It's still up to you to get it done
Minnesota has approximately 3,800 dairy farmers and most of them probably consider themselves at least good managers. They treat their cattle right and their employees with respect. It would appear they are getting things done that need to be done and getting them done right. FULL STORY »
Stephenson shares Wisconsin dairy outlook
While most signs point to a positive year for Wisconsin dairy producers, if improved economic conditions stimulate too much milk production, 2014 prices could be pressured lower, according to Mark Stephenson, director of the UW Center for Dairy Profitability at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. FULL STORY »
Farming families take global spotlight in 2014
The United Nations declared 2014 as the International Year of the Family Farmer, and farming families from across the global are celebrating. FULL STORY »
NMPF preparing for dairy title compromise
The head of the National Milk Producers Federation appears resigned to the fact a compromise is the only way to get dairy policy reform in a new federal Farm Bill. FULL STORY »
2014 crop Insurance: Low premium costs or higher coverage levels?
In three more weeks, the calculations will begin to determine the spring guarantees for crop insurance. Unfortunately, this year it will not even be close to the $5.65 for corn that it was last year, which many farmers thought was too low. When it was $6.01 in 2011, those were “the good old days.” FULL STORY »
NMPF ties REAL Seal promotion with NFL playoffs
Just in time for the playoffs, the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) has produced a video, reminding the public that “real dairy products and football are a great team.” FULL STORY »
Hilmar Cheese Company announces new California powder plant site
Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. announced plans to build a milk powder processing facility in Turlock, Calif. FULL STORY »
Post-weaning nutrition, crucial for a healthy rumen
The experts at Purina Animal Nutrition provide advice on continuing to promote excellent rumen development after calves are weaned. FULL STORY »
Northern U.S. farmland values leveling off
Prices of top quality farm land in the northern U.S. Midwest and Plains stayed firm in 2013, but there were clear signs the market for average quality crop and grazing land was leveling off, a lending unit of the government-linked Farm Credit System said on Wednesday. FULL STORY »
- “Ag-gag” laws in the news
- Conventional agriculture winning some, losing some in culture war
- Can genomics, OPU and IVF take the industry to the 'next level?'
- Monsanto opens search for 2014 "Farm Mom of the Year"
- School breakfasts celebrated from coast to coast
- California February 4a/4b prices new record highs