HD Notebook

When should heifers join your mature cow groups?

Fri, 07/06/2012

Heifers added after the night milking experienced fewer aggressive interactions.

by Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor Read more

A big change in New Zealand dairying

Thu, 07/05/2012

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

The U.S. isn’t the only place where dairy producer opinion is divided about the actions and motives of their cooperatives. Not by a long shot. Read more

Junior Holstein members elect leadership

Tue, 07/03/2012

Three new youth join national Junior Advisory Committee (JAC)

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager Read more

What doesn’t kill a herd mate doesn’t make her stronger

Mon, 07/02/2012

Manage BVDV risk factors to prevent persistently infected animals from damaging your herd

by Chelsey Johnson, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern Read more

California coalition is pushing for higher milk prices

Fri, 06/29/2012

Wide gap between state’s 4b price and federal Class III is inspiring cooperation.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor Read more

Supreme Court strikes down, in part, Arizona immigration law

Thu, 06/28/2012

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In a 5-3 ruling, the Supreme Court deemed that S.B. 1070 interfered with the federal government’s role as the sole authority on immigration law.

by Amanda Smith, Associate Editor, Hoard's Dairyman Read more

With love from colostrum

Wed, 06/27/2012

Sometimes the dairy language just doesn’t make sense to modern technology. Dairy farmers (and editors) must be extra careful to communicate clearly and avoid jargon.

by Lucas Sjostrom, Associate Editor, Hoard’s Dairyman Read more

A dairy thank you goes a long way

Tue, 06/26/2012

Showing appreciation for someone’s time or resources helps ensure it will continue.

by Patti Hurtgen, Online Media Manager, Hoard's Dairyman

Gratitude seems to be lost these days. A sincere thank you is replaced with a “Yea, thanks man.” Read more

With proper management, recycled manure solids are quality bedding

Mon, 06/25/2012

Researchers at the University of Minnesota conducted a study to better understand recycled manure solids.

by Chelsey Johnson, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern Read more

Genetic engineering: Who knows where it will go

Fri, 06/22/2012

Chinese low-lactose calf is likely just the beginning of dairy applications.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

Put on your Star Wars T-shirt; this is a subject where one’s imagination can run wild. Read more

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