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Farm Bill Awaits Trump’s Signature

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for completing congressional approval of a new farm bill and sending to the White House a law that will provide important economic assistance to dairy producers in times of need....

World Dairy Expo Seeks Nominations for Recognition Awards

World Dairy Expo® is accepting nominations for the 2019 Expo Recognition Awards now through February 1, 2019. Producers, organizations, academic staff and others involved in the dairy industry are encouraged to nominate individuals to recognize their outstanding work...

Comfort Designed For Today’s Cow

Kevin Martin, a sales specialist in barn equipment with GEA joined us on today's Wellness Wednesday to discuss how dairies are yielding cleaner stalls as cows lay straighter living in the Single Beam Freestall Mounting System. He also tells Dairy Radio Now listeners...

Producers Urge Congress to Quickly Approve Pro-Dairy Farm Bill

With the release of a farm bill that Congress will vote on in the coming days, the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) joined its member cooperatives and state dairy associations in urging Congress to pass the new law, which includes several measures crucial to...

Understanding Cow’s Feeding Behavior

Trevor DeVries, Professor in the Department of Animal BioSciences at the University of Guelph, studies dairy cattle behavior, nutrition, and welfare with a focus on feeding behavior and diet selection. He joined us on today's Dairy Radio Now to tell us more:...

$20 Milk In 2019?

Jerry Dryer, analyst, and editor of the Dairy and Food Market Analyst newsletter joined us on today's Mielke Monday to give a small preview of his December forecast. He believes we will see some $17 milk by the end of the year and, if his hunch on milk supply becomes...

Anticipating Corn Silage Hybrids

Dr. Mike Hutjens joined us on today's Feed Form Friday to discuss corn hybrid selection:  

Edge Cooperative Has a Voice in D.C.

Edge dairy cooperative is the fourth largest co-op in the country and they've been actively engaging at the federal level. Kansas native Michael Torrey of Michael Torrey Associates has been based in D.C. for more than a decade representing businesses like Edge who...

More Milk Options in School Meals

The National Milk Producers Federation commended Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue for returning low-fat (1%) flavored milk as part of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs. The final rule implementing regulatory changes needed to add low-fat...

Winter Housing: Focus On Air Volume Not Speed

Cold temperatures are here and winter is quickly approaching. As the temperatures drop, calf barns are closed up and the ventilation rates are turned down. As an industry we do this reflexively, but is it what’s best for the calves? If it's not 'drafty,' can a calf...
Independent Groups Fight For COOL

Independent Groups Fight For COOL

Restoring COOL was originally part of the Trump Administration’s 100-day plan. Now, almost a year into the Trump presidency, the corporate interests advising on its agriculture and trade policies are fulfilling their commitment to making COOL “dead as a doornail,”...
Beef Quality Continues To Improve

Beef Quality Continues To Improve

The Beef Quality Assurance program is an industry-initiated national standard for beef cattle production practices. “What we are seeing over time is that we are improving beef quality,” says Josh White, who leads producer education for the National...
Optimistic For 2018

Optimistic For 2018

Daley runs the family ranch near Oroville alongside his children, Kyle, Kate, and Rob, who are all passionate about the family business. Daley is also a professor of animal science and associate dean of the College of Agriculture at California State University, Chico,...

Silage Success For The New Year

Through innovative programs, products, and service, Connor Agriscience helps farmers make and manage better forages, silage, and grains. Founded by Ron and Connie Kuber in 1993 as “Connor Marketing” – The company continues to focus on bringing new...
Angus, The Business Breed

Angus, The Business Breed

Dan Moser, President of Angus Genetics, Inc. tells us about the American Angus Association and how it continues to grow. Also in the broadcast – Dr. Craig Jones of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health discusses the importance of working with your veterinarian in...