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Housing Pre-Weaned Calves

Dr. Sandra Godden at the University of Minnesota joined us on today's Producer Tuesday to share some of the best management practices when housing and feeding pre-weaned calves:

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:

The Fastest Growing Breed Association in the U.S.

Ludvigson Stock Farms annually markets 1,000 Red Angus and Red Hybrid bulls along with 500 registered females in sales throughout the United States.  The annual spring sales are held in Montana, Missouri, North Dakota, and Oregon, and the fall sales are held in...

Importance of Chilled Beef Exports Highlighted

At the Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting – held July 12-14 in Denver – producers serving on the beef checkoff’s Export Growth Committee heard from members of the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) staff regarding global trends in beef production and...

Ranchers Gearing Up For Tax Reform

“We’re really gearing up for tax reform,” says Colin Woodall, VP of Government Affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). “Because that is what we expect the House to pick up when they get back from their August recess...

Atypical BSE Detected in Alabama

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a neurologic disease of cattle, in an eleven-year old cow in Alabama.  This animal never entered slaughter channels and at no time presented a risk to the...