HD Notebook

Got a project? Here’s some help

Thu, 07/19/2012

Many of us think of great ideas for service, agricultural awareness and just plain fun projects to do in our communities. But all take time and money, so here are some ideas that could help.

by Lucas Sjostrom, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor

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The boom is going to bust

Wed, 07/18/2012

Federal Reserve Bank

The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank left attendees with more questions than answers for the future of crop and livestock farming. Agricultural economists, investors and bankers generally agreed that land prices will drop, but gave no firm indication of when or how far.

Hoard’s Dairyman Farm replica on display at Dairy Shrine

Tue, 07/17/2012

Miniature modern dairy farm created to showcase current dairy facilities.

by Patti Hurtgen, Online Media Manager, Hoard’s Dairyman

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Don’t try to tackle your to-do list

Mon, 07/16/2012

Be realistic when managing your to-do list instead of being discouraged when you don’t complete it.

by Chelsey Johnson, Hoard’s Dairyman Editorial Intern Read more

Uh-oh, they’re back

Fri, 07/13/2012

Midwest heat wave pushes prices back above $7 per bushel.

by Dennis Halladay, Hoard’s Dairyman Western Editor

Uh-oh, they’re back.

After a quiet enough spring, corn prices roared back to life this month and shot past $7 per bushel as scorching temperatures and dry skies withered fields in America’s Heartland. Read more

Brown Swiss and Holstein conclude sale of remarqued Foster Mothers

Thu, 07/12/2012

Proceeds went to support each breed’s youth organization.

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“Do real stuff” urges Temple Grandin

Wed, 07/11/2012

No doubt, there’s no modern animal scientist who has received as much recognition in recent years as Temple Grandin. She recently spoke to graduates of her alma mater, Franklin Pierce University, on May 12, 2012.

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Share a segment of the dairy industry that interests you

Tue, 07/10/2012

Educate the public about dairy with educational displays.

by Patti Hurtgen, Online Media Manager, Hoard's Dairyman Read more

Help nonfarming neighbors and they will help you

Mon, 07/09/2012

Farmers drop everything to help another farmer, but what about our nonfarming neighbors?

by Chelsey Johnson, Hoard's Dairyman Editorial Intern Read more

When should heifers join your mature cow groups?

Fri, 07/06/2012

Heifers added after the night milking experienced fewer aggressive interactions.

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

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