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Undeniably Dairy speaks of wholesomeness of milk

Undeniably Dairy speaks of wholesomeness of milk

NORTH BRANCH, Minn. – It’s quirky. It’s fun. It’s wordplay. It’s wholesome.

June 13, 2017 9:21 pm(0)

Optimizing oats for use as dairy forage

Wisconsin dairy producers are increasingly adopting a practice that makes economic and environmental sense: They plant oats in early to mid-August and either allow cattle to graze them through late November or harvest the crop in early November for later use.

December 23, 2016 8:03 am(0)

Health-conscious dairy consumers now have another reason to celebrate!

Pomeroy, OH—Snowville Creamery has become the first dairy in America to produce milk and yogurt products exclusively from 100% tested A2/A2 grass-grazed cows.

July 15, 2016 8:45 am(0)

Health-conscious dairy consumers now have another reason to celebrate!

Pomeroy, OH—Snowville Creamery has become the first dairy in America to produce milk and yogurt products exclusively from 100% tested A2/A2 grass-grazed cows.Genetics determine what kind of proteins are produced in milk. Humans, goats, and sheep all produce milk that has only A2-type protein…

July 15, 2016 2:45 am(0)
Seasonal Effects on Milk Components

Seasonal Effects on Milk Components

Summer has arrived! The days are getting longer and the temperature is rising. However, you may now begin to notice the not so pleasant part of summer: a decline in milk components. The graph below highlights a very repeatable seasonal pattern of observations in milk fat and protein concentr…

July 14, 2016 10:15 am(0)
Seasonal Effects on Milk Components

Seasonal Effects on Milk Components

Summer has arrived! The days are getting longer and the temperature is rising. However, you may now begin to notice the not so pleasant part of summer: a decline in milk components. The graph below highlights a very repeatable seasonal pattern of observations in milk fat and protein concentr…

July 14, 2016 4:15 am(0)

Dairy Producers Can Enroll Today to Protect Milk Production Margins

Boise, Idaho, July 7, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Idaho today announced that dairy producers could begin enrolling for 2017 coverage in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) starting July 1. The voluntary program, established …

July 12, 2016 1:55 pm(0)

Dairy Producers Can Enroll Today to Protect Milk Production Margins

Boise, Idaho, July 7, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Idaho today announced that dairy producers could begin enrolling for 2017 coverage in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) starting July 1. The voluntary program, established …

July 12, 2016 7:55 am(0)
Three Dairy Council dietitians elected to IAND leadership roles

Three Dairy Council dietitians elected to IAND leadership roles

MERIDIAN, Idaho - The Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has elected Idaho Dairy Council vice president of health and wellness Crystal Wilson, RD, as president elect of its board of directors. She will serve a three-year term as president elect, president and past president.

June 21, 2016 9:00 am Photos

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Three Dairy Council dietitians elected to IAND leadership roles

Three Dairy Council dietitians elected to IAND leadership roles

MERIDIAN, Idaho - The Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has elected Idaho Dairy Council vice president of health and wellness Crystal Wilson, RD, as president elect of its board of directors. She will serve a three-year term as president elect, president and past president.Wilson over…

June 21, 2016 3:00 am(0)

Dairy Farmers Turning To Genetics To Improve Profit Margins

DENVER, Colo.—Tough conditions in the dairy industry are prompting U.S. dairy farmers to rely increasingly on genetics to improve their profit margins, according to a new research report from CoBank.

June 20, 2016 11:15 am(0)

Dairy Farmers Turning To Genetics To Improve Profit Margins

DENVER, Colo.—Tough conditions in the dairy industry are prompting U.S. dairy farmers to rely increasingly on genetics to improve their profit margins, according to a new research report from CoBank.

June 20, 2016 11:15 am(0)

Dairy Farmers Turning To Genetics To Improve Profit Margins

DENVER, Colo.—Tough conditions in the dairy industry are prompting U.S. dairy farmers to rely increasingly on genetics to improve their profit margins, according to a new research report from CoBank.Milk prices are down 40 percent from their highs in late 2014, and lower slaughter prices hav…

June 20, 2016 5:15 am(0)
Robotic milking machines take a lot of stress out of dairy farming

Robotic milking machines take a lot of stress out of dairy farming

WINDSOR, N.D. – A couple of years ago Dwane and Joan Wanzek had come to a crossroad in their dairy career. The stress of having a large dairy herd was beginning to take its toll, labor was getting harder to find, and their facility was getting in run down condition.

June 16, 2016 10:30 am Photos

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A new processing plant and competition key ways to revitalize ND dairy industry

Those involved with North Dakota dairy continue to work hard to revitalize the industry that has fallen on hard times over the past several years with a number of dairies leaving the state.

June 15, 2016 1:30 pm(0)
United Dairymen of Idaho hires Dr. Eric Bastian as vice president of industry relations

United Dairymen of Idaho hires Dr. Eric Bastian as vice president of industry relations

MERIDIAN, Idaho - Dr. Eric Bastian joins the United Dairymen of Idaho today as the new vice president of industry relations. He will serve as a vital link between Idaho's dairy farm families, dairy food processors and regional research universities.

May 31, 2016 1:00 pm(0)
United Dairymen of Idaho hires Dr. Eric Bastian as vice president of industry relations

United Dairymen of Idaho hires Dr. Eric Bastian as vice president of industry relations

MERIDIAN, Idaho - Dr. Eric Bastian joins the United Dairymen of Idaho today as the new vice president of industry relations. He will serve as a vital link between Idaho's dairy farm families, dairy food processors and regional research universities."Eric brings an unmatched passion for the i…

May 31, 2016 7:00 am(0)
Robots offer flexibility and calm

Robots offer flexibility and calm

HUSTISFORD, Wis. — “I wanted to run the farm … not have the farm run me.” So says Dave Hafemeister who, along with his wife, Kathleen, owns and operates a dairy farm just outside of Hustisford. That’s one of the reasons the couple decided to install a robotic milking system.

May 26, 2016 8:30 am(0)
Robots offer flexibility and calm

Robots offer flexibility and calm

HUSTISFORD, Wis. — “I wanted to run the farm … not have the farm run me.” So says Dave Hafemeister who, along with his wife, Kathleen, owns and operates a dairy farm just outside of Hustisford. That’s one of the reasons the couple decided to install a robotic milking system.While their two r…

May 26, 2016 2:30 am(0)
Dairy Calf and Heifer Association Conference breaks attendance record

Dairy Calf and Heifer Association Conference breaks attendance record

Madison, Wis. – The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association’s annual conference broke its attendance records this year. More than 500 dairy calf and heifer growers, representing more than 1 million cattle, attended the 2016 Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) Conference, April 11-13 in Madiso…

May 05, 2016 11:30 am(0)
Dairy Calf and Heifer Association Conference breaks attendance record

Dairy Calf and Heifer Association Conference breaks attendance record

Madison, Wis. – The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association’s annual conference broke its attendance records this year. More than 500 dairy calf and heifer growers, representing more than 1 million cattle, attended the 2016 Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) Conference, April 11-13 in Madiso…

May 05, 2016 5:30 am(0)
Nebraska Dairy farm adds lwr system to improve their composting operation

Nebraska Dairy farm adds lwr system to improve their composting operation

FIRTH, NE– Prairieland Dairy, a 1400 cow flush flume dairy and one of the largest composting operations in Nebraska, will become the first dairy in the state to install the LWR manure treatment System.

April 25, 2016 3:45 pm(0)
Nebraska Dairy farm adds lwr system to improve their composting operation

Nebraska Dairy farm adds lwr system to improve their composting operation

FIRTH, NE– Prairieland Dairy, a 1400 cow flush flume dairy and one of the largest composting operations in Nebraska, will become the first dairy in the state to install the LWR manure treatment System.Prairieland Dairy is owned by the Obbink, Rice, Eickhoff and Goosen families, and is a diff…

April 25, 2016 9:45 am(0)
WSU whey facility will clean waste, provide career training for students

WSU whey facility will clean waste, provide career training for students

PULLMAN, Wash. – When the Washington State University creamery makes cheese, only 10 percent of the milk purchased from WSU’s Knott Dairy winds up in the final product. That will change soon when ground is broken on a new expansion.

April 21, 2016 10:30 am(0)
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