Aug. 10 2022
DURING the past year, the U.S. genetics community identified a challenge and came together to create a solution that will benefit breeders of Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, and Milking Shorthorn
Aug. 10 2022
Forages are the foundation of a strong dairy feeding program, and if utilized correctly, alternative forages can provide flexibility and high-quality feed
Aug. 10 2022
During summertime, some families take the opportunity to embark on exciting vacations. Getting away from the busy everyday routine is a time of rest, refreshment, and reflection
Aug. 10 2022
Inflation seems to be everywhere in the economy today. The Consumer Price Index, a broad-based measure of inflation, has risen by nearly 9% over the last 12 months
Aug. 10 2022
Perhaps this is common knowledge to all of you reading this, but it is worth repeating: It pays to invest time in low-stress stockmanship
Aug. 10 2022
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the August 2022 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
July 8 2022
Do you ever think about what you would do if you were rich? I am not talking about rich in land and assets, values and morals, or livelihood and opportunity. Farmers are already rich in those areas. I
July 8 2022
We know that inbreeding rates accelerated after the introduction of genomic selection in 2009. Part of this shift is simply because we are turning our generations over more rapidly, which raises inbre
July 8 2022
A lot of fairs are still using post-World War II dairy cattle barns built with old telephone poles, rough lumber rafters, and corrugated metal roofing
July 8 2022
A RATHER toothless commission was finally given a little bite when the Senate and House passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA)
July 8 2022
Crop protection often refers to the field and to agronomy. In agronomy, crop protection can take different forms, including insecticides or fungicides, with both aiming to maintain plant health when c
July 8 2022
The real estate industry has a well known and accepted saying: Location, location, location. It means the value of a property depends on where it is located, and the price of comparable properties in
July 8 2022
dairy producers are seeing record milk prices due to strong worldwide dairy consumption and milk production not quite able to keep up with that demand. Inflation and many world events are painting an
June 8 2022
The author is a professor emeritus at University of Illinois, Urbana.Questions are arriving from around the globe, inquiring about strategies to reduce feed costs given $7 to $8 per bushel corn and so
June 8 2022
Fertilizer is once again experiencing a seismic market disturbance. Instead of supply chains being disrupted by a worldwide pandemic, however, a significant portion of fertilizer’s woes can now...
June 8 2022
i do not remember a time when I did not identify myself as a farm girl. Even when I was a young child, the farm was my security
June 8 2022
in a not so far-off future, the most profitable dairies in the country may not be milking for money. Dairy farms will be milking cows for credit
May 10 2022
Farmers make many critical decisions prior to, during, and after harvesting forages. These decisions directly impact how well forage will ferment and be preserved for future feedout
May 10 2022
Do I need to worry about bird flu infecting my cattle?Wisconsin – H.C.I am hoping that by the time this column is in print, the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak