HD Notebook

Event at local restaurant promotes dairy

Date: 
Tue, 06/18/2013

4-H clubs work to educate the public about the dairy industry.

4-H member dressed as the 4-H mascot by Patti Hurtgen,
Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager
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National Dairy FARM Program videos hit 300,000 views last week

Date: 
Mon, 06/17/2013

Resources available on the National Dairy FARM Program YouTube channel have been viewed 300,000 times since 2010.

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

Yes, California’s pricing system IS killing its dairies

Date: 
Fri, 06/14/2013

Rather than low prices, a top cheese maker believes the reason is the system itself.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

Not since the dairy farmer revolt in the mid-1960s that led to creation of the Gonsalves Milk Pooling Act and a statewide pricing formula in 1969, has there been such deep producer pricing anger in California as this year and last. Read more

A century old concept revolutionized ration balancing

Date: 
Thu, 06/13/2013

In the 1916 issues of Hoard’s Dairyman, Dr. E.V. McCollum first reported the discovery of vitamins.

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

Feeding calves milk ad lib boosts immune system and average daily gains

Date: 
Wed, 06/12/2013

Hoard’s Dairyman webinar shares insight into feeding calves in group housing.

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

June 2013 webinar cover slide Read more

The farm bill passed through the Senate last night

Date: 
Tue, 06/11/2013

With approval by the Senate, more pressure is now placed on the House to reach an agreement on the farm bill yet this summer.

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

On Monday evening, the farm bill passed through the Senate by a bipartisan 66-27 vote. Read more

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

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