HD Notebook

America Revealed skims the food production surface

Date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012

Documentary explores the systems that make up our nation.

by Hoard's Dairyman staff

Hosted by "Survivor: Cook Islands" winner, Yul Kwon, the most recent PBS series, "America Revealed," provides a general overview of four key systems that keep our nation thriving: food, energy, manufacturing, and transportation. Read more

Agriculture majors ARE worth it!

Date: 
Wed, 04/18/2012

A recent article from The Wall Street Journal, paired with our analysis, shows agriculture majors still have some worth.

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Farm injuries to children cost $1.423 billion annually

Date: 
Tue, 04/17/2012

Boy helping feed bottle calf with adult

Share the safety aspect of your operation to promote prevention

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Genetic leaders to deliberate on future genetic evaluations

Date: 
Mon, 04/16/2012

Transferring genetic evaluations from USDA to the private sector is the issue.

artificial insemination straws

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The squeeze tightens on milk price buying power

Date: 
Fri, 04/13/2012

When adjusted for inflation, the 41-year trend for producer prices is awful.

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How does $3 milk sound? Read more

Sustainability award recipient shares their story

Date: 
Thu, 04/12/2012

Yesterday, Holsum Dairies, LLC opened their farm to the public, sharing the many ways it’s committed to environmental stewardship.

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What’s food worth anyway?

Date: 
Wed, 04/11/2012

Food has become amazingly inexpensive since World War II. Is agriculture to be celebrated, or to blame?

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Bedding will impact the time she spends lying down

Date: 
Tue, 04/10/2012

As producers, are we keyed in to what our cow’s behavior tells us?

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April Hoard’s Dairyman Bull List ready to download

Date: 
Mon, 04/09/2012

Top 50 genomic Holstein bulls are all over 792 Net Merit.

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FDA scrutinizing extralabel and feed drug use

Date: 
Fri, 04/06/2012

Big changes and much stricter rules are looking very likely.

by Hoard's Dairyman staff

Enormous change appears to be coming in the way dairies and other livestock operations are accustomed to using pharmaceuticals on their animals, says Christine Hoang, D.V.M. and Assistant Director of the Scientific Activities Division of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Much stricter laws about the use of cephalosporins, including any use not stated on the label and any use for disease prevention, go into effect today (April 6). Longer term, she says the Food and Drug Administration is considering much tougher laws about extralabel use of antimicrobials in general, and their subtherapeutic use in feeds in particular. Read more

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