HD Notebook

Senate looks the same after historic election

Date: 
Wed, 11/07/2012

The election is over. But for agriculture, little has changed in the powerful Senate.

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

Dairy youth apply their knowledge in written form

Date: 
Tue, 11/06/2012

Honors awarded on written exam scores at National 4-H Dairy Bowl contest

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager

Trent Dado and Cody Getschel

Written exam top scores: Trent Dado (2nd) and Cody Getschel (1st)
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Intermediate Champion Jersey named Grand at NAILE

Date: 
Mon, 11/05/2012

Top senior 3-year-old also was best udder of the show. Reserve Grand took home bred and owned honors.

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

Only seven points separated the three winning teams

Date: 
Mon, 11/05/2012

The Minnesota wins both college and 4-H; Cobleskill tops the post-secondary contest at NAILE.

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New York captures National 4-H Dairy Bowl Title

Date: 
Mon, 11/05/2012

Rematch of last year's finals had New York edging Wisconsin in 2012

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Three Midwest co-ops could merge by year’s end

Date: 
Fri, 11/02/2012

The new co-op to be called FarmFirst. It would rank second nationally for members.

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$20 milk isn’t special anymore

Date: 
Fri, 11/02/2012

2012 prices look good, but don’t mean much these days.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

There’s a cruel irony to what has been one of the most destructive financial years that dairying has ever seen: The Class III milk price average in 2012 is likely to be the third highest in history. Read more

Ill cattle alter activity compared to healthy herdmates

Date: 
Thu, 11/01/2012

Most medium and large sized herds experience transition period disorders. Activity monitoring could help detect disease sooner.

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Wisconsin’s future deserves a look to the past

Date: 
Wed, 10/31/2012

Wisconsin still leads in dairy farms and cheese, but gave the milk production title to California in 1993, nearly 20 years ago. What will the next few years bring?

by Lucas Sjostrom, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor

Change is inevitable. It’s a fact of life. But some changes can be prevented. Read more

Farm bill likely to pass during lame duck session

Date: 
Tue, 10/30/2012

However, Congress will have a full plate after next Tuesday’s election.

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