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. 10 2018
Sheila McGuirk, D.V.M., called a 1982 interview for a founding position on the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine faculty “a heaven-sent interview.”
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Sept. 10 2018
Named after legendary dairy-industry icon Stephen Babcock . . . Babcock Hall, which facilitates some of the world’s most cutting-edge dairy product research, will be reborn
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Sept. 10 2018
While many people many know that Dr. Sheila McGuirk played a pivotal role in showring ethics and implementing the new dairy cattle check-in process, those same people may not know that she biked coast...
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Sept. 10 2018
While some dairy farmers would still like to see highly visible dairy advertising spots, those initiatives had become feel-good campaigns yielding little in the way of new product sales. The revamped
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Sept. 3 2018
“When a cow in the first parity gives birth to a stillborn calf, that animal is three times more likely to leave the herd in the first 14 days immediately after calving,” said Michael van...
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Sept. 3 2018
Some call Sheila McGuirk, D.V.M., the Mother Teresa of World Dairy Expo. It’s likely because the veterinarian has a distinct love for dairy cattle and their owners
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Aug. 31 2018
In the passing of Maurice “Maury” Core and “William “Bill” Ahlem, the Jersey family lost two of its great leaders
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Aug. 27 2018
“Oh my, she does not look good.”To me, she just looked lethargic. She wasn’t thrifty.That was my first reaction after giving Cow No. 139 a visual evaluation while walking the freestall...
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Aug. 25 2018
AT $14.10, THE JULY CLASS III PRICE SKID to its lowest level since February’s $13.40. On the upside, futures at the CME traded near a $15.80 average for September 2018 to February 2019
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Aug. 24 2018
While Nestle and Fonterra both have joined the A1-free milk protein movement, skeptics remain. To that, The a2 Milk Company welcomes additional research
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Aug. 20 2018
“Consistency, consistency, consistency,” said the animated Lane Sollenberger to those attending the First International Conference of Calf and Heifer held in Baoding, Hebei, China
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Aug. 13 2018
While the Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List will be available in the August 25 issue, we are making it available to readers here as well
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Aug. 10 2018
As printed in our August 10, 2018 issue . . . ALMONDS DO NOT LACTATE, said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, indicating that the agency would crack down on the use of the term “milk”...
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Aug. 10 2018
Founded in Australia 18 years ago, The a2 Milk Company established a U.S. market presence in 2015
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Aug. 6 2018
With prices ranging $1,170 to $1,250 per head, replacement values in the Great Lake States region are well below the U.S. average of $1,320
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July 30 2018
Even if you have high-quality colostrum, that colostrum must be fed to calves right after birth to stimulate passive transfer of immunoglobulins that ultimately creates immunity in newborn calves
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July 23 2018
“If you want 99-plus percent of calves to live, follow the ‘big four’ at calving,” shared Lane Sollenberger with those attending the First International Conference of Calf and Heifer...
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July 16 2018
By offering a safe place for students to develop and share thoughts about animal welfare within the dairy industry, the University of Guelph has taken a proactive approach to herd health
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July 16 2018
Citing market conditions that are in a “state of flux, aggravated by challenging national dairy product markets,” National All-Jersey and its fellow proponents withdrew their proposal for a...
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July 15 2018
DAIRY FUTURE PRICES RECEDED amid concerns over a looming trade war that dragged down the market. On May 1, July to December Class III future contracts averaged $16.40