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:

Helping Consumers Understand About Ag

Livestock Industry Contributes Very Little to Greenhouse Gasses By Patrick Cavanaugh Sarah Klopatek is passionate about the cattle industry and her academic research, particularly working with greenhouse gasses, air emissions, water quality, water quantity, and how we...

Memorial Day: To Honor, To Reflect, To Remember

Farmer Veteran Coalition Offers Veterans New Sense of Purpose By Patrick Cavanaugh Memorial Day is a day of solemn remembrance of those in the U.S. military who have been killed in the line of duty. We at American Cattle News have heavy hearts for the individuals and...

Ranchers Testify In D.C.

Federal regulations and litigation are two key issues being discussed in Washington, D.C. this week.  Ethan Lane is the Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Federal Lands.  A 5th generation Arizonan with 18 years...

Grazing Decreases Wildfires

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has kicked off a media and advertising campaign to shine a spotlight on how cattle grazing on public land, helps to mitigate the risk of catastrophic wildfires in the west. Even though the season brought more rain, it...