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Nov. 9 2015
Empire State continues dairy bowl dominance. By Corey A. Geiger, Managing Editor With teams from coast to coast, the 36th North American 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl once again fielded an extremely competitive...
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Nov. 6 2015
Where people shop for food is constantly moving away from traditional outlets. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor More and more these days, taking a quick trip down to the grocery store...
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Nov. 4 2015
A deep dip in rumination during the week prior to calving could hint that a cow is on track to develop a health disorder. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor While it's strongly driven by...
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Nov. 4 2015
One Wisconsin county is looking to take advantage of new manure treatment technology to turn manure into usable water. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor Manure may be animal waste, but a...
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Nov. 3 2015
Three years running and six wins in 11 years. By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager Coach Baird, Tanner Goodlett, Marissa Allen, Jacob Whitely and Ryan Linton Winning the 2015 National...
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Nov. 2 2015
Prussic acid and nitrate poisoning should be a concern as first frosts arrive. By Maggie Seiler, Special Publications Editor As autumn progresses, it is accompanied by cool weather, better milk production...
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Oct. 30 2015
FARM program has moved up its deadline to stop the practice by 2017. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor Time is running out faster than ever on the routine tail docking of dairy cows -...
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Oct. 28 2015
Now is the time to conduct a postmortem on your heat stress mitigation plan and evaluate potential modifications. by Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor With full bunkers and only a few remaining...
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Oct. 28 2015
Illinois coach builds a "family" of team members By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager Whether you are a seasoned coach or someone looking to start a quiz bowl team, there are nuggets...
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Oct. 27 2015
Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training is one way for cattleman to show consumers how much they care about animals and the food they produce. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor Earlier this...
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Oct. 26 2015
Choosing the correct bedding material for your farm's system is an integral part of managing milk quality and production. By Maggie Seiler, Special Publications Editor Selecting the ideal bedding for a...
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Oct. 23 2015
Recently hired employee also wounded five animals. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor Four cows were stabbed to death early this month and five others badly injured by an employee at an...
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Oct. 22 2015
Adequate protein consumption is crucial. Beef can play a central role in meeting that need. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor Most people readily recognize the "Beef, It's What's for Dinner"...
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Oct. 21 2015
State showcases family dairy operation in video series By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager The Georgia National Fair just concluded this weekend and celebrated its 25th anniversary....
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Oct. 20 2015
Genomic testing can benefit a dairy if the results are utilized; one Idaho dairyman shared his thoughts on the use of this technology on farm. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor When the...
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Oct. 19 2015
Animal welfare is at the forefront of consumers' minds and at the core of dairy producers' businesses. By Maggie Seiler, Special Publications Editor Happy cows come from California or Wisconsin or wherever....
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Oct. 16 2015
Producer revenue is projected to rise $1 billion per year in the far West, but fall $230 million everywhere else. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor Proceedings continue each day in Clovis,...
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Oct. 15 2015
The recently signed bill, which goes into effect on January 1, 2018, will restrict the routine use of antibiotics for disease prevention and bans antibiotic use for growth promotion. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's...
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Oct. 14 2015
Understanding these conditions, we can manage feed quality and costs. By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman, Online Media Manager During "A crop and feed outlook for the months ahead" webinar, Mike Hutjens...
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Oct. 13 2015
A milk marketing cooperative born out of farmers' concerns has grown to become a nationally ranked organization. by Brittany Statz, 2015 Hoard's Dairyman Editorial Intern Dairy farmers won't soon forget...