HD Notebook

Milk: option or necessity?

Date: 
Wed, 08/24/2011

Dairy farmers easily get their 3-a-day, but not everyone can drink milk.

Home-made signs in rural area promoting Last stop for milk for 19 miles
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Consumers love farmers

Date: 
Tue, 08/23/2011

The romanticism of farmers and cowboys has been portrayed in movies and on television for decades. The strong jaw lines, those rugged looks, wholesome smile, yet a sweet spot in their hearts for their animals, draws people to those closest to the earth and its creatures. However, there is a disconnect. Read more

Bert Stewart: Always a student

Date: 
Mon, 08/22/2011

Hoard’s Expo Supplement to profile top showman, judge, and educator.

Bert Stewart leading a Holstein at World Dairy Expo Read more

Cows, tuxedos, and glitter

Date: 
Sat, 08/20/2011

A little bit of dairy pageantry may go a long way with a consumer.

2011 Wisconsin Holstein Futurity Winner Read more

Forecast sees more corn for fuel than feed

Date: 
Fri, 08/19/2011

USDA expects ethanol to use the biggest share of 2011 crop.

For the first time ever, ethanol plants are expected to use more of the nation’s corn crop in 2011 than livestock producers do. If that happens, it means $7-per-bushel corn prices may not go away anytime soon. Read more

Milk production forecast wanes

Date: 
Thu, 08/18/2011

The UDSA, in a report released last Thursday, lowered the anticipated milk production for 2011. Commodity price forecasts remain strong.

Dairy Down Under: Say Cheese!

Date: 
Wed, 08/17/2011

More dairy tales from Tasmania from Washington State University student, Anna Gibson.

“Washington State University has been making award-winning cheese and ice cream since the 1930s!” I said in my best Glenn Johnson, “Voice of the cougars,” voice I could do. Read more

The tradition of dairy twilight meetings

Date: 
Tue, 08/16/2011

Where dairy farms are plentiful, the tradition continues.


Bill Barlass explains some plans for the future to the crowd during last night’s twilight meeting at Barlass Jerseys. Read more

Hate high hay shipping costs? This won’t help

Date: 
Mon, 08/15/2011

Guess which costs more: far away by ship or close by truck?

Benefit from 3-A-Day

Date: 
Sat, 08/13/2011

Elevated levels of dairy product consumption during teen years has life-long benefits

Dairy product consumption in adults has been associated with a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes (T2D). Tracing this trend back, researchers set out to evaluate the relationship between dairy product consumption during adolescence and risk of Type 2 diabetes in adulthood. Read more

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