HD Notebook

Beef supply at 5-year low

Date: 
Fri, 07/02/2010

In addition to milk, dairies are also constant producers of beef. This is a huge reason why USDA’s latest monthly Cold Storage report should factor into their summer management plans. Read more

Financials: better but not good

Date: 
Thu, 07/01/2010

Last winter, things were looking up milk price wise, but rising milk production, sluggish demand, and climbing dairy product inventories caught up with us. Now, it looks like 2010 is going to be better financially for many operations but still is not going to be good. Read more

Hoard Jerseys see the appraiser

Date: 
Wed, 06/30/2010

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Getting hooked on Minnesota: 2010 National Holstein Convention

Date: 
Wed, 06/30/2010

Bloomington, Minn., is the site of this year's National Holstein Convention. Excellent weather welcomed Holstein breeders and juniors from across the country. Read more

Hoard Guernsey herd has four new Excellent cows

Date: 
Tue, 06/29/2010

In addition, to unveiling the new Foster Mothers of the Human Race painting earlier this month, the Hoard's Dairyman Farm appraised both the Hoard Guernsey and Jersey herds. Here are a few highlights from classification day:

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Cooperatives not a Department of Justice target

Date: 
Mon, 06/28/2010

Testimony at the third of five USDA—Department of Justice workshops kicked off Friday morning, June 25, in Madison, Wis. These workshops are designed to investigate competition and regulatory issues within agriculture. Read more

Texas vet team is ready to ride to the rescue

Date: 
Fri, 06/25/2010

It’s not exactly like M*A*S*H, but if you squint there’s definitely a similarity.

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Milk price outlook improves slightly

Date: 
Thu, 06/24/2010

The Class III price is projected to average $13.95 to $14.35 per hundredweight in 2010, according to USDA's June 18 Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook Report. The 2010 average through May is $13.57. USDA forecasts that the Class III average for 2011 will climb to between $14.35 and $15.35 per hundredweight. Read more

CARE bill could hinder our youth leasing programs

Date: 
Wed, 06/23/2010

One of the most successful opportunities to get nonfarm youth excited about the dairy industry we've witnessed is leasing programs through 4-H, FFA, or breed groups.

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Win a trip to the AgChat Foundation’s Agvocacy 2.0!

Date: 
Tue, 06/22/2010

NutriDense Silage kicked off their Web Moo.0 Contest last week in celebration of June’s National Dairy Month.

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