HD Notebook

Counting Kids to Maintain Farm Safety

Date: 
Tue, 04/24/2012

Adequate adult supervision leads to a safer farm experience

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Idaho and Oregon will slash their SCC limit on July 1

Date: 
Mon, 04/23/2012

Maximum standard for farm shipments will drop to 400,000 and 500,000.

by Hoard's Dairyman staff

Idaho and Oregon will become the leaders in U.S. raw milk quality in coming months, when maximum somatic cell count limits for farm milk shipments in those states drop to 400,000 and 500,000, respectively. Read more

March milk flow up 4.2 percent

Date: 
Fri, 04/20/2012

Cows in rotaty parlor viewed from front

The spring flush has arrived early with January to March milk up 5.2 percent nationally.

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America Revealed skims the food production surface

Date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012

Documentary explores the systems that make up our nation.

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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.

by Hoard's Dairyman staff

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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