Feb. 19 2024
During the USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, Cattie Litkowski, the farm income team lead for ERS, shared numbers from the recently released farm income forecast
Feb. 19 2024
An effective feeding program must be an area of focus
Feb. 12 2024
As dairy farmers, we focus a lot of attention on milk prices and demand for dairy products, but the price and demand for beef also plays an important role in profitability and how we manage our herds
Feb. 12 2024
Gearheads like myself understand that horsepower and torque measure two different things
Feb. 12 2024
As the farm bill debate continues, examining how the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program has operated — particularly what has triggered payments under the program — is instructive
Feb. 12 2024
The biggest loss from a case of mastitis is discarded milk
Feb. 5 2024
After a dozen weeks of testimony and cross-examination spread over six months, the Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) public hearing concluded on Tuesday, January 30
Feb. 5 2024
June 12, 2023: a day of glory. Or, if you’re like me — an educator trying to make numbers and literature somehow more appealing than a mysterious purple ice cream treat — a day of horror
Feb. 5 2024
Trusting your workforce to complete their jobs accurately is the foundational need of any business. But for employees to know what needs to be done and how to do it, they need effective training
Feb. 5 2024
Most good cow people will tell you that a comfortable cow will rest in a lying position 14 to 16 hours per day
Jan. 29 2024
Current and potential dairy consumers live all around the world, providing the U.S. dairy industry a tremendous opportunity for growth
Jan. 29 2024
In a few weeks, winter annual grasses or small grain grasses will accelerate their growth, and the harvest of small grain grasses for silage will begin
Jan. 29 2024
The next time you walk through the barn, try to take notice of that one “gold star” cow that just always seems to do what it’s supposed to
Jan. 22 2024
Supply and demand are often on a teeter-totter ride; when one goes up, the other goes down. This is certainly true for our dairy markets
Jan. 22 2024
As food producers, processors, marketers, distributors, and consumers look to effectively manage their environmental footprint and social impact, the sustainability of the entire dairy industry is under...
Jan. 22 2024
Part of running a dairy means being prepared for crises of any kind
Jan. 22 2024
Winter has now made its fierce arrival in much of the country. Along with bringing bitter cold, many crop fields are blanketed with snow that will likely stick around for a while
Jan. 15 2024
Having a plan or strategy for your business is instrumental in achieving future success
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