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.
April 9 2018
While the Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List will be available in the April 25 issue, we are making it available to readers here as well
April 2 2018
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) proposed a temporary rule published in the March 30, 2018, Federal Register that would bump Class I milk prices up by 9 cents per hundredweight for a seven-month...
April 2 2018
After an arduous journey, the Golden State’s dairy farmers will have their chance to cast a ballot on establishing a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) in California
March 26 2018
When consumers spent $1 on dairy products in 2017, dairy farmers received 30 cents of that dollar
March 25 2018
Washington Dairygrams is a condensed listing of dairy prices, feed costs, and industry events
March 19 2018
With low milk prices still prevailing throughout the land, it’s hard to fathom that U.S. dairy cow numbers will climb, not fall, over the next decade
March 19 2018
There was a time when mastitis ravaged dairy herds across the globe
March 12 2018
While labor efficiency rose 2.3, labor costs climbed 7.2 percent, wiping away any gains in getting more work done on a daily basis through implementing technology
March 12 2018
At $2.2 million per farm, equity positions reached a new pinnacle for U.S. dairy farmers in 2016
March 10 2018
NEAR-TERM FUTURES CLIMBED 15 cents through February trading to reach a $14.55 average for March to August Class III contracts, with a low of $13.84 for April to a $15.61 high for August
March 5 2018
To emphasize the importance of a healthy dairy sector to the overall U.S. economy, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) commissioned an economic research firm to quantify that impact
March 5 2018
At 30 percent market share, Class I utilization reached a new modern day low. When looking back over the past 14 years, Class I utilization for beverage milk was as high as 44 percent in 2004
Feb. 26 2018
Overall, 1,600 dairy farms across the United States called it quits last year. That reduced the number of commercial dairy farms in the U.S. to 40,219
Feb. 25 2018
A $16.05 ALL-MILK PRICE FOR 2018, with a $15.70 to $16.40 range, has been pegged by USDA economists in World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates
Feb. 19 2018
When it comes to positive tank loads of milk for antibiotic residues, dairy farmers matched the previous year’s historic accomplishment
Feb. 19 2018
Dairy isn’t the only agricultural commodity facing a downturn in pay prices. In its latest forecast, USDA projects that farm income will be $59.5 billion nationally in 2018
Feb. 14 2018
Even at a very early age, Bert Stewart was a consummate student — he studied those who did well at their trade
Feb. 12 2018
Replacement heifer prices have dropped $310 each over the past two years
Feb. 12 2018
A legal battle over the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) use of administrative law judges in adjudicatory or enforcement actions during civil proceedings has called into question how administrative...
Feb. 8 2018
EVEN THOUGH NEW ZEALAND MILK FLOW FELL 2 percent due to an extended drought, Europe’s high stocks of skim milk powder have been weighing down worldwide milk protein prices