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Consider your costs of milk production

Thursday, September 3, 2015

2014’s milk prices were really nice. 2015’s not so much.

Watch your herd’s fuel (feed) economy

Friday, August 28, 2015

Milk prices are lower than they were a year ago, so marginal income over feed costs are going to be lower this year compared to last year. We really need to be managing input costs and feed efficiency on dairy farms.

Hairy toads and dairy genetics

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Top sellers and solid, reliable milkers don’t just happen after a random mating between a great bull and cow, they require carefully planned genetic pairings and a lot of trial and error.

It’s getting hot in here: Paying attention to temperatures on dairy

Thursday, August 13, 2015

In some cases, we are collecting more information electronically on dairy farms than we know how to effectively use.

Look beyond your neighbor’s fence

Thursday, July 30, 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.

Clock ticking on 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program

Thursday, July 9, 2015

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.

First comes dairy month, then ice cream

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Lots of opportunity to celebrate dairy and dairy products.

Dairymen are American heroes

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Our American dairy farmers are heroes in their own right.

Would YOU want to sleep on your calf bedding?

Thursday, June 18, 2015

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?

Grab cattle market by the horns

Thursday, June 11, 2015

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

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