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.
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
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
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...
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
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...
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
July 9 2018
The world’s milk production could climb by 35 percent, predicted researchers associated with the IFCN Dairy Research Centre. South Asia, anchored by India and Pakistan, could lead the way, expanding...
June 25 2018
Trade has been dominating the headlines
June 25 2018
It’s official — California’s dairy producers voted to approve a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) for the entire state of California
June 18 2018
After losing $1.99 per hundredweight in 2017, New Mexico dairy farms lost another $1.18 per hundredweight in 2018, according to farm financial data gathered by Frazer Certified Public Accountants and Consultants
June 18 2018
June 1 — that was USDA’s original deadline for dairy farmers to sign up for USDA’s Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) for 2018 coverage
June 15 2018
STRONGER PRICE PROJECTIONS for the second half of the year lifted All-Milk price prospects. Now pegged at a $16.45 midpoint, USDA raised its 2018 price forecast by 60 cents over the last month
June 11 2018
Despair, depression, or even a sense of no other way out of a problem can cause people to do the unthinkable — take their own life
June 4 2018
One out of 7 — on one day of each seven-day week, every U.S. dairy cow produces milk for the international market
May 28 2018
While the program may invoke trepidation or blasé from dairy farmers, those who sign up for the 2018 Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) will receive a payment on the initial 5 million...
May 25 2018
ON JUNE 1, THE SIGN-UP PERIOD WILL CLOSE for the new Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy). Due to February legislation, this year’s coverage will be retroactive to January 1, 2018
May 21 2018
While it still stands on top of “Milk Mountain,” California only accounted for 18.47 percent of the nation’s milk flow last year
May 14 2018
First Grassland shed 75 dairies in the Upper Midwest last year
May 14 2018
Everyone who milks cows for a living should take a serious look at the revamped Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy)
May 10 2018
CLASS III FUTURES CLIMBED 75 CENTS per hundredweight during early March to late April trading on the CME. May to December contracts averaged $16.05, with a September and October high of $16.50