HD Notebook

Ten common OSHA dairy violations

Date: 
Fri, 03/02/2012

Most are easily preventable . . . and can be very expensive if they aren’t.

The specific list of most common dairy violations varies from state to state, but not by much, says Blane Adams, a loss control specialist with Winton Ireland Strom & Green insurance agency in Turlock, Calif. He adds that every state does have two things in common: Read more

Keep your herd, and heifers, moving forward

Date: 
Thu, 03/01/2012

Once you adopt a genomic testing program on heifers, you must be willing to commit.

Book review: A Rat is a Pig is a Dog is a Boy

Date: 
Wed, 02/29/2012

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Sire joins the Millionaire club

Date: 
Tue, 02/28/2012

Genetic and genomic giant, Picston Shottle, has added one more credential to his long list of accomplishments.

U.S. dairy farm numbers drop by 1,621 — now total 51,481

Date: 
Mon, 02/27/2012

That’s the smallest drop, both percentage and actual, since 1992.

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Donors beginning to turn against HSUS

Date: 
Fri, 02/24/2012

Federal Trade Commission is getting an earful from people who feel deceived and mislead.

”HSUSSlowly but surely, word is sinking in with consumers about a different and much less noble image of Humane Society of the United States. Read more

South Dakota is open to the dairy industry

Date: 
Thu, 02/23/2012

With few of its citizens more than one generation removed from the farm, South Dakota has an affinity for agriculture and is ready for dairy industry growth.

Governor Dennis Daugaard Read more

World trends to watch through 2050

Date: 
Wed, 02/22/2012

Johanna Nesseth Tuttle

We hear time and again that we’ll need to feed 9 billion people in 2050. But what else will change in the next 38 years?

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Steady milk production growth continued in 2011

Date: 
Tue, 02/21/2012

milk production

For back-to-back years, U.S. milk output rose by a remarkably uniform 1.8 percent.

Echoes of ‘09 at World Ag Expo 2012

Date: 
Mon, 02/20/2012

Economic reverberations took a toll on big outdoor equipment displays.

Mud, sun, warmth, cold, crowds, and fun were all part of the familiar mix at World Ag Expo last week in Tulare, Calif. But it’s what was not there that was the show’s biggest dairy story. Read more

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