HD Notebook

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

Interns are vital to our editorial team

Date: 
Wed, 06/19/2013

Hoard’s Dairyman first launched an internship program in 1989, and it has remained a solid part of our editorial coverage for the past 25 years.

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

Event at local restaurant promotes dairy

Date: 
Tue, 06/18/2013

4-H clubs work to educate the public about the dairy industry.

4-H member dressed as the 4-H mascot by Patti Hurtgen,
Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager
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National Dairy FARM Program videos hit 300,000 views last week

Date: 
Mon, 06/17/2013

Resources available on the National Dairy FARM Program YouTube channel have been viewed 300,000 times since 2010.

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

Yes, California’s pricing system IS killing its dairies

Date: 
Fri, 06/14/2013

Rather than low prices, a top cheese maker believes the reason is the system itself.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

Not since the dairy farmer revolt in the mid-1960s that led to creation of the Gonsalves Milk Pooling Act and a statewide pricing formula in 1969, has there been such deep producer pricing anger in California as this year and last. Read more

A century old concept revolutionized ration balancing

Date: 
Thu, 06/13/2013

In the 1916 issues of Hoard’s Dairyman, Dr. E.V. McCollum first reported the discovery of vitamins.

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

Feeding calves milk ad lib boosts immune system and average daily gains

Date: 
Wed, 06/12/2013

Hoard’s Dairyman webinar shares insight into feeding calves in group housing.

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

June 2013 webinar cover slide Read more

The farm bill passed through the Senate last night

Date: 
Tue, 06/11/2013

With approval by the Senate, more pressure is now placed on the House to reach an agreement on the farm bill yet this summer.

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

On Monday evening, the farm bill passed through the Senate by a bipartisan 66-27 vote. Read more

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