Is another active wildfire season ahead?
Will this year’s wildfire season by as severe as last year? Experts say it’s too early to predict, but if current drought trends and wildfire outbreaks are any indication, many states may see a smoke-filled summer. FULL STORY »
Actor Ryan Gosling: Stop dehorning
Dehorning is the subject of actor Ryan Gosling’s latest venture, that of animal-rights activist. Gosling is urging milk producers to stop a “barbaric practice.” FULL STORY »
Attorneys defend $53 million fee in dairy antitrust settlement
Attorneys for a class of dairy farmers are seeking final court approval of a $158.6 million settlement, with about a third of the amount going to themselves. FULL STORY »
Study: Eat more protein for breakfast
Up to 60 percent of young adults consistently skip breakfast, and one study points that this habit may lead to more late-night snacking and weight gain. FULL STORY »
New dairy music parody rocks the web
A new music video from the Midwest Dairy Association is set to take the Internet by storm, showing that dairy farmers are a dedicated, passionate group of men and women who also have impressive dance moves. FULL STORY »
Is change coming to California’s milk pricing system?
Effort under way in state legislature. FULL STORY »
New study provides emission estimates from dairies
USDA researchers have released results of a study of greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions from open-lot and open-freestall dairies in southern Idaho. FULL STORY »
Bovine TB confirmed in Michigan dairy cow
Officials with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed on Thursday that tests completed during slaughter surveillance confirmed bovine tuberculosis in a Saginaw County, Mich., dairy cow. FULL STORY »
- Green milk returns in time for St. Patrick’s Day
- Ag markets ended Tuesday in mixed fashion once again.
- Bill would keep farmer’s private information private
- Land availability top young farmer concern
- USDA expands support for small, mid-sized farmers and ranchers
- DHM Markets/Marketers: CWT sales, dairy cattle auctions