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November Class I Drops 81 Cents

The Agriculture Department announced the November Federal order Class I base milk price at $15.52 per hundredweight, down 81 cents from October, 89 cents below November 2017, and equates to $1.33 per gallon, down from $1.40 in October. It is California’s first Federal...

Benefits of Feeding Bypass Proteins

Feeding bypass proteins and the benefits of doing so is the topic today with Dr. Tim Brown, director of technical support for SoyPlus and SoyChlor. He tells us how much protein is needed in the diet, what are some common sources of concentrated bypass protein, and the...

New Tools To Manage Market Volatility

Carl Babler, Principal with Atten Babler Commodities, joined us on today's broadcast to discuss market volatility. Babler is presenting a webinar, "Market Management: New tools to manage market volatility," presented by the PDPW World Class Webinars:  The webinar will...

USMCA: Dairy May Have Lost Ground

The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement doesn't have a lot of great news for U.S. dairy farmers, according to analyst Jerry Dryer of the Dairy & Food Market Analyst Newsletter. He talks with Lee Mielke about it on today's Dairy Radio Now....

Smart Technology Can Maximize Herd Performance

Stephanie Aves is business development manager for NEDAP North America and tells Dairy Radio listeners how using smart sensor technology helps with efficient and effective herd management on future-oriented dairy farms.  

Farm Share Continues Michael Relief

Farm Share has continued to move water, food and other supplies to areas affected by Hurricane Michael.  According to a Farm Share news release, volunteers are scheduled to pick up 10 semi-loads of water that will be delivered to Farm Share’s Quincy Facility for...

Test For Forage Quality

From late snow in April, to dry conditions in July, to heavy rains in September -  Dr. Mike Hutjens, retired dairy extension specialist from the University of Illinois gives Dairy Radio Now listeners an update on the 2018 forage crop.    

Dairy Science Research Threatened

A move could threaten the integrity of dairy science research. Dr. Ken Olson of the American Dairy Science Association tells us more on today's Dairy Radio Now:  

Calf Care: Seasonal Colostrum Management

Dr. Tom Earleywine, director of nutritional services with Land O' Lakes Animal Milk Products, joined us on today's Dairy Radio Now to share insights into a successful colostrum management program.  

Arla – Foremost Form Whey Partnership

Sharing a mutual ambition of leading the way in whey in the United States, European dairy cooperative Arla Foods and U.S. based dairy cooperative Foremost Farms USA are in advanced discussions about forming a strategic partnership. The vision of a potential...

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...