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July 15 2015
Prefresh cows need adequate space to reach potential
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July 14 2015
When it comes to colostrum, quality and timing could be more important than the source. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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July 13 2015
When one Illinois farm family came to a crossroads, they took a leap into the unknown and reaped major rewards as a result. by Brittany Statz, 2015 Hoard's Dairyman Editorial Intern (function(d, s, id)...
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July 10 2015
Last year was a blast from the past for dairies: feed costs dropped below 50 percent of income. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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July 9 2015
From the lens to the page, photos help us capture the essence of American dairying. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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July 8 2015
Enclosed spaces can be death traps By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager Farmers are busy people with a long list of tasks to complete and a shortage of daylight. However, a little extra...
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July 7 2015
Kiefland Holsteins in southeastern Minnesota installed its first robotic milkers in 2011, and the family has learned a great deal in the past four years. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor...
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July 6 2015
Being crowned - or just running for - fair royalty creates leadership and social skills that last a lifetime. By Brittany Statz, 2015 Hoard's Dairyman Editorial Intern (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs...
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July 3 2015
Herds are getting bigger and more productive, but the cost of employees is rising faster. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor Everyone who milks cows knows that the dairy industry is struggling...
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July 1 2015
Genomic evaluations have become an essential tool in producers' decision-making toolbox. Yet, without type traits, genomics aren't worth much. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d,...
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July 1 2015
Atypical youth succeed at national dairy bowl contest By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id))...
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June 30 2015
Feed is best utilized when consumed by your cows, and a reduction in losses from shrink can reap great financial benefits. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js,...
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June 29 2015
For many people living in rural America, access to fresh and healthy food is hard to come by. by Brittany Statz, 2015 Hoard's Dairyman Editorial Intern (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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June 26 2015
California irrigation districts sue the State Water Board after it demanded they stop using pre-1914 water rights. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs...
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June 26 2015
California irrigation districts sue the state water board after it demanded they stop using pre-1914 water rights. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor As California's drought woes worsen...
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June 25 2015
With the aid of finger paints, Stephanie Arndt and Pandora the Painted Cow are making dairy approachable for youth. by Elizabeth A. Tomlin, guest blogger Children and adults alike in central New York are...
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June 24 2015
Kraft's "Lunchables Uploaded" is more than a meal in a box. by Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager They got me. After reading this week's Hoard's Dairyman Intel about the best new food...
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June 23 2015
Beef remains the most common, and most valuable, protein used by foodservice operators. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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June 22 2015
Feeding heifers doesn't always have to be a guessing game. by Brittany Statz, 2015 Hoard's Dairyman Editorial Intern (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id))...
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June 19 2015
New leader has extensive experience with state environmental programs and policies. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor A six-month search by California's largest dairy producer lobbying...