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...
April 4 2010
Daily Union Editorial By Christine SpanglerDaily Jefferson County Union managing editor A gentleman and a scholar. That is the best - and only - way to describe Eugene C. Meyer. The Iowa farm boy who grew...
April 4 2010
A Celebration of the Life of a Dairyman Daily Jefferson County Union - Feature Daily Jefferson County Union - Recollections Daily Jefferson County Union - Editorial Farmshine Newspaper - Editorial Wisconsin...
April 4 2010
Friends, colleagues recall Meyer with fondness, respect By Ryan Whisner Daily Jefferson County Union regional editor Friends and colleagues today were mourning the death of Eugene "Gene" C. Meyer, who...
March 31 2010
Gene joined the Hoard's Dairyman editorial staff as Associate Editor and was Managing Editor from 1972 until retirement in 1988. He grew up on a Guernsey dairy farm in Iowa. As a youth, Meyer was active...
March 31 2010
W.D. Knox was a scholar and gentleman who guided an international dairy magazine for six decades and served as an adviser on agricultural and trade issues to six presidents. "Bill" Knox was editor and...
March 29 2010
WILLIAM DEMPSTER HOARD 1836 - 1918 William Dempster HoardBorn in Stockbridge, New York, October 10, 1836, W. D. Hoard migrated to Wisconsin in 1857. An admirer of Lincoln, he traveled far to hear him debate...
March 29 2010
Obviously, this brief chronicle inadequately relates the service to man represented by thousands of pages of magazine guidance, millions of miles of travel and thousands of speaking engagements and debates...
March 29 2010
The year is 1871 . . . A July sun bakes down on the rolling Wisconsin countryside. Up a dirt road a covered buggy leaves a low drift of dust which slowly settles, waiting to be stirred again by the next...
March 29 2010
1871 To combat the depletion and erosion of soil resources brought about by a one-crop system of agriculture, W. D. Hoard founded the first dairymen's association in Jefferson County, Wisconsin. One year...
March 16 2010
As we announced last week, Hoard's Dairyman has commissioned world-renowned cow artist Bonnie Mohr to update our well-known Foster Mothers of the Human race print. We'll be following along with Bonnie...
March 8 2010
While 2010 marks the beginning of a new decade, it also marks a momentous occasion for Hoard's Dairyman. On January 23, 1885, William Dempster Hoard launched the first edition of Hoard's Dairyman. This...