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Jan. 14 2021
“Eating healthier even during a pandemic” received major focus in a seven-page article spread of the February 2021 edition of Consumer Reports
Jan. 14 2021
A growing body of research supports the inclusion of fuller fat dairy foods in the diet. However, the overweight and obesity epidemic in the U.S. makes it challenging for scientists to justify full-fat...
Jan. 14 2021
With the coming of the new year, how many times have you heard or thought, “Thanks goodness 2020 is over”?
Jan. 14 2021
After riding the rocky waves of 2020, all in the dairy industry are hoping for smoother sailing in the year ahead when it comes to milk prices. But do agricultural economists see calmer waters in our future?
Jan. 7 2021
With the official release of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 last week, federal nutrition standards have been set for the next five years
Jan. 7 2021
The newly released Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 was filled with many positives for the dairy industry
Jan. 7 2021
Since calves are highly susceptible to disease, farmers should be using both physical and behavioral indicators to help identify a potential illness
Jan. 7 2021
In a perfect agriculture world, farms would pass seamlessly from one generation to the next
Dec. 31 2020
More meals at home this year meant people relied heavily on grocery store purchases. Kroger Co., America’s largest grocery retailer with nearly 2,800 stores, released a list of their top 10 trending...
Dec. 31 2020
Though the new Animal Care Version 4.0 standards for the Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) program were just released for the beginning of the new year, some are already wondering what topics...
Dec. 31 2020
The year 2020 will be a memorable one for many reasons, although there are certain parts we may want to forget. Through it all, there has been good amid the chaos
Dec. 31 2020
Recently, I attended one of the many webinars available these days. By the end of the presentation, the speaker mentioned that the debt at a dairy can sometimes escalate to $12,500 per cow
Dec. 24 2020
Volatility is nothing new to the dairy industry. We have adapted as consumer trends have shifted, as dairy production models have evolved, and with the ebb and flow of global markets
Dec. 24 2020
Feed is a major expense on any dairy farm, so it is critical to select ingredients for the ration that make nutritional and financial sense
Dec. 24 2020
With social media being both more impactful and controversial than ever, dairy producers collectively share even more responsibility for keeping up their social license
Dec. 24 2020
The government has purchased billions of dollars of dairy products and other foods this year through the Farmers to Families Food Box Program in order to stimulate cash flow on farms and get food to pandemic-stricken...
Dec. 17 2020
As 2021 approaches, dairy farmers, processors, and customers attempt to estimate what the year could bring for dairy
Dec. 17 2020
While many unknowns remain regarding 2021 milk prices, there are a few factors with major impacts that we do know details about
Dec. 17 2020
Tours and on-farm events are awesome ways to educate consumers about dairy farming and the nutrition dairy products can provide
Dec. 17 2020
Dairy producers, nutritionists, producers, and marketers of hay and other forage material often use indexes used to rank forage quality
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