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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Aug. 25 2017
The August 2017 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List, with all seven dairy breeds, can be opened by clicking the link below
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Aug. 21 2017
As printed in our August 25, 2017 issue . . .BUTTERFAT PRICES SURGED to $2.95 per pound this July, reported Federal Milk Marketing Order administrators
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Aug. 21 2017
Consumers have been consuming more butter by as much as 5 to 12 percent in some North American and European countries.
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Aug. 21 2017
For well over a decade, the net flow of unauthorized immigrant labor has diminished
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Aug. 14 2017
While the Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List will be distributed in the August 25 issue, we also will make it available to readers here
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Aug. 14 2017
George W. Bush was just elected as the 43rd U.S. President the last time milk protein prices were this low. At $1.2248 per pound, protein fell to the lowest levels, as calculated by the Federal Milk Marketing...
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Aug. 10 2017
As printed in our August 10, 2017 issue . . .CLASS III FUTURES HELD STEADY shifting only 25 cents during early to late July trading on the CME. August to December contracts averaged $16.85 at the maga
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Aug. 7 2017
As the corn silage harvest nears, some dairy farmers will be negotiating with corn growers on the price for corn silage or high-moisture corn
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Aug. 7 2017
For generations, straw has been a staple on many dairy farms . . . primarily for bedding. However, straw has become firmly entrenched in feeding programs, too, thanks to the widespread use of the total...
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July 31 2017
After selling 10,000 cans of his La Colombe’s Draft Latte in just 60 minutes on Amazon.com, Todd Carmichael knew he had a winner, he told senior editor Anne Marie Mohan in an article published in...
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July 24 2017
Only one U.S. dairy co-op — Dairy Farmers of America — and three U.S.-based dairy processors rank among the world’s largest dairy companies
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July 17 2017
A severe hailstorm ripped through northeast Wisconsin’s dairy country on July 7. In certain areas of Manitowoc County, the corn crop looked more like sugarcane plants
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July 17 2017
Those with feeding dairy cows and exporting hay outside the United States make the greatest use of feed testing services, according to a survey
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July 15 2017
Eliminating bottlenecks and organizing people are how you fix problems on a dairy,” said longtime dairy veterinarian Gordie Jones to those attending the 13th Western Dairy Management Conference in...
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July 15 2017
As printed in our July 2017 issue . . .WISCONSIN, MICHIGAN, AND NEW YORK accounted for 44 percent of the nation’s milk growth from 2010 to 2016. Wisconsin climbed 4.1 billion pounds or 10.2 percent
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July 10 2017
“A genetic selection index is like a steering wheel. It shapes the direction of the future dairy cow,” Jennie Pryce told those told those attending the American Dairy Science Symposium
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July 10 2017
“We don’t want to drive people away from the breed because Holstein cows are too tall,” stated Paul Buhr to those attending the 132nd annual meeting of the Holstein Association USA
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July 3 2017
The water crisis and tragedy involving elevated lead levels in children living in the city of Flint, Mich., has been well-reported. This is with good reason, as lead is a toxic element when ingested
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July 3 2017
“In 1962, President Kennedy shared a vision that we would put a man on the moon by the end of the decade,” Jack Britt shared with those attending ADSA’s “The Dairy Cow in 50 Years”...
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June 26 2017
With Class I milk sales garnering the best return to dairy farm milk checks, Northeast dairy farmers have long benefited from higher Class I milk sales than most other regions of the country. T