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June 18 2015
Members of our editorial staff spent a week enhancing their photography skills while traveling through Illinois and Missouri. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d, s, id) { var...
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June 17 2015
Historical museum hosts June is Dairy Month event By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return;...
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June 16 2015
Through breeding and genetic modifications, new varieties of reduced lignin alfalfa have the potential to improve digestibility in dairy cattle diets. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d,...
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June 15 2015
With many farmers spending long hours outside this summer, heatstroke is an ever-present threat. 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 12 2015
Timing could not be worse as the country ramps up its dairy and beef export efforts. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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June 11 2015
If water logged fields have made replanting top of mind, first consider if the effort is worth the reward. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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June 10 2015
Hoard's Dairyman webinar covers calf care By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager The basic concepts of raising calves applies to both individually and group-raised animals. The importance...
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June 9 2015
New research reveals the real reason Swiss cheese is full of holes, and why those holes are getting smaller. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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June 8 2015
New and unique flavors of milk could be part of the solution to reversing a slump in fluid milk consumption. By Brittany Statz, 2015 Hoard's Dairyman Editorial Intern (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs...
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June 5 2015
Farms can be dangerous places By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s);...
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June 4 2015
Applying fungicide to alfalfa may result in a yield bump, but that gain may not be enough to cover application costs. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs...
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June 3 2015
They've dropped by more than half since October, almost entirely because of milk prices. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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June 2 2015
Bunker silos are a great storage option for feed when filled, covered and managed correctly. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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June 1 2015
A former animal rights investigator turned whistleblower pulls back the curtain on anti-agriculture activist tactics. by Brittany Statz, 2015 Hoard's Dairyman Editorial Intern (function(d, s, id) { var...
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May 29 2015
Class 4b hearing next week will see farmers and plants light years apart – as usual. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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May 28 2015
Knowing the rules and regulations for hiring young employees on your dairy can save you - and them - from a world of problems. by Brittany Statz, Hoard's Dairyman Editorial Intern My dad grew up on a small...
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May 27 2015
Rankings highlight world's leading institutions By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard's Dairyman Online Media Manager (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return;...
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May 26 2015
Fast-food leader McDonald's and farmers around the world face some of the same challenges when it comes to consumer perception. By Abby Bauer, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d, s, id) { var...
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May 22 2015
Output is targeted at markets where U.S. exporters have been successful in recent years. by Dennis Halladay, Hoard's Dairyman Western Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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May 21 2015
To reduce aggressive interactions, house cows and heifers separately before calving. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...