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:

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.