Sept. 14 2020
What makes a dairy profitable? There are many potential answers, but one in particular rose to the top in Cornell University’s recently completed Dairy Farm Business Summary. It’s what Cornell...
Sept. 14 2020
“Half of 1% of all global greenhouse gases are a result of animal-sourced foods we produce and consume in the U.S. I know in the public, and in the media, the notion is out there that what we eat...
Sept. 14 2020
“Conflict is often healthy. It can generate creativity and new ideas, lead to improved decision making, and help people learn and grow,” said Rob Skacel, a business psychologist with True Edge...
Sept. 14 2020
The current economic context implies a high level of market uncertainty. But overall, the farm economic climate is better than expected. The CME/Purdue “Ag Economy Barometer” reports that...
Sept. 14 2020
Consumers have been flocking back to butter. That’s because evidence continues to mount that all dietary fats are not equal
Sept. 7 2020
Farm income could be $19 billion higher than the 2019 level of $83.7 billion. That is a larger gain than was projected earlier this year, largely due to a nearly $15 billion jump in government payments...
Sept. 7 2020
“Dairy sales have been around 14% above year-ago levels for several weeks now,” said Abrielle Backhouse, research coordinator with the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association
Sept. 7 2020
California’s game plan to reduce methane will allow their dairy farms to offset greenhouse gas emissions and achieve climate neutrality
Sept. 7 2020
There’s something funky in the air, and it’s not America’s award-winning cheeses. The European Union (EU) is waging a multi-front campaign against American-made cheeses, putting U.S....
Sept. 3 2020
On a 17-day journey from Napier, New Zealand, to the Port of Jingtang in Tangshan, China, a cargo ship carrying 5,867 head of cattle and 43 crew members capsized last week
Aug. 31 2020
In touting the need for unity among the American colonists seeking their independence from Britain, Ben Franklin pointedly observed that “we must hang together, or else we’ll surely hang separately.”
Aug. 31 2020
Although California and the Western U.S. are making headlines for excessively high temperatures and effects from fires such as smoke, dairy analysts don’t anticipate much loss on milk production
Aug. 31 2020
Nongrowing season is a critical period for managing phosphorus losses in runoff
Aug. 31 2020
“Never stand behind a horse” were the words my grandfather periodically repeated during my childhood at the farm. Thanks to him, I learned at a young age that I could be kicked and severely...
Aug. 31 2020
Providing palatable milks with school lunches is only half the battle in developing dairy habits in children
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