Sanitation, generations working, market update

Sanitation, generations working, market update

Sanitation, generations working, market update FEBRUARY 13, 2022 BY KYLE JUNEAU, Wis. — Episodes of PDPW’s The Dairy Signal this week will provide dairy farmers with information to improve how they manage their facilities, teams and markets. The Tues.,...

22 Reasons to Keep Dairy in Your Diet for 2022

22 Reasons to Keep Dairy in Your Diet for 2022

By TAYLOR LEACH December 30, 2021 Admit it, we’re all guilty of entering that “new year, new me” mentality when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve. According to The Statistics Portal, eating healthier, exercising more and losing weight were the three most...

The next generation of dairy producers

The next generation of dairy producers

The next generation of dairy producers NOVEMBER 22, 2021 BY BRITTANY WATERTOWN, N.Y. — Labor shortages are impacting the nation and industries right here in Jefferson County, including agriculture businesses. As local dairies adapt to a changing industry, so has...

A better way to diary

A better way to diary

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The non-profit Soil Health Academy today announced that it will conduct a pair of one-day workshops to help dairy producers transition from conventional cropping and confined diary operations to more profitable and productive regenerative...

NMPF: Things to keep in mind as a big talk begins

NMPF: Things to keep in mind as a big talk begins

NMPF: Things to keep in mind as a big talk begins United Nations is holding its preliminary round of official meetings in a Food Systems Summit PUBLISHED ON JULY 26, 2021 The dairy community is looking forward to being part of the Big Talk – and to continue its...

OSU dairy research improves production for industry

OSU dairy research improves production for industry

The overall goal of OSU dairy research is to improve the efficiency of dairy production, according to Department of Animal and Food Sciences researchers Andrew Foote and Leon Spicer. “Our research is about providing new knowledge and tools needed to help dairy farmers...

Think dairy this June!

Think dairy this June!

Milk is a good source of protein, with just one cup containing 8 grams. It also contains a wide array of nutrients, such as calcium, vitamin D, riboflavin, vitamin B12, potassium, phosphorus and selenium. (Courtesy Photo) MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — For more than 80 years,...

Spotting cows from space

Spotting cows from space

Spotting cows from space APRIL 13, 2021 BY BRITTANY SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Cows don’t seem to have a whole lot going on most of the time. They’re raised to spend their days grazing in the field, raised for the purpose of providing milk or meat, or producing more...

Dairy – tough to live without it

Dairy – tough to live without it

ARLINGTON, Va. — The misguided, fringe argument that dairy isn’t important to human diets would be laughable if it weren’t dangerous. Is it possible to live without dairy? It’s possible to live without many things – sunlight, for example – but that doesn’t make it...

2021 National Holstein Convention plans announced

2021 National Holstein Convention plans announced

2021 National Holstein Convention plans announced An in-person event is planned for June 20 – 24, 2021 in Lancaster, PA PUBLISHED ON MARCH 24, 2021 We look forward to gathering safely in Pennsylvania for the 2021 National Holstein Convention. (benjgibbs,...

World Dairy Expo update

World Dairy Expo update

World Dairy Expo update Expo has met with local officials regarding current and potential future local COVID-19 restrictions PUBLISHED ON MARCH 4, 2021 A decision regarding the location of World Dairy Expo 2021, in its entirety, will be made by the WDE Executive...

‘Buttergate’ debunked: An expert weighs in

‘Buttergate’ debunked: An expert weighs in

'Buttergate' debunked: An expert weighs in MARCH 3, 2021 BY BRITTANY OTTAWA, Canada — The recent controversies over the properties of butter and how dairy cows are fed have become a case study in media attention and the weight of evidence behind it. Anecdotal comments...

FARM program publishes 2020 Year in Review

FARM program publishes 2020 Year in Review

FARM program publishes 2020 Year in Review FEBRUARY 24, 2021 BY BRITTANY ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Dairy FARM Program (FARM) has published its 2020 Year in Review. Serving as the annual summary of the achievements and program developments of the FARM Program, the...

Free virtual safety training for dairy farms

Free virtual safety training for dairy farms FEBRUARY 10, 2021 BY BRITTANY ONEIDA CO., N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County and the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) are teaming up to offer virtual safety training for dairy...

Dairy product purchasing habits analyzed

Dairy product purchasing habits analyzed JANUARY 17, 2021 BY BRITTANY CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — American dairy consumers are often influenced by a variety of factors that can affect their buying habits. These factors include taste, preference, government information, cultural...

Celebrate 2021 with family, friends, glass of milk!

Celebrate 2021 with family, friends, glass of milk!

Celebrate 2021 with family, friends, glass of milk! One simple way you could uphold resolutions is including dairy in your diet PUBLISHED ON JANUARY 3, 2021 As the New Year begins, many people will be working on taking care of themselves and their families by making...

Virtual Operations Managers Conference

Virtual Operations Managers Conference DECEMBER 22, 2020 BY JULIE ITHACA, N.Y. — Operations management on dairy farms is integral to success of the farm business. Presented by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY and the Northeast Dairy Producers Association, the Operations...

Mailbox milk prices expected to normalize in 2021

Mailbox milk prices expected to normalize in 2021

Mailbox milk prices expected to normalize in 2021 COVID-19 pandemic broke the relationship between monthly mailbox milk prices and Class III milk prices PUBLISHED ON DECEMBER 28, 2020 Extreme volatility in cheese and milk prices resulted from supply chain disruptions,...

Yogurt in a pie, “Key Lime Pie”

Yogurt in a pie, “Key Lime Pie”

I suggest you try this recipe “Yogurt Key Lime Pie.” I found it in my Grandma’s recipe box and it say it’s a recipe from the 2016 Susquehanna County Dairy Princess, Brooke Marvin. I made it, it’s easy to make, contains yogurt and tastes so good. MONTROSE, Pa. — My...

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, thank a dairy farmer

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, thank a dairy farmer

Tis the season of Thanksgiving! What better to be thankful for than our dairy farmers! Our farmers work every day, rain or shine, they don’t take a break for sick days or even on holidays. Farmers work at all different hours of the day to make sure the cows that...

The challenges of launching a dairy

The challenges of launching a dairy

James Weber, 30, operates Weber Family Dairy near Frankenmuth, Michigan PUBLISHED ON NOVEMBER 16, 2020 “There are lots of life lessons that are learned, that can only be learned through living them,” James Weber says in the podcast. (Stock photo via U.S. Department of...

Annual Dairy Discussion seminar to be held Dec. 1

Annual Dairy Discussion seminar to be held Dec. 1

Seminar to focus on manure management practices and opportunities in renewable natural gas The Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach Dairy Team will host its annual Dairy Discussions Seminar on Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to noon. (US Embassy via...