March 25 2024
How many dairy farms are there in the U.S.? It seems like a simple question, and it feels like someone should have a good answer for it
Nov. 29 2023
These are the items I’ve been using a ton of lately
Nov. 23 2022
Social media gives dairy a large audience to connect with; it’s up to you to decide which platform fits your needs and interests
March 30 2022
In just two years, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) transformed itself from selling over one-half of its members’ milk to third-party processors to processing two-thirds of its own milk
Jan. 25 2021
When Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers addressed attendees at the Dairy Business Association’s “Dairy Strong” virtual conference, he started by recognizing the diligence of dairy farmers
Oct. 19 2020
According to political forecasting website, Pennsylvania is currently rated as the most likely “tipping point” state in this year’s presidential election
Oct. 12 2020
The blank spot on many dairy calendars this year — the one where World Dairy Expo is usually marked — offers yet another reminder that 2020 is very different
Aug. 27 2020
Oftentimes, dairy farmers just take it day by day to get the work done. Still, it is crucial that someone in the business has an eye on the future and a plan of what is to come
Aug. 3 2020
Sharing information and discussing concerns will stimulate the generation of ideas
March 11 2020
What’s an influencer? In marketing, it’s an individual who has the power to impact others’ thoughts or purchases. In agriculture, I’ve heard it described as an advocate, AGvocate,...
Feb. 12 2020
Last Sunday, Joaquin Phoenix used his fame to denounce dairy farming to millions of people. If I’m being completely honest, I’m a little impressed that he was able to slip the phrase “artificial...
Jan. 20 2020
Do you have a point of view on hauling cost structure for farm gate milk? What about quality and volume premiums when it comes to your milk check?
Jan. 10 2020
It might be a new year, but some things never change. I don’t expect a new reaction this year after I reveal what I’m studying in school and what I’m passionate about
Dec. 10 2019
You know those inspirational posters that hang in classrooms and doctors’ offices? They are there to instill a sense of purpose in those who read them
Dec. 3 2019
I was fortunate to have my sister, Megan Carey, spend her Thanksgiving holiday with us in St. Louis. We grew up on our parents’ dairy farm in Florida, and both stayed in the dairy industry albeit...
Nov. 18 2019
“I am getting tired of people who tell me that ‘I don’t take care of my land and I don’t take care of my cows,’” said Randy Mooney
Oct. 7 2019
“In America, the big get bigger and the small go out,” said USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue when answering a reporter’s question at a press conference during the opening day of World Dairy...