HD Notebook

Odds of living to 100 are rising fast

Fri, 01/11/2013

It’s a trend that has implications for your family and your business.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

Which are there more of in the U.S. today – dairy farms or people who are at least 100 years old? Read more

Want more dairy knowledge?

Thu, 01/10/2013

dairy bowl

Here’s a look at some additional questions from our 2012 issues.

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

Golden Guernsey is bankrupt

Wed, 01/09/2013

The 83-year-old Milwaukee plant closed its doors Saturday. Golden Guernsey’s owner has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.

by Lucas Sjostrom, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor Read more

Spending has shifted towards restaurant dining

Tue, 01/08/2013

Lifestyle differences drive change.

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager
youth dining in a restaurant Read more

Golden Guernsey plant closed unexpectedly

Mon, 01/07/2013

After the U.S. Department of Justice ordered Dean Foods to divest of Golden Guernsey in August 2011, plant barely lasts a year under new ownership.

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

Best of '12: Whatever you’ve heard about California's situation, it’s worse

Fri, 01/04/2013

Over the holidays, we will be sharing some of our most-viewed blogs of 2012. If you missed them earlier, we've got them ready to start 2013.

The industry is crippled, it will likely get worse and it may never recover.

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

Best of '12: Holstein Association adjusts classification scorecard

Thu, 01/03/2013

Effective in September 2012, there are new breakdowns for final score.

by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

Holstein Association USA classifier Willis Gunst spoke at a twilight meeting in Wisconsin to share the new classification changes with Holstein breeders and to answer questions they have on the program. A video details the highlights. Read more

Farm Bill: The process will start over in 2013

Wed, 01/02/2013

MILC gets renewed; it will yield little for dairy producers.

by Corey Geiger, Hoard’s Dairyman Assistant Managing Editor

When all is said and done, the farm bill basically was extended for one year. That is because language to renew most of its old components was inserted into legislation passed on New Year’s Day to avert the fiscal cliff. Read more

Ten things we learned in 2012

Tue, 01/01/2013

Lessons learned and wisdom gained . . . hopefully.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

Every event in life is a learning experience, even if what you learn is “I don’t want to do that again.” The same can be said of 2012. It was a year that flew by but still left many lessons for dairy producers. Here are a few: Read more

Farm Bill: Congress is now keeping farmer’s hours to avert the dairy cliff

Mon, 12/31/2012

As 2012 comes to a close, the halls of Congress will look like a well-lighted dairy barn.

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

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