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Protocols on the dairy farm for beef quality

Dairymen should be cognizant of daily management practices that impact beef and dairy products reaching the public’s dinner plate and develop written protocols to minimize the risk of negatively impacting quality and safety. FULL STORY »

Managing High-Moisture Corn

The harvesting, storing and feeding out of high-moisture shelled corn or high-moisture ear corn is widespread among U.S. beef and dairy producers today. Using best practices can help ensure an efficient and effective harvest and feedout for the season. FULL STORY »

Dairy markets: Last week in review

Class III and cheese futures ended the first week of September on a slightly weaker note, even amid supportive spot market behavior. FULL STORY »

Minimal Black Sea news undercut grain futures Sunday night

The crop markets are starting the week rather poorly. The lack of action in the Black Sea region probably undercut last Friday’s pre-weekend rally. FULL STORY »

DHM Numbers: July export picture strong, but changing

July U.S. female dairy cattle exports rebounded a bit in July, but are still on pace to be the lowest annual total since 2010. FULL STORY »

Six videos help New Yorkers learn about dairy at NY State Fair Play video

The Great New York State Fair ran August 1 to September 1, 2014, now 182 years old. But for the second year, the Dairy Cow Birthing Center was the place to be, as fairgoers could watch a calf delivery while enjoying fried food and in-between carnival rides. FULL STORY »

No crash in U.S. farm land seen despite tumbling grain prices

David Fullington paid a "ridiculous" price of $13,600 an acre for a 200-acre (81 hectares) farm in Illinois within the last year. "No regrets at all," Fullington said of the purchase of his neighbor's land, now farmed by a son of one of his partners. FULL STORY »

Markets oversold last week, corn/soy up due to frost fears

Chicago soybean and corn futures rose for a second consecutive session on Monday as agricultural markets drew support from forecasts for potentially unfavourable weather in parts of key growing regions in the United States. FULL STORY »

A Diet Is Only as Good as the Data Used to Formulate It

The typical process of formulating a diet for dairy cows goes as follows: (1) sample the forages on the farm, (2) send the samples to a good lab, (3) when the lab results are available then enter the data into a computer, and (4) formulate the diet using a good dairy cow nutrition model. FULL STORY »

Miner Institute: 2014 corn - bring on the heat

While the 2014 corn season got off to a slow start with a wet May, June, July and August brought well-timed rainfall and adequate heat to support good to very good corn growth in many locations. FULL STORY »

St-Pierre: Milk Prices and Margins

As I write this column in late August, the Class III futures have just closed at $22.24/cwt for August and $23.89/cwt for September. FULL STORY »

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