Jan. 10 2024
A dairy sitting in the valley with Brown Swiss cows scattered across green pastures in the background is home to Carter Bratland and Viking Valley Farm
Nov. 7 2023
The dairy judging contest held at the North American International Livestock Exposition is the final contest of the year
Nov. 4 2023
New York teenagers win National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest
Nov. 3 2023
Florida FFA wins National FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management Contest
Nov. 3 2023
National FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management Career Development Event Winners (2001 to 2022)
Oct. 4 2023
National 4-H Dairy Judging Champion Team winners from World Dairy Expo's contest
Oct. 3 2023
National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest High Individuals
Oct. 1 2023
National Collegiate Dairy Judging Contest Winning Teams from World Dairy Expo
Sept. 27 2023
The weather is cooling, the leaves are starting to turn, and football is back. For dairy enthusiasts, that all means two things: corn silage harvest is underway or complete, and World Dairy Expo will be...
Sept. 22 2023
Internships give students a chance to try their hand at a certain job, possibly solidifying what they want to do — or don’t want to do — after graduation
Sept. 15 2023
The Hellenbrand Lasting Legacy Award was first presented in 2021 following Mike’s passing from cancer in 2020. It aims to continue the work he did and spirit he embodied by allowing a deserving dairy...
Sept. 13 2023
This back-to-school season, more students are meeting teachers who are prepared to accurately talk about the science behind dairy farming. That’s thanks to efforts led by dairy checkoff and agricultural...
Aug. 29 2023
Madison Sifford served as the 35th Hoard's Dairyman editorial intern
July 24 2023
A question asked quite often in an interview is, “Who is your role model?”
July 10 2023
As you are reading this, I will be in Madison, Wis., attending the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE)
June 28 2023
Ah, farm kids. We’re the best, aren’t we? I may be biased, but also maybe I’m not
June 26 2023
When I was old enough to participate in junior activities through breed associations, I was terrified to do them
June 12 2023
Creating a cattle sale through a collegiate student organization is no easy task. This was my exact thought when some of my classmates wanted to start a dairy cattle sale at Virginia Tech
June 8 2023
School’s out, and June Dairy Month is upon us as we celebrate all things dairy
May 29 2023
There is no doubt that dairy judging can be stressful