are no longer volatile, they’re violent.” Those words emanated out of Mike North’s mouth and set into my brain as if instantly etched in stone
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June 4 2020
In dairy show circles, World War II caused 1943, 1944, and 1945 to become known simply as “The war years.”
Intel-CFAP_ph4
June 1 2020
Dairy farmers will definitely need to make a trip to their respective USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA)
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May 30 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the June 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
Intel-Dean-Foods_ph
May 28 2020
Even though a bankruptcy court awarded a majority of the assets from the former Dean Foods Company to Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Prairie Farms, all is not settled
Dairy-sales_ph5
May 21 2020
Fluid milk. Cereal. Frozen pizza. Those three food categories experienced game-changing positive sales shifts due to the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus
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May 21 2020
The projected aid for dairy comes to $6.18 per hundredweight. However, that money will be split into two payments of $4.71 and $1.47 per cwt., respectively
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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