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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July 15 2019
Eighteen years after Canada became the first country in the world to make radio frequency identification or RFID tags mandatory for cattle identification, it appears the U.S. will finally follow suit as...
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July 15 2019
Returns from making milk in the American Southwest have been tough to come by for dairy farmers
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July 11 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the July 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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July 5 2019
Even though the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the European Chemicals Agency have declared that glyphosate
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July 1 2019
Despite last year’s dismal dairy economics, a few farms in Michigan managed to eke out positive cash flows
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June 24 2019
“The dairy industry has led the agri-genomic revolution with the implementation of genome-enabled genetic predictions,” wrote the 23 authors in a recent paper published in Frontiers in Genetics
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June 24 2019
Going rates for agricultural cropland dropped in both Wisconsin and Michigan over the past year
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June 17 2019
With USDA initiating sign-ups for its cornerstone dairy safety net program on June 17, the federal agency simultaneously updated a major component in the feed cost margin calculator — hay prices
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June 10 2019
“Only one girl participated in the event, and she was the high individual in the entire contest. Miss Barbara Riggs, member of the second place Maryland team, had a score of 690 in judging all breeds,...
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June 10 2019
For back-to-back years, butterfat levels in the collective U.S. bulk tank posted 0.05 percentage growth
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June 3 2019
It took over a year for markets to recover
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June 3 2019
Pricing standing hay can be a challenge due to multiple cuttings and subsequent harvests throughout the year, along with a lack of a formal commodity market
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June 1 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the June 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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May 27 2019
The name describes the product very succinctly — tea topped with cheese. There’s a little more to it than that simple description, however
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May 27 2019
There are many reasons milk from mammals is called “Nature’s most perfect food.”
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May 24 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the May 25, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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May 20 2019
The challenges faced by dairymen and dairywomen are downright dire down on the farm
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May 13 2019
Last year initially showed promise for U.S. dairy farmers, then trade battles with America’s top three dairy trading partners
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May 9 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the May 10, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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May 6 2019
January — $1.51, February — $1.28, and March — 65 cents. Those are the first three payments, on a per hundredweight (cwt.), basis for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program