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Colostrum Myths

Dr. Tom Earleywine of Land O' Lakes Animal Milk Solutions presented to PDPW Dairy Signal viewers the common myths associated with feeding colostrum to baby calves.

Dairy Market Update

November dairy product commercial disappearance continued to look good. High Ground Dairy's Lucas Fuess discusses with Lee Mielke:

Detecting Heat In Replacement Heifers

Dr. Mike Hutjens shares insightful information about breeding heifers in a timely manner with new technologies.

A REAL Dairy Guarantee

The REAL Seal stamp of assurance has been around for decades and is now managed by the National Milk Producers Federation. We get an update from NMPF's Chris Galen:

There’s An App For That

Dairy farmers share what apps they use to help them on the farm. Sponsored by PDPW

Strong Dairy Prices Ahead

Dairy prices are strong and will likely be around for awhile, according to dairy analyst and editor of the Dairy and Food Market Analyst newsletter, Matt Gould. He adds that the resulting higher milk prices will find their way to the farm this time and talks about it...

Body Condition Score Changes

Dr. Mike Hutjens joins us for another Feed Forum Friday, where this week, Mike recaps a recent study focusing on body condition changes in early lactation cows. Sponsored by Feedworks USA, supplier of Agolin Ruminant

Consumers Missing Out On ‘The Good Stuff’

Michigan dairy producer Tom Wing joined us on our NDPO Producer Spotlight to discuss the importance of marketing the best milk possible, not only for great health, but also for long-term consumption. Click here for more details about the National Dairy Producers...

Strong Dairy Prices Ahead

Dairy prices for 2022 are projected at an eight-year high, with supply adjustments and booming exports across a wide range of products shoring up farmer balance sheets that have struggled with volatility during the pandemic era, NMPF Chief Economist Peter Vitaliano...

Regiments To A Healthy Lifestyle

Amy Mydral Miller, MS, RDN, FAND, Founder and President of Farmer’s Daughter Consulting shares some tips on how to improve the new year with a healthier lifestyle. Heard on the Dairy Signal and Sponsored by PDPW.

MPP Enrollment Extended

Dairy farmers have additional time to review their 2018 coverage options in the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP). The deadline to enroll has been extended to June 22, 2018.  Chris Galen, Sr. Vice-President of Communications with the National Milk Producers Federation joined us on today’s Dairy Radio Now with more information:

Meanwhile, NMPF today commended the leadership of the Senate Agriculture Committee for crafting a bipartisan Farm Bill that contains beneficial provisions for America’s dairy farmers. Following today’s passage by a margin of 20-1, the bill now moves to the full Senate for consideration.

The Senate Farm Bill contains enhancements to the dairy Margin Protection Program sought by NMPF, including improved coverage levels and greater program flexibility. The measure raises the maximum covered margin to $9/cwt. and adjusts the minimum percentage of milk that can be insured. It also includes an important agreement reached between NMPF and the International Dairy Foods Association on price risk management. Read more

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