HD Notebook

U.S. dairy exports should remain strong this year

Date: 
Mon, 06/10/2013

While soft sales late last year do toss up a red flag, demand for dairy products in leading U.S. markets should remain strong throughout 2013.

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

Expect cottonseed prices to be higher this year

Date: 
Fri, 06/07/2013

cottonseed

A 20 percent drop in supply is predicted in 2013.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

A record corn crop and lower prices – keep your fingers crossed – are still forecast for 2013, but the same can’t be said for whole cottonseed. Read more

We must monitor to manage mastitis

Date: 
Thu, 06/06/2013

Mastitis occurs in individual cows. Our control programs are designed for the whole herd.

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

June is Dairy Month kicks off

Date: 
Wed, 06/05/2013

Madison hosts thousands to promote the dairy industry.

girl eating ice cream cone at Cows on the Concourse
by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager Read more

Grouping strategies affect transition cow health

Date: 
Tue, 06/04/2013

Transition cows need more than just a separate pen during this time of weakened immune response.

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

California’s dairy production costs rose by double digits

Date: 
Mon, 06/03/2013

For the second straight year, California’s cost to produce milk jumped over 10 percent. Nearly all the higher costs were due to higher feed prices.

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

First in milk production, last in air quality

Date: 
Fri, 05/31/2013

Why California dairies should plan on having strict emissions regulations forever.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor Read more

Somatic cells: the best indicator of subclinical infections

Date: 
Thu, 05/30/2013

All farms should develop an annual udder health plan to measure and monitor its milk quality goals.

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

Focus on your open cows

Date: 
Wed, 05/29/2013

We aren’t dealing with salmon or deer. It’s much more difficult to get our cows pregnant.

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

Good water quality supports good quality milk production

Date: 
Tue, 05/28/2013

A field study done by Penn State Extension suggests water quality may be linked to dairy herd milk production.

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

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