HD Notebook

We’re beef producers, too

Wed, 12/14/2011

Beef checkoff

Dairy producers account for a sizeable portion (about 10 percent) of the nation’s meat case, in addition to our dairy products. Participating and networking at beef meetings can help us learn and share our side of the story.

A Special Gift for Your Dairy Friends

Tue, 12/13/2011

Shopping for dairy people is not an easy task.

”FosterIt seems to be a struggle to purchase a Christmas gift for those that spend the majority of their life surrounded by cows and calves. Read more

Antibiotics use in food animals: Necessary. Responsible. Ethical.

Mon, 12/12/2011

Media oversimplification of so complex an issue often misleads consumers.

It was yet another preeminent national symposium whose sound-bites you didn’t see on the evening news. Read more

December Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List ready to download

Fri, 12/09/2011

Top 50 genomic Holstein bulls are all over 788 Net Merit.

Is your dairy ready for an OSHA visit?

Thu, 12/08/2011

OSHA logo

A webinar hosted by the UW Center for Agricultural Safety and Health on Tuesday honed in on what producers can expect should OSHA visit their dairy.

Heat stress road show rolls on

Wed, 12/07/2011

Experts from the University of Florida and Texas A&M continue their road show in the U.S. next spring.

We joined nearly 50 dairy producers in Okeechobee, Fla., yesterday for the first leg of the Heat Stress Road Show. The presentations were full of great statistics and facts based on research done at many universities in North America and Europe. Read more

Dairy product production continues to grow

Tue, 12/06/2011

Cheese, butter, and frozen products production each swelled by more than 1 percent in October.

On Thursday, the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released its estimates for October dairy product production in the U.S. Read more

Creating Dairyland makes a great Christmas present

Mon, 12/05/2011

Creating Dairyland

Creatively written book chronicles Wisconsin’s growth as a major dairy state.

Second biggest U.S. dairy cooperative getting new CEO

Fri, 12/02/2011

California group’s leader previously worked for New Zealand export giant Fonterra

Andrei Mikhalevsky Read more

Land price bubble, or sound economics?

Thu, 12/01/2011

The main question at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Rising Farmland Values: Causes & Cautions was: Is there a bubble? The quick answer is: No.

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