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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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
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April 29 2019
How many cattle ranchers catch beef heifers and cows to breed them via artificial insemination (A.I.)?
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April 29 2019
The countdown is on. Over the course of the next 60 days, dairy farmers must determine if they will sign up for the 2018 Farm Bill’s signature dairy program — Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC)
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April 22 2019
Countless statistics help quantify the U.S. dairy sector. But if one map could most clearly depict the U.S. dairy industry, it’s this one, which compares each state’s milk production to its...
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April 12 2019
USDA has made the ailing dairy economy a high priority and will work diligently to roll out the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) safety net with milk prices at decade-low levels
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April 12 2019
Mailbox milk prices for U.S. dairy farmers fell to the lowest levels in a decade with a $15.72 payout in 2018. That was down $1.59 from just one year earlier
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April 9 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the April 25, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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April 5 2019
The April 2019 Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List can be downloaded. The list includes the top bulls for Holsteins, Jerseys, Brown Swiss, Red and White Holsteins, Guernseys, Ayrshires, and Milking Shorthorns
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April 3 2019
The dairy industry continues to evolve and so does its potential talent pool of employees
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April 2 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the April 10, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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April 1 2019
Who among us wouldn’t make an investment that returns $4.78 for every $1 spent?
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April 1 2019
Despite dairy’s current dismal pay prices, the long-term future looks bright
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March 25 2019
The U.S. dairy cow population could climb by over 100,000 head and reach 9.465 million by 2028
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March 20 2019
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the March 25, 2019 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
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March 20 2019
Pasteurization has been shown to limit these food-related risks; pasteurized milk has fewer harmful bacteria such as Listeria, salmonella, E. coli, and Campylobacter, and parasites such as Cryptosporidium....
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March 18 2019
The dismal dairy economy took its toll as 2,731 U.S. dairy farms hung up their milking machines for the final time this past year
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March 11 2019
Dean Foods lost $260 million in the fourth quarter of 2018