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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Feb. 10 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the February 10, 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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Feb. 10 2020
Milk is milk. In some people’s minds, that is no longer the case
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Feb. 3 2020
“When a cow calves, it is kept in the hospital pen for three days. Hospital pens are checked daily, and we monitor the health of the cows and check for antibiotic residues to ensure quality of milk,”...
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Jan. 27 2020
There’s a developing story that presents vegetarians and vegans with a quandary. Those who drink almond juice (almond milk) may be helping to kill billions of bees
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Jan. 25 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the January 25, 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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Jan. 20 2020
Wisconsin lost 10.1% of its dairy farms during 2019. However, those losses were disproportional and directly depended on the type of market served — Grade A or Grade B dairy farms
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Jan. 13 2020
There’s been a stark contrast in dairy processing circles in the past 60 days
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Jan. 13 2020
Numerous news outlets, and even those within dairy circles, continue to publish “internet click candy” articles stating Wisconsin has experienced historic dairy farm losses
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Jan. 10 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the January 25, 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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Jan. 6 2020
When it comes to positive tanker loads of milk for antibiotic residues, dairy farmers collectively reached a new threshold for quality control
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Jan. 6 2020
It’s true — 74 farms — just 3.16% of all dairies in the Central Federal Milk Marketing Order — produced half of all the milk shipped within that order this past October
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Dec. 30 2019
At one time, the most respected group of bovine veterinarians on the continent lumped dehorning and castration together with comingled guidelines
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Dec. 30 2019
When you gather the National Football League (NFL), some of the nation’s leading nutrition and health experts, and dairy farmers, one would hardly expect dairy farmers to draw the loudest applause
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Dec. 23 2019
"We talk a lot about what the future might look like for our industry. We, as dairymen, have figured out that keeping cow comfort as a priority is paramount to getting cows safe in calf,” explained...
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Dec. 23 2019
“Our image among health professionals has just skyrocketed since we put GENYOUth together,” stated Tom Gallagher
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Dec. 17 2019
Just a few months ago, a lifelong dairyman of 50 years suddenly passed away. In reflecting upon the humble farmer who put others and his cattle before himself, the officiant shared his unique perspective...
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Dec. 16 2019
“All our protocol lists are set up in drop boxes. Our cow mating is also downloaded into the herd program, so on timed A.I. breeding days we just print the list of cows to breed, and it has the sire...
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Dec. 12 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the December 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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Dec. 9 2019
“The entire dairy is equipped with headlocks. Lockup time is one of our main focuses, and our goal is 30 minutes or less of lockup time,” said Chris Terra, a Platinum winner of the Dairy Cattle...
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Dec. 6 2019
Just one year ago, the top genomic Holstein bull marketed by the artificial insemination (A.I.) industry to dairy breeders stood at $1,105 Cheese Merit (CM$)