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.
210909-mk4
Sept. 9 2021
After posting a record 55.4 billion pounds in total sales in 2009, it’s been all downhill for the beverage milk category. Last year, fluid milk sales totaled 46.4 billion pounds
210909-mk1
Sept. 9 2021
With sales of $6.5 billion in 2020, U.S. dairy exports could net $7.3 billion by the end of the current fiscal year. What’s the feasibility of achieving that growth rate? Extremely likely
210906-mk1
Sept. 3 2021
The long awaited, and at times delayed, Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle finally had its first days in the sun in 20 years
capital_graphic
Sept. 2 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the September 10, 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
210902-mk1
Sept. 2 2021
The combination of higher feed costs and falling milk prices induced the largest payments so far this year for USDA’s dairy insurance program
210830_ph3
Aug. 27 2021
Milk varies by season in both content and quality. That premise will soon be detailed in a paper by Cory Freije, an agricultural economist with the Upper Midwest Federal Milk Marketing Order
210826_ph4
Aug. 26 2021
Milk markets may finally be returning to prepandemic pricing patterns as producer price differentials (PPDs) reappeared on the positive side of the ledger in July’s milk checks
capital_graphic
Aug. 19 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the August 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
210816_mk2
Aug. 16 2021
For the first time in history, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation plans to force mandatory cuts in water usage originating from the mighty Colorado River
210812_ph1
Aug. 12 2021
U.S. dairy product exports continue to grow, so much so that dairy product sales outside American borders and domestic fluid milk sales are absorbing nearly the same amount of milk
210805_mk1
Aug. 5 2021
Despite widespread availability of vaccines, hospitalizations caused by COVID-19 outbreaks have reached a record high in Florida, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
210802_ph2
Aug. 2 2021
Despite widespread drought in the far west, corn and soybeans appear headed for a good crop year. That’s according to USDA’s most recent Crop Progress report on July 26
210729-ph1
July 29 2021
How does a truck gain between $7,450 and $12,150 in value during a 15-month window?It’s quite simple — the supply chain shockwaves from COVID-19
210726_ph3n
July 26 2021
At the onset of the pandemic last year, fluid milk was flying off store shelves. It turns out the uptick in sales was an aberration
210722-mk4
July 22 2021
“Could artificial insemination become illegal?” Farmers and ranchers were given a reprieve on Colorado’s ballot initiative after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that the proposal did
210715_ph1-RWF
July 15 2021
Unable to gain a confident handle on hosting an in-person event as the world remerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Royal Agricultural Fair once again made the decision to cancel its show
400 Exports
July 12 2021
Krysta Harden begins her tenure with the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) at a time when U.S. dairy exports have been experiencing growth
210712-ph2
July 12 2021
Water. We just need water. That’s the mindset these days for both California’s almond and alfalfa growers. Almonds have been on a skyward growth trajectory
capital_graphic
July 12 2021
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the July 2021 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
210708_ph1
July 8 2021
Many watching the situation unfold had finally come to believe that California’s dairy farmer community had developed a plan to sunset the state’s Quota Implementation Plan (QIP)