HD Notebook

Dairy Down Under: Find your passion, and you’ll never have to work again

Tue, 08/30/2011


WSU student Anna Gibson shares more adventures from working on a dairy in Tasmania.

Working in the dairy industry, I have witnessed amazing moments: a calf’s first breath, perfect sunrises, cows recovering from illness, and countless moments where I can Read more

People really do think their food comes from the store!

Mon, 08/29/2011

Cans, boxes, and bottles are not food sources. We have the world’s largest food supply, thanks to farmers.

by Kelly Wood, administrative assistant, Hoard’s Dairyman editorial department

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Start thinking about next summer's internships

Sat, 08/27/2011

Although it may not seem like it, application season is right around the corner. Preparing well can land you your dream internship.

Breakthrough sexed semen process claimed

Fri, 08/26/2011

Drastically lower prices would seem likely if it works as advertised

Chocolate milk’s makeover

Thu, 08/25/2011

Student drinking chocolate milk Read more

Milk: option or necessity?

Wed, 08/24/2011

Dairy farmers easily get their 3-a-day, but not everyone can drink milk.

Home-made signs in rural area promoting Last stop for milk for 19 miles
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Consumers love farmers

Tue, 08/23/2011

The romanticism of farmers and cowboys has been portrayed in movies and on television for decades. The strong jaw lines, those rugged looks, wholesome smile, yet a sweet spot in their hearts for their animals, draws people to those closest to the earth and its creatures. However, there is a disconnect. Read more

Bert Stewart: Always a student

Mon, 08/22/2011

Hoard’s Expo Supplement to profile top showman, judge, and educator.

Bert Stewart leading a Holstein at World Dairy Expo Read more

Cows, tuxedos, and glitter

Sat, 08/20/2011

A little bit of dairy pageantry may go a long way with a consumer.

2011 Wisconsin Holstein Futurity Winner Read more

Forecast sees more corn for fuel than feed

Fri, 08/19/2011

USDA expects ethanol to use the biggest share of 2011 crop.

For the first time ever, ethanol plants are expected to use more of the nation’s corn crop in 2011 than livestock producers do. If that happens, it means $7-per-bushel corn prices may not go away anytime soon. Read more

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