May 16 2022
Though just tiny pieces of real estate, a cow’s four teat ends are the gateway for various kinds of pathogens from the environment to enter the udder and cause mastitis
May 16 2022
With economic uncertainty continuing and more discussion of the potential for a recession in the U.S., examining the effects of past recessions on key dairy industry metrics is appropriate
May 16 2022
There are nickels, dimes, and quarters lying around on dairy farms all over the place. Of course, I’m figuratively speaking as there are no loose coins to actually be found. Yet, I’m convinc
May 16 2022
It was once common practice to treat nearly every fresh cow with a bottle of calcium intravenously (IV) to ward off milk fever, or clinical hypocalcemia
May 16 2022
For back-to-back months, USDA held its 2022 All-Milk price forecast in a tight one-nickel range from $25.75 to $25.80 per hundredweight (cwt)
May 9 2022
After bottoming out at $1,140 per head in April 2019, dairy replacements slowly gained value, selling between $1,240 and $1,380 per head over the next four years
May 9 2022
Dairy farmers are under growing pressure about the environmental impacts of their dairy operations as well as the economic implications of running a business
May 9 2022
For Steele, a professor at the University of Guelph, calf health all starts with colostrum. He reminded the audience about the importance of cleanliness for both the colostrum and the equipment used to...
May 9 2022
Every generation has some tool or technology that didn’t exist for their parents but they can’t live without
May 9 2022
Ongoing port congestion has delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. dairy exports, and that situation continues to be closely monitored throughout the industry. For exporters, the current news...
May 2 2022
While planting season is well underway in the southern half of the U.S., a cold and wet spring has many farmers in more northern states playing a waiting game
May 2 2022
Watching input costs from nearly every angle rise, the dairy industry is getting the boost it needs from Class III and IV milk prices either near and exceeding record highs
May 2 2022
This thief will not physically walk onto your property. However, this silent thief could inflict more damage via disrupted operations and financial harm than most physical intruders. The F
May 2 2022
A wrapper for a block of cheese. A cup for a single-serve yogurt. A family-sized carton for ice cream. The containers consumers take their dairy products home
May 2 2022
Dairy faces a number of challenges as the rest of the year develops. While that is true, every other food commodity market has similar struggles. Take for example oils that are used to make margarine
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