Aug. 24 2023
Research continues to help better understand the intersection of management and the nutritional quality of milk. Driven by the Ireland dairy industry's interest in supporting the export market, food scientists...
Aug. 10 2023
A baker’s dozen of counties produced one-fourth of the nation’s federal order milk that was marketed last year. Those are the same 13 counties that led this list in 2021 as well
Aug. 7 2023
Financially, things are bad for U.S. dairy farmers. Dairy cow slaughter is up 5.8% year-to-date, and USDA numbers indicate the size of the milking herd fell 16,000 head between May and June
July 24 2023
The costs to produce milk vary widely among operators in different geographical regions of the United States as well as on different-sized operations
July 21 2023
New Zealand is home to about 5 million people and 5 million cows. That is half the number of cows that are in the United States, all on an island not quite the size of California
July 13 2023
As most dairy farmers know, the previous milk check was quite disheartening
July 10 2023
Multiple media outlets shared stories last week that truckloads of fresh farm milk are dumped into Milwaukee’s sewerage system
July 3 2023
At the midpoint of 2023, milk prices are significantly worse than many, including me, expected coming into the year
June 12 2023
The reason stressed cows produce less milk appears to be rooted in lactose synthesis, which is limited when cows are challenged with a stressor, describe researchers from the University of California,...
May 4 2023
Do year-over-year (YOY) milk production gains and discounted spot milk signal a surplus?
April 24 2023
The United Nations expects India to surpass China as the most populous country on the planet by mid-2023
March 13 2023
Referring to dairy processing as a supply chain is much too simplistic, believes Chuck Turner. Instead, the word the fluid milk bottler thinks best describes the complexity of these operations is “matrix.”
March 9 2023
When it comes to milk production meeting the needs of citizens, 26 states fall short of even producing enough milk to fill beverage milk demand. Those states each produce less than 300 pounds of milk per...
March 6 2023
The 2022 milk production data is out. It tells the story of two dairy worlds
March 2 2023
While Idaho’s dairy industry remains healthy, dynamic, and growing, hard-charging Texas is growing so fast that it may soon overtake Idaho as the nation’s third-largest dairy state based on...
Feb. 27 2023
On a percentage basis, 6.4% of all U.S. dairy farms holding permits to sell milk left the business last year. That exit ranks sixth all-time since data tracking began on this statistic in 1992
Feb. 16 2023
For the past few weeks, we have been keeping our eye on one amazing cow that has far exceeded our production expectations
Sept. 30 2022
When it comes to milk quality, there are details I can see now that I couldn’t before we had our voluntary milking system
Sept. 16 2022
Milking in both our parlor and with the robots provided some benefits, but certain costs recently led us back to milking exclusively with one system