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. 24 2020
Could dairy’s “V-shaped” price recovery transcend into a “W-shaped” price downturn? If shifted from a “V” to a “W-shaped” milk price graph, the markets...
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Aug. 20 2020
The lines between professional journalism and everything else continue to blur due to the proliferation of self-made journalists and so called think tanks in the social media era
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Aug. 14 2020
The August 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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Aug. 13 2020
Cheese prices kept climbing in July and other values stayed relatively flat
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Aug. 10 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the August 10, 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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Aug. 10 2020
Negative producer price differentials (PPDs) reared its ugly head in June milk checks and will reappear in July
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Aug. 6 2020
Could California’s civil war over quota have a somewhat civil sunset? The potential does exist
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July 30 2020
The next chapter in California’s civil war over quota was written after Administrative Law Judge Timothy Aspinwall concluded, “ . . . the Petition is legally defective and should not be advanced...
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July 27 2020
With 84% of all milk in the Upper Midwest Federal Milk Marketing Order heading to the cheese vat, it stands to reason that milk components would hold a higher value in dairy farmer milk checks
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July 16 2020
As cheese prices soared to new records, frustration levels boiled over in the countryside
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July 16 2020
June milk checks carried a dose of unwelcome pricing news
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July 15 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the July 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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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
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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
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July 2 2020
The 2020 dairy cattle show season has become a sad state of affairs
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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
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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 18 2020
“This is promising.” That’s the quote from Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease physician at John Hopkins University Center for Health Security
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June 15 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the June 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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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