Hoard's Dairyman Featured Articles 2011


Hoard's Dairyman began in 1885 and is published 20 times per year. Below are article features that have appeared in our 2011 magazines. If you would like to subscribe to our magazine, click this link.

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December 2011

December 2011 Bull List
Land is worth more when it is closer
Genetic agreements to be available for public review
December's Handy Hint

November 2011

Cold weather impedes calf growth
Focus on the big three when buying seed corn
Editorial: Dairy Security Act in the best interest of our industry
November's Handy Hint

October 25, 2011

Presenting the Grand Champions from WDE
WDE's Youth Contests' Results
Nine must do's when bringing young producers on board
October 25's Handy Hint

October 10, 2011

Is it time to pursue a global dairy player strategy?
Will the three-year price cycle sack milk prices?
Dairy reform package introduced in Congress
October 10's Handy Hint

September 25, 2011

EDITORIAL: Should you buy more land?
Advice from a consultant on using consultants
Curb the rumen pH roller coaster
September 25's Handy Hint

September 10, 2011

Temperature & moisture drive corn silage yields, values
What we’ve learned about genomics . . . so far
Bert Stewart: Always a student
September 10's Handy Hint

August 25, 2011

August 2011 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List
Today, $20 milk covers less margin
New use for genomics: “Haplotypes affecting fertility”
August 25's Handy Hint

August 10, 2011

American agriculture may be in for a major change
Hoof health may have major genetic component
Corn Silage: High-chop or traditional cut?
August 10's Handy Hint

July 2011

How the FFTF would have affected the Hoard Farm
Editorial: FFTF’s impact on our farm; Questions remain
Editorial: More transparency and debate needed
July's Handy Hint

June 2011

Editorial: Keep chocolate milk in schools
Changes continue at the Hoard's Dairyman Farm
Why all the “buzz” about dairy margins?
June's Handy Hint

May 25, 2011

What others are charging for custom work
Is there an alternative to $8 corn?
Editorial: We should feed the world, how?
May 25's Handy Hint

May 10, 2011

Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest: 490s top Junior and Senior divisions
The Federation’s bold proposal
How the Southeast is different
May 10's Handy Hint

April 25, 2011

2011 Cow Judging Contest Placings
April 2011 Bull List
Editorial: High grain prices hit producers twice
April 25's Handy Hint

April 10, 2011

Mailbox prices rose $3.47 to $16.29
Dealing with those high SCC cows
Eight All American nominees in contest
April 10's Handy Hint

March 25, 2011

How safe is your farm?
Is leasing or conventional financing a better option?
Cow PTAs to get more adjustments in April
March 25's Handy Hint

March 10, 2011

Heifers are still too old when they calve
Genomics being adopted at a swift pace
Only 1,805 fewer dairy farms last year
March 10's Handy Hint

February 25, 2011

Vet Column: Lost two first-calf heifers
Growth management splits industry
What, pray tell, is a factory farm?
February 25's Handy Hint

February 10, 2011

What breeds make up the national herd?
EDITORIAL: Budgets force tough questions at colleges
Four million soil samples reveal fertility shifts
February 10's Handy Hint

January 25, 2011

Why treatment protocols are so important
Clearing the air on livestock and climate change
World Ag Expo Supplement
January 25's Handy Hint

January 10, 2011

Calves’ needs go up during winter
From Europe, a glimpse of the future
Speaking out . . .It’s time to repackage hundredweights
January 10's Handy Hint