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Cash Flow Budgeting

As we close out 2020 it is time to focus on farmer financials. On a recent PDPW Dairy Signal, Dr. Kevin Bernhardt is a Professor of Agribusiness at UW-Platteville and UW-Extension Farm Management Specialist. Dr. Bernhardt’s teaching, Extension and scholarly interests...

Mielke Market Talk

Omicron became the buzzword of “Black Friday” and ever since as another chapter is being written in the ongoing COVID saga. What are the ramifications for the dairy industry? Lee Mielke talks about it with StoneX dairy broker Dave Kurzawski.

First Calving Tips

Dr. Mike Hutjens shares a recent webinar focusing on the proper age and weight for heifers first calving:

Class III Up 20 Cents

The Agriculture Department announced the November Federal order Class III milk price at $18.03 per hundredweight, up 20 cents from October, $5.31 below November 2020, but the highest Class III price since May. The 11 month average stands at $16.96, down from $18.39 a...

Dairying In Northern Italy

Dr. Ryan Leiterman, director of technical services with Crystal Creek, recently returned from Northern Italy and shares some of the similarities and differences between dairying in Italy and the U.S.

‘Tis The Season For Wisconsin Cheese

Angie Edge with Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin, updated PDPW Dairy Signal viewers and listeners on the latest holiday marketing efforts. More at WisconsinCheese.com

Expensive Turkey Day

Dairy market analyst Bill Brooks joined Lee Mielke to recap how consumers reacted to the recent Thanksgiving holiday:

Spotlight on Alfalfa

Dr. Mike Hutjens tells us the advantages and disadvantages of alfalfa:

Giving Thanks

There is plenty to be thankful for this holiday season. National Milk's Chris Galen joined us for a special Thanksgiving broadcast:

Do You Have A Farm Rescue Plan?

You never know when you'll need emergency personnel on your farm. That's why it's important to have a farm emergency rescue plan. A topic worth repeating from PDPW's Dairy Signal:

Dr. Mike Hutjens

Dry Cow Stressors

“Close-up cows” are a critical phase to complete a successful transition. Dr. Mike Hutjens shares research guidelines from this year’s American Dairy Science Association meeting:


Trace Minerals 101

Today’s Feed Forum Friday, Dr. Mike Hutjens looks at recent research from the Netherlands looking at different sources of trace minerals in the feeding program:


Useful DHIA Records

Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) helps dairy producers create and manage important records and data about their cows Dr. Mike Hutjens tells us more on today’s Feed Forum Friday:


Three Areas To Focus On Lameness

Nearly a quarter of our world’s cattle are lame, but there are steps dairy producers can take to alleviate challenges on their operation. Dr. Mike Hutjens shares three critical areas to combat lameness on today’s Dairy Radio:


Summer Feeding

Corn is expected to be a bin buster and soybeans are also up in acreage, according to Dr. Mike Hutjens, who updated Dairy Radio listeners on the latest summer feeding conditions: