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Harvesting & Storage Process

Dr. Mike Hutjens discusses some of the unavoidable and avoidable losses when harvesting feed for storage:

Ventilation Research

Dr. Jennifer Van Os, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Animal Welfare in the Department of Dairy Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, shares research that helps producers combat heat stress with their animals through proper, effective...

Dairy Demand Positive

Dairy product demand was “mostly positive” in July, according to HighGround Dairy’s Lucas Fuess. He talks with Lee Mielke about the details.

Feed Update

Dr. Mike Hutjens provides the latest numbers on feed:

USDA Invests In Climate Smart Solutions

Dairy farmers are receiving assistance from USDA when it comes to Climate Smart Solutions. Chris Galen with the National Milk Producers Federation tells us more on today's Dairy Radio Now:

U.S. Dairy Exports Remain Positive

Krysta Harden, President and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, joined us on today's Dairy Radio Now to update listeners on the latest efforts of marketing our dairy products around the globe:

Dairy Protein Research Wide-Ranging

Dr. Denise Ney, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison updated PDPW Dairy Signal viewers and listeners on the benefits of dairy protein.

U.S. Dairy Exports Remain Strong

U.S. dairy exports remained strong in July. Lee Mielke talks about them with HighGround Dairy's Lucas Fuess.

Calf Diarrhea: Two Causes, Two Strategies

This month's "Ask the Vet' mailbag we look into one of the most devastating diseases affecting calf raisers. Calf scours are an economically devastating primarily because scours cause calves to rapidly dehydrate. Providing proper hydration can help shorten the...

Dairy Market Talk

Dairy market analyst Bill Brooks joins us on this Labor Day to discuss the dairy markets:

Global Dairy Symposium In Madison

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) will host a Global Dairy Symposium at World Dairy Expo® on Thursday, October 6, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The symposium is funded by the Wisconsin Initiative for Agricultural Exports (WIAE), a collaborative project proposed in Gov. Tony Evers’ budget between DATCP and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to promote the export of Wisconsin’s agricultural products.

During the symposium, presenters will share information on trends in production, COVID-19 pandemic impacts, economic fluctuations, supply chain challenges, climate change, sustainability, labor shortages, and trade conflicts. Each speaker will provide a 30-minute presentation and participate in a panel discussion moderated by lead editor of Hoard’s Dairyman, Corey Geiger.

The presenters include:

·         Krysta Harden – Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Dairy Export Council

·         Torsten Hemme – President of International Farm Comparison Network (IFCN), Germany

·         Ad Van Velde – President of Global Dairy Farmers, the Netherlands

·         Sheryl Meshke – Co-President and Chief Executive Officer of Associated Milk Producers Inc.

The event is provided at no-cost to attendees. Space is limited and registration is required by September 30, 2022. Participants can register for the event by visiting DATCP’s Global Dairy Symposium webpage. Questions about the event should be directed to DATCP Economic Development Consultant Jennifer Lu at (608) 347-1852 or jennifer.lu@wisconsin.gov.

About the Wisconsin Initiative for Agricultural Exports

Wisconsin agricultural exports reached an all-time high of $3.96 billion in 2021. Through the WIAE, DATCP is working collaboratively with WEDC to build on that momentum by promoting Wisconsin agricultural products in the international marketplace. The WIAE provides flexibility to respond to exporting challenges and facilitates unique opportunities that connect exporters with international markets and buyers. For more information on the WIAE, sign up for email updates and visit the DATCP website.

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