Keller Named New Foundation Director

Janet Keller is taking over the reins as the new Executive Director of the Professional Dairy Producers Foundation. She joined us on Tuesday's Dairy Radio:

Disappearance Update

2018 total disappearance was higher across all commodities. High Ground Dairy's Lucas Fuess talks about it with Lee Mielke on Monday's Dairy Radio:

Managing Shrink Loss

Today we focus on saving feed costs by managing shrink loss with Dr. Mike Hutjens, retired dairy extension specialist from the U of Illinois:


The National Milk Producers Federation voiced strong support for the DAIRY PRIDE Act today, calling it another means toward a crucial end for consumers: the end of mislabeled non-dairy products as “milks” in the marketplace. Read more

Prep For Media

Working with the media may sound fun until reporters are showing up to cover an accident on your farm. Media veteran Katrina Cravy joined us on Dairy Radio Now with some tips.

Check For Tar Spot Complex

Farmers should be checking for Tar Spot Complex, a brand new fungus problem that has occurred in the corn-belt and other areas of the U.S. Dr. Mike Hutjens tells us more on today's Dairy Radio Now.

Guidance To New DMC Program

With the U.S. Department of Agriculture reporting the first month of data applicable to farmer payments under the new Dairy Margin Coverage program, the National Milk Producers Federation commended USDA for helping farmers understand the scope of DMC program and...

Don’t Cut Costs With Fans

During challenging times there are places to cut costs but not when investing in fans to power your ventilation tube system. Dr. Ryan Leiterman from Crystal Creek tells us more:

Dairy Value Chain Offers Quality

Kwik Trip is a family owned company based in Lacrosse, Wisconsin and home to more than 18,000 associates. Scott Falkenberg, Sr. Category Mgr, joined us on Dairy Radio Now to tell us more and also preview a panel discussion on the future of food at next week's PDPW...

DMC Signups Start Mid-June

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says signups for the new Dairy Margin Coverage program will start on June 17th. Bob Gray from Northeast Dairy Cooperatives joined us on today's Dairy Radio Now with more info:

Minnesota Cattle Industry Looking Good

Decent weather in much of Minnesota has ranchers  “relatively happy,” according to Ashley Kohls, executive director of the Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association. She joined us on American Cattle News with an update from The Gopher...

“A Lot Of Opportunities For Us”

As cattle herds grow, all export markets – particularly China – are important. Colin Woodall serves as the chief lobbyist on Capitol Hill for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). He leads the Washington, D.C. office in developing...

Fever Tick Monitoring Continues

Recent expansion of Cattle Fever Tick infestations have resulted in quarantines in Texas counties away from the border counties which comprise the permanent fever tick quarantine zone. John Barton, rancher and Texas Agrilife agent in Duval County offered his comments...

LFP Triggered in South Dakota Counties

This year’s drought has prompted the federal government to trigger the USDA Livestock Forage Program for several counties in South Dakota. Deb Ducheneaux, Dewey County Farm Service Agency Director tells us more on American Cattle News:

Nebraska Lawmakers Friendly With Ag

Nebraska legislators understand the value of the cattle industry – as we hear from Jessica Herrman, Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs with Nebraska Cattlemen based in Lincoln.