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.
Nov. 8 2021
Class IV futures contracts have been trading higher on the CME when compared to Class III. Of course, Class IV tracks products such as dry milk powders and butter
Nov. 4 2021
Cows crave consistency. It’s something that folks running beef feedlots have known for years. “Beef feedlots know this . . . feed must be delivered within the same 30-minute window
Nov. 1 2021
California farmers beware — the Golden State will outlaw the sale of new, gas-powered engines as soon as 2024. The wheels of change were set in motion after Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1346 into
Oct. 25 2021
Agronomists are scrambling to meet customer needs as requests for prepaid fertilizer have begun flooding into offices. Normally this type of activity gets rolling in December
Oct. 21 2021
The list of no-no foods has been flipped like an old vinyl record on a turn table. Those in dairy circles know butter and whole milk are back on the good food list despite controversy around thei
Oct. 18 2021
With unsettled supply chains induced by shipping and trucking shortfalls both domestically and internationally, dairy price forecasts have become equally unsettled
Oct. 14 2021
Even though global milk production rose a collective 2.9% this past year, dairy demand kept pace with the growth
Oct. 11 2021
Evidence continues to mount in favor of folks who eat more dairy fats. The latest research comes from a study involving 4,150 60-year-old Swedish citizens
Oct. 10 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the October 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
Oct. 7 2021
For only the second time since 1994, domestic cheese sales in the United States fell when compared to the previous year. In both instances, it took an economic shockwave to stop the sales ascent
Merle Howard Award
Oct. 4 2021
A hard-working, dedicated, and passionate showman, this year’s Merle Howard Award honoree started her showing career by exhibiting grade cattle from a nearby neighbor
Oct. 4 2021
Dairy product consumption continued its growth trajectory despite the pandemic. In fact, American consumers ate more dairy products in eight of the past 10 years
Oct. 1 2021
Jeff Stookey of Milford, Ind., was presented the 30th Klussendorf-MacKenzie Award during the 54th World Dairy Expo in memory of Duncan MacKenzie, the 1961 Klussendorf winner
Oct. 1 2021
Jeff Core of Salvisa, Ky., was presented the 79th Klussendorf Award, the highest recognition given to a dairy cattle showman in the United States during the 54th World Dairy Expo
Sept. 30 2021
Milk pricing just may be one of the most complex topics in American agriculture
Sept. 27 2021
The triple combination of subdued milk prices, higher feed costs, and higher beef prices caused dairy farmers to send more cows to the stockyards when compared to the same time last year
Sept. 22 2021
Ken Elliott may not have been born in Wisconsin, or even the U.S. for that matter. However, once he arrived in the Badger State in 1995, he fully embraced his newfound home in America’s Dairyland
Sept. 22 2021
Bill Langel is the only superintendent the modern-day Red and White show at World Dairy Expo has ever known
Sept. 17 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the September 25, 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
Sept. 13 2021
Consistent calls began rolling into our office on Thursday, September 9. Multiple dairymen from different regions of the country shared similar stories of missing payments