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Milk Pricing Strategies

Dr. Mike Hutjens, professor emeritus from the University of Illinois looks at current milk prices and strategies for the coming year:

Class III Jumps To $20.45

The US Agriculture Department announced the November Federal order Class III benchmark milk price at $20.45 per hundredweight this week, up $1.73 from October, $6.01 above November 2018, and the highest Class III price since October 2014. The eleven month Class III...

Winter Barn Ventilation Tips

Dr. Ryan Leiterman is a dairy veterinarian experienced in calf barn air circulation design and analysis. He shares how one system can optimize calf barn air circulation for every season.

TB Transfer Discussed at Summit

One confirmed tuberculosis (TB) test creates a domino effect of confusion, cost and questions. During the PDPW Dairy Insights Summit in Madison this week, Steve Maddox of Ruann Dairy in California will share his family’s story of how reverse transfer - the...

China Import Update

High Ground Dairy's Lucas Fuess discusses China's latest import data with Lee Mielke:

2019 Closes With Optimism

Dr. Mike Hutjens, professor emeritus from the University of Illinois takes a look at current milk and feed prices on this week's Feed Forum Friday:

Attitude of Gratitude

Today's broadcast is with Chris Galen of the National Milk Producers Federation. We hope your day is filled with love, laughter, and most of all, gratitude.

Dairy Insights Summit Preview

The PDPW Dairy Insights Summit is Dec. 5, 2019 at the Sheraton Hotel in Madison, Wiscsonsin. Cassandra Strupp gives us a preview on today's Dairy Radio broadcast:

Rising Milk Production

Matt Gould, editor of the Dairy and Food Market Analyst, warns of rising milk output in the U.S. and globally and the downward pressure that will mean ahead, but he is still optimistic about 2020 for dairy farmers. He talks with Lee Mielke about the reasons why....

Forage Update

Dr. Mike Hutjens joins us to look at the 2019 corn and alfalfa crop.

Beef Producers Encouraged To Take Water Survey

NCBA requests your participation in the following 5-minute survey about water quality practices. The anonymous information you submit will help us counter the negative impression by the media and activist groups about beef production’s impact on water quality. We...

R-Calf’s Bullard Speaks At KCA Meeting

Members of the Kansas Cattlemen’s Association (KCA) and others from the agriculture community came together in Corning, Kansas during a regional meeting on March 23, 2017. Tyler Dupy, KCA Executive Director, provided a presentation clarifying differences between...

Cattle Industry Hit Hard By Wildfires

Fierce winds created dozens of firestorms that whipped fast across cattle grazing lands in Texas, Kansas, Colorado and Oklahoma. Cattle have perished, land is charred and hundreds of miles of fence line is gone. American Cattle News’ Patrick Cavanaugh spoke with...