HD Notebook

Milk may be white but it’s meeting the green challenge

Date: 
Mon, 02/11/2013

With milk per cow up over 450 percent since 1944, U.S. milk production has reduced its carbon footprint.

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

Curtain about to rise at World Ag Expo

Date: 
Fri, 02/08/2013

Farming’s biggest show takes the stage February 12-13-14.

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

High forage is their dietary strategy

Date: 
Thu, 02/07/2013

While feeding high-forage diets has economic advantages, there are challenges inherent in its adoption.

by Amanda Smith, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor

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Trying to do more with less

Date: 
Wed, 02/06/2013

Time and resources limit teaching efforts. Contests should facilitate learning, not just provide scores.

FFA members judge dairy cattleby Patti Hurtgen,
Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager
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“God made a farmer,” but did he make an advocate?

Date: 
Tue, 02/05/2013

Dodge’s Super Bowl commercial easily struck a cord with farmers across the U.S. But average Americans found a way to relate, too.

by Lucas Sjostrom, contributing editor

“On the 8th day,” Paul Harvey begins, “God looked down on his planned paradise and said, ‘I need a caretaker.’”

With that, my Super Bowl party fell silent. Did yours? Read more

Milk production and dairy farms continue to consolidate

Date: 
Mon, 02/04/2013

Only 193 of our nation’s 3,143 counties accounted for 75 percent of all milk production. Put another way, 10,000 farms produced 80 percent of the U.S. milk.

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

Milk quality superstars honored

Date: 
Fri, 02/01/2013

Awards celebrate what is already occurring on dairy farms.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

Excellence in what is not only possible for the production of superb quality milk, but what is already taking place on U.S. dairy farms, was celebrated January 29 at the 52nd annual National Mastitis Council (NMC) meeting in San Diego, Calif. Read more

Immigration reform could be on the horizon

Date: 
Thu, 01/31/2013

Senate proposal lays out separate path for farm labor with immigration reform.

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

Wisconsin State Fair to change entry protocol

Date: 
Wed, 01/30/2013

The long-standing county quota system has been eliminated.

boy with Guernsey calfBy Patti Hurtgen,
Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager
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Dairy product standards are outdated

Date: 
Tue, 01/29/2013

The International Dairy Foods Association plans to introduce federal legislation to update some of these dairy standards.

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

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