July 30 2018
Wisconsin’s Marathon county was a logging community until the late 1800s. At that time, farmers permanently settled in the area, pulling up tree stumps and planting crops to feed their livestock
June 25 2018
The Hoard’s Dairyman Facebook page received an inquiry about the sign below. Perhaps, you’ve seen it before
June 11 2018
While silage is not being packed this time of year, the feed storage area is still a dangerous place
Sept. 19 2016
by Spahr & Opperman. Second edition, this book features the major players, human and bovine from 1975 to 1995. Over 180 pictures. Key sire lines and female families for each breed. Copyright 1995
Sept. 19 2016
The founder of Hoard's Dairyman magazine also was an important figure for his agricultural innovations and his role in education and government. Hardcover, 451 pages, 51 illustrations
Sept. 19 2016
Through his quotes, W.D. Hoard left an ever-lengthening shadow of service on the dairy industry. This beautiful hardcover book documents Hoard's insightfulness, along with the timeline of our evolving...
Sept. 19 2016
Hoard Legacy is the second and final volume in the Hoard Leadership book series. In line with volume 1 of the series, the book records W.D. Hoard's most famous quotes, the evolution of the dairy industry,...
Sept. 19 2016
Expo special - 50% off! World Dairy Expo celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016, and to honor this milestone, over 40 journalists collaborated to create a historical book reminiscing on 50 years of Expo...
Sept. 19 2016
This two-volume series record W.D. Hoard's most famous quotes, the evolution of the dairy industry, and photographic gems from a generation of dairy-related work
Sept. 12 2016
Born from the desire and dreams to have a world-class dairy show, World Dairy Expo has developed into the world’s most-respected and most-renowned dairy event. That is largely due to innovative steps...
Jan. 29 2016
Jim Baird, gifted Hoard's Dairyman Art Director, passes on We would consider ourselves lucky to be really good at one thing – something that truly symbolized the essence of our being. But to be...
Jan. 23 2012
When W.D. Hoard started Hoard's Dairyman as a supplement to the weekly Jefferson County Union newspaper on January 23, 1885, I doubt he would have imagined its potential growth, spread over a century and...
July 20 2011
Yesterday, the popular search engine Google celebrated the 189th birthday of Gregor Mendel with this creative "doodle." (Google often celebrates milestones and holidays by working their name into a piece...
May 23 2011
An anniversary only comes around once a year, and Hoard's Dairyman has celebrated plenty of them! This year marks the 126th anniversary of the publication. After great fanfare with our 125th anniversary...
Jan. 3 2011
As a new year begins, we wrap up the 125th anniversary celebration of Hoard's Dairyman. In our June 2010 issue, we chronicled how Hoard was instrumental in launching many endeavors far beyond his magazine....
Oct. 11 2010
Sunday, October 10, 2010, marked the first official observance of W. D. Hoard Day in the State of Wisconsin. Although this is the first official recognition of W.D. Hoard Day, in reality, Wisconsin residents...
July 16 2010
For over 40 years, Mark "Bud" Kerschensteiner diligently worked for the company that his great grandfather, Governor William Dempster Hoard, founded in 1870. With his passing, an era comes to a close,...
June 8 2010
Greeted by a standing ovation, the newest edition of the Foster Mothers of the Human Race painting was revealed today at the Hoard's Dairyman farm during a 125th Anniversary Celebration. The painting was...
June 2 2010
We at Hoard's decided to do June Dairy Month with a bang this year. Not only are we celebrating the 125th anniversary of our magazine with a special anniversary issue and a new Foster Mothers of the Human...
April 4 2010
A national dairy industry leader and Fort Atkinson community servant has died. Eugene "Gene" C. Meyer, 81, who served on the staff of the Hoard's Dairyman magazine for 41 years, died on Thursday at his...