Hoard's Dairyman Featured Articles 2013


Hoard's Dairyman began in 1885 and is published 20 times per year. Below are article features that have appeared in our 2013 magazines. If you would like to subscribe to our magazine, click this link.

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December 2013

Improved margins will encourage production
Model what Mom would do
December 2013 Hoard's Dairyman Bull List.
Handy Hint December

November 2013

Dairy breeds have shifted with the milk markets
Editorial: Cattle are a food waste solution
A global tone to the 2014 U.S. dairy outlook
Handy Hint November

October 25, 2013

Corporate concentration affects us all
Editorial: Cities need to improve waste handling, too
Seven financial steps top managers enact
Handy Hint October 25

October 10, 2013

What separates the top 20 percent?
Soil compaction can rob long-term crop yields
Sustained profits could be on the horizon
Handy Hint October 10

September 25, 2013

Editorial: Can dairy curriculums survive cutting axe?
The impending liquidity shift
Do our cows lack strength?
Handy Hint September 25

September 10, 2013

Lameness can be beaten
Hoard's Dairyman August 2013 Bull List
Margins could improve but markets remain sensitive
Handy Hint September 10

August 25, 2013

We can make better corn silage
Editorial: Whey could become the next big cheese
How many heifers?
Handy Hint August 25

August 10, 2013

Do we have room to grow?
Are you leaving money on the table?
Hoard's Dairyman Editorial: Permanent law has kept the farm bill top of mind
Handy Hint August 10

July 2013

Who wins and loses without classified pricing?
Hoard's Dairyman Editorial: Farm bill’s future appears bleak
Hooked on low interest
Handy Hint July

June 2013

Lameness and lying time are linked
Producers and Co-ops face an uphill battle
Yes, California's pricing system is killing its dairies
Speaking out . . . Food is our first line of defense
Handy Hint June

May 25, 2013

Dairy proposals offer effective catastrophic insurance
Editorial: Alternatives needed to lower scc limit
April’s genetic evaluations ushered in a new era
Handy Hint May 25

May 10, 2013

Are you ready for fly season?
Hoard's Dairyman Editorial: Swapping one European protection for another
Hoard's Dairyman Editorial: More food, less waste needed in the future
Handy Hint May 10

April 25, 2013

Are we graduating the right graduates?
Repeated sampling generates the best rations
California’s pricing system is killing its dairies
Handy Hint April 25

April 10, 2013

The dairy dozen: 12 key financial indicators
Hoard's Dairyman Editorial: FDA petition would expand product options
Greek yogurt brings value to all
Handy Hint April 10

March 25, 2013

We’re creating cow islands
Editorial: Students deserve a better milk experience
The three c’s of farming
Handy Hint March 25

March 10, 2013

Take a holistic look at hoof health
Editorial: We need to curb inbreeding rates
Most agree fluid milk can rebound
Handy Hint March 10

February 25, 2013

Domestic markets to face slower growth
Hoard's Dairyman Editorial: Maybe a little dirt and bacteria are good for us
Udder health is an animal breeding success story
Handy Hint February 25

February 10, 2013

Dairy farmers have a new friend in Congress
Editorial: Abrupt plant closure highlights larger problem
Editorial: it’s time to overhaul immigration
Handy Hint February 10

January 25, 2013

Better taste comes from adding more dairy
Editorial: Farm bill patch job offered little for dairy
Excellence is not accidental
Handy Hint January 25

January 10, 2013

Winning forage entries don’t make winning rations
Land: Good buy or at the market high?
Genomics will continue to open new doors
Handy Hint January 10