HD Notebook

2012 milk prices: good, bad and ugly

Date: 
Fri, 01/18/2013

It was another year of profitability struggle for milk producers.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

Another milk price year is in the rear view mirror, so it’s time to sort through the rubble and see what it says. Read more

Grouping cows yields benefits

Date: 
Thu, 01/17/2013

Housing the dairy herd in specific groups promotes increased milk production.

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager
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The political climate might be ready for immigration reform

Date: 
Wed, 01/16/2013

The National Milk Producers Federation is among the eleven members of the Agriculture Workforce Coalition that will provide a uniform voice on agricultural labor needs.

by Corey Geiger, Hoard’s Dairyman Managing Editor Read more

Vilsack continues to lead in 2013

Date: 
Tue, 01/15/2013

Tom Vilsack

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack confirmed that he had accepted the challenge of continuing as Secretary of Agriculture for another term.

by Lucas Sjostrom, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor Read more

It’s cow judging contest season

Date: 
Mon, 01/14/2013

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The Hoard’s Dairyman Cow Judging Contest has officially started. To order free reprints, call or email today.

by Corey Geiger, Hoard’s Dairyman Managing Editor Read more

Odds of living to 100 are rising fast

Date: 
Fri, 01/11/2013

It’s a trend that has implications for your family and your business.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

Which are there more of in the U.S. today – dairy farms or people who are at least 100 years old? Read more

Want more dairy knowledge?

Date: 
Thu, 01/10/2013

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Here’s a look at some additional questions from our 2012 issues.

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

Golden Guernsey is bankrupt

Date: 
Wed, 01/09/2013

The 83-year-old Milwaukee plant closed its doors Saturday. Golden Guernsey’s owner has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.

by Lucas Sjostrom, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor Read more

Spending has shifted towards restaurant dining

Date: 
Tue, 01/08/2013

Lifestyle differences drive change.

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager
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Golden Guernsey plant closed unexpectedly

Date: 
Mon, 01/07/2013

After the U.S. Department of Justice ordered Dean Foods to divest of Golden Guernsey in August 2011, plant barely lasts a year under new ownership.

by Corey Geiger, Hoard’s Dairyman Managing Editor Read more

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