HD Notebook

Hoard’s Dairyman Jerseys evaluated by AJCA

Date: 
Wed, 07/03/2013

Association appraisal team applies final scores.

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manger

Shawn Styer The Hoard’s Dairyman Farm began in 1899 and Jerseys arrived in the fall of 2009 to join our long-established Guernsey herd. Read more

Precision dairy technologies will enhance cow care and management

Date: 
Tue, 07/02/2013

New dairy farm technologies were center stage at the Precision Dairy Conference last week.

by Abby (Huibregtse) Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor Read more

“Balance is the key to anything”

Date: 
Mon, 07/01/2013

Regancrest farm logo

Regancrest Farm strives to balance quality genetics and management.

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern Read more

California dairies get a few more price crumbs

Date: 
Fri, 06/28/2013

But the latest token increase comes with a stunning admission by the ag secretary.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

Producer milk prices will go up 12.5 cents per hundredweight for six months in California starting July 1, the result of the most recent producer petition for emergency price relief to help dairies cover their cost of production. Read more

Forages are key at the Hoard’s Dairyman Farm

Date: 
Thu, 06/27/2013

In the June Guernsey Breeders’ Journal, owners and mangers from the nation’s top-producing herds shared insight on their feeding programs.

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

Dairy Breakfast includes cows, concerts and energy converter

Date: 
Wed, 06/26/2013

Annual June event entertains and showcases technology.

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

Dane County is home to Wisconsin’s state capital, Madison. But, on June 8, the focus went from the city to the country as the Dane County’s 35th annual Breakfast was held in rural Waunakee at White Gold Dairy. Read more

Very few drinking their “3-A-Day”

Date: 
Tue, 06/25/2013

milk

Despite many promotional efforts, fluid milk consumption has been on the decline since the 1940s.

by Abby (Huibregtse) Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor Read more

Mowers and balers and hay pricing, oh my!

Date: 
Mon, 06/24/2013

2013 Farm Progress Hay Expo had plenty to see and learn about.

by Taylor Pires, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern Read more

In a surprising turn, the farm bill does not pass the House

Date: 
Fri, 06/21/2013

Despite strong support by House leaders, the farm bill is defeated with a 234 to 195 vote.

by Abby (Huibregtse) Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor

The path to a new farm bill hit another huge roadblock yesterday, as House members defeated their version of the bill by a 234 to 195 vote. A surprising 62 conservative Republicans joined 172 Democrats in the opposition. Read more

New Zealand plays U.S. dairying as a chump

Date: 
Thu, 06/20/2013

Our infighting and political shortsightedness make it easy to manipulate our markets.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

This blog post is a point-blank effort to draw attention to the half-page article that appears on page 426 in the June 2013 issue of Hoard’s Dairyman. Read more

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