Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Too cold, too hot, too dry, too wet. Had I looked over my neighbor’s fence this last spring and early summer, I would have concluded that we had received way too much rain.

The Margin Protection Program replaced the Milk Income Loss Contract program and the $9.90 minimum Class III support price programs for U.S. dairy farmers.

Lots of opportunity to celebrate dairy and dairy products.

Our American dairy farmers are heroes in their own right.

Bed your dairy calves as if you (the bedder) were spending the day or night on it. If the bedder wouldn’t want to spend the next 12 hours living there, why would the calf?

If you raise cattle, whether dairy or beef, at some point you've probably heard about 'The Cattle Cycle.'
emergent corn

In the first week of May, American farmers seeded over 35 percent of this year’s projected corn acreage — in one week!

With new forages being harvested, rations are about to change.

Debt. A four-letter word, but not necessarily a “bad” word. The majority of Ohio’s dairy farms have debt, and it makes good business sense...

The vision, the goals, the super human effort came together for everyone at DairyPalooza Northeast held at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds.