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Dairy at a Crossroads

Dr. Mike Hutjens looks at the current dairy situation:

NMPF Welcomes California Dairies

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) welcomed California Dairies Inc., the second-largest U.S. dairy cooperative by volume, into its membership by unanimous vote during its June board meeting. NMPF's Chris Galen has more:

Managing Summer Manure Application

Fall and spring seasons are typical times for manure spreading, but summer can prove to have better weather and soil conditions. We learn more with Aaron Pape from UW Discovery Farms:

Latest Reports Mixed

FC Stone's Dave Kurzawksi recaps last week's market news with Lee Mielke:

Happy June Dairy Month!

Consumers have many choices these days, even when purchasing products in the dairy case. Dr. Mike Hutjens takes a look at June Dairy Month, from the 1930's to today:

Class III Milk Price Jumps To Yearly High

The Agriculture Department’s monthly benchmark milk price has reached the highest level in over a year and a half. The May Federal order Class III price was announced at $16.38 per hundredweight, up 42 cents from April, $1.20 above May 2018, and the highest Class III...

Observations From Europe

Dr. Ryan Leiterman tells us what dairy practices he observed from his recent trip to the Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Russia:

Managing Manure Year-Round

Improving soil conditions for better manure spreading is our topic this week with Aaron Pape from UW-Discovery Farms. Today's Producer Tuesday, brought to you by PDPW:

Latest Trade Data on China, New Zealand

High Ground Dairy's Lucas Fuess discusses the latest trade data on today's Mielke Monday:

Feeding The World

What is the future for food production? Dr. Mike Hutjens discusses feeding the world in 2050:

Trump Tax Reform Includes Repeal of Death Tax

Top officials in the Trump Administration released their proposal for comprehensive tax reform this week, calling it the “biggest tax cut in U.S. history.” The plan is designed to serve as the starting point as Congress and the Administration work to pass a...

Watch Out For Farm Equipment!

Planting season has started and travelers will see an increase of farm equipment traveling the roads, especially in rural areas.  Please slow down well before you approach the equipment and only pass where legal and safe to do so. Farm equipment has a legal right to...

China Beef Trade Deal Anticipated

China has indicated they are letting U.S. beef back into the country but a lot has to happen before the ships start sailing. American Cattle News spoke with Reid Blossom, executive VP of the Illinois Beef Association about what has to happen for beef exports to...

OK Foundation Provides Fire Relief Fund

To date, more than $1,000,000.00 has been donated to the Fire Relief fund set up by the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation, a 501(c)3, to aid Oklahoma ranchers following the wildfires in early March. Listen to interview here with Chancey Hanson  “100 percent of the fire...

Iowa Cover Crops Help With Water Issues

Cover crops are quite popular in Iowa for several reasons, including soil conservation and helping with water quality issues. That goes along with helping reduce nutrients to Iowa waters and the Gulf of Mexico with the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy. Dr. Daniel Loy...