Recent contents by Jim Dickrell
Dec 05, 2019 by Jim Dickrell
Plaintiffs alleged CWT Herd Retirement Program unfairly raised dairy product prices,
Nov 26, 2019 by Jim Dickrell
The top 20% of cows need six percent less feed to produce the same amount of milk as the bottom 20%.
Nov 25, 2019 by Jim Dickrell
Holsteins have the genetic capacity to stay in the herd more than a year longer.
Oct 29, 2019 by Jim Dickrell
The production history can be increased up to 5 million pounds.
Oct 24, 2019 by Jim Dickrell
Four fifths of Holstein calves born in 2018 now fall in the moderate to high category, which is 6.25 to 12.5%
Oct 10, 2019 by Jim Dickrell
The ban is not immediate and will take at least two years to implement.
Oct 02, 2019 by Jim Dickrell
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) reports that the Dairy Margin Coverage program will pay out just under $303 million in 2019 to 22,631 dairy farmers. That’s an average payment of $13,385 per enrolled farm.