June 27 2022
As consumers, we can play a role in reducing the nation’s carbon footprint, but it might not be in the way most people think
June 20 2022
As the industry begins to address updates to the Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) system, opinions are flooding in from a number of sources
June 20 2022
Since selling for a historic $1.925 million on Saturday, June 11, the internet has been a buzz regarding the Holstein cow S-S-I Doc Have Not 8784-ET. Often social media questions center on
June 20 2022
Our customers are asking more and more questions about recession and the potential impact on dairy prices. We all remember what happened with dairy prices in 2009
June 20 2022
As the dairy industry continues to come together in discussions around changes to the federal milk marketing system, we have to consider what goals we want a milk pricing structure to accomplish. The
June 20 2022
Manure is typically a dairy cow by-product that is removed rather quickly, but before it is pushed down the alleyway or scraped into the gutter, a lot can be learned
June 13 2022
The amount of U.S. milk moving through the Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) system fell to a six-year low in 2021 at 61%
June 13 2022
Genetic selection for improved hoof health is one opportunity to reduce lameness, which affects about 50% of dairy cows and results in economic losses, poor health, and suboptimal animal welfare
June 13 2022
Despite facing substantial hurdles, U.S. dairy product exports have continued to make significant contributions to the milk checks for U.S. dairy farmers
June 13 2022
The manure and bedding material removed from a bedded pack barn can be a valuable nutrient source for crops, but it is bulky
June 13 2022
As consumer prices continue to rise for everything from gas to grocery items such as meat and dairy products, the question of how long shoppers will be able to maintain their normal purchasing habits
June 6 2022
One of the three largest expenses on a dairy farm is raising replacements, and the greatest cost in that category is the feed it takes to get a heifer from birth to first lactation
June 6 2022
Every aspect of the food system, from production to market development, was addressed in new funding initiatives announced last week by Secretary of Ag Tom Vilsack during a visit and discussion at Georgetown...
June 6 2022
In the past few weeks, I’ve fielded a half dozen phone calls following a number of episodes involving unexplained health issues in high-performing cows. The calls came from throughout Minnesot
June 6 2022
Dairy farmers today have dramatically different scales of production, technological capabilities, and global pressures than they did generations ago
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