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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June 10 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the June 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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June 10 2021
Krysta Harden’s work ethic matches that of any U.S. dairy farmer. As a daughter of multigeneration Georgia peanut farmers, Harden knows the value of a full day’s work on the family farm
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May 17 2021
At 3.95%, the butterfat content in last year’s milk supply has pushed historic highs in USDA data tracing back to 1924
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May 13 2021
Once the new Net Merit (NM$) formula gets implemented this August, dairy farmers from across the U.S. and around the world will have the opportunity to breed more feed-efficient cows
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May 10 2021
For those of us on dairy farms, the thought of artificial insemination becoming illegal sounds like a dreadful story straight from the spooky plotlines of the “Twilight Zone.”
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May 7 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the May 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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May 6 2021
Today’s major health concern is COVID-19. While the pandemic should eventually pass due to a robust vaccination effort, there is a different health problem escalating in teenage girls that could...
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May 3 2021
For only the 18th time in its 84-year history, the Klussendorf Association voted to extend honorary membership to an individual who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to improve the purebred d
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April 29 2021
This August’s genetic evaluations will feature an updated Net Merit (NM$) index
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April 15 2021
For the fourth straight year, somatic cell counts were under 200,000 cells per milliliter for U.S. herds enrolled in Dairy Herd Improvement (DHI) testing plans
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April 13 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the April 25, 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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March 24 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the April 10, 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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March 15 2021
When it comes to dairy leaders, Tom Lyon was a lion
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March 8 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the March 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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March 8 2021
The Lone Star State continued its meteoric flight path on milk production as its 360 dairy farms collectively produced nearly 1 billion pounds of new milk in back-to-back years
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Feb. 25 2021
“We had 100,000 more cows year-over-year in December. That was the biggest year-over-year advance in some time,” shared Phil Plourd during USDA’s 97th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum
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Feb. 18 2021
Antibiotic usage and antibiotic resistance are two topics that continue to generate concern throughout the world’s food and medical communities
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Feb. 8 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the February 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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Feb. 8 2021
Dairy product sales, both at home and abroad, have changed more in the past 12 months than in any previous five- or 10-year time frame
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Feb. 8 2021
“To maintain healthy teat ends, we monitor vacuum levels at 11.9 to 12.2 inches at the teat end,” said Andy Fisher of Reedsville, Wis