March 28 2022
The herd at Neu-Hope Dairy near Bluffton, Ind., averages 94 pounds of milk per cow per day
March 28 2022
U.S. milk production came in right at forecast for February, down 1% from last year. We’re often asked to interpret these reports as bullish or bearish, and this one is a tough call
March 24 2022
“Where does high production fit into our world, a world that requires sustainability for us to be able to keep going, to support what’s true, legal, and/or valid?”
March 14 2022
“WILL WE STILL BE FARMING ON MARCH 16?”That’s the question Peggy Holoubek Hainy asked late Friday evening in a message she started writing in all capital letters
March 14 2022
The question of where future milk production growth in the U.S. will occur has been frequently discussed over the years
March 7 2022
Ask someone about how farm milk is marketed, and you’ll probably hear something about cooperatives and Federal Milk Marketing Orders
March 7 2022
The 2021 milk production data is out. It tells a story of two dairy worlds.With more cows and more milk per cow, U.S. milk production climbed by 1.3% to reach a record 226.3 billion pounds in 2021
March 3 2022
It’s a piece of the milk price cycle we have become accustomed to. When milk prices go up, milk production follows
Feb. 28 2022
The Badger State’s dairy farmers posted three new records this past year — most new milk in the nation, the state’s highest-ever total milk production, and a new watermark for milk per...
Feb. 28 2022
Embedded in the Class III and Class IV milk price formulas is the “make allowance.” It’s supposed to cover the cost of processing milk into bulk dairy products
Feb. 14 2022
Dairy products remain rather tight worldwide. Given that situation, one would rationalize that the global milk production spigot may be turned to full stream
Jan. 10 2022
Is it an overstatement to say that the U.S. dairy industry is experiencing a “paradigm shift” in its approach to milk production? Probably
Nov. 24 2021
Milk is the number one crop harvested on a dairy farm. Just like how equipment settings can affect the soil of a field and the crop harvested from it, we know that how the milking procedure
Nov. 24 2021
“We don’t have robot cows and nonrobot cows,” Cornell’s Paul Virkler said as way of introducing his comments during the November 17 Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream. “Cows...
Nov. 9 2021
Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Western Dairy Management Conference in Reno, Nev. Let me just say that it was amazing to be at an in-person conference
Nov. 1 2021
In the past three years, European Union (EU) milk production has generally been weaker than my models were expecting
Sept. 27 2021
There has been a sharp slowdown in milk production in both the U.S. and the European Union. Feed costs rose quickly, with nearby corn futures going from $3.40 per bushel in early September last year
May 17 2021
When added together across the globe, 99 percent of the world’s milk hails from 123 countries
April 15 2021
Many aspects of our dairy and ways of thinking have changed here at Hillcrest Farms since moving to a robotic milking system. The work is less physical and more mental
March 8 2021
The Lone Star State continued its meteoric flight path on milk production as its 360 dairy farms collectively produced nearly 1 billion pounds of new milk in back-to-back years