The EU reported its first increase in milk production in nearly a year aided by the rising European milk prices and the USDEC expects the trend to continue. By: Mary Ellen Shoup
One of Minnesota Milk Producers Association’s top legislative priorities became law this week as Governor Mark Dayton signed HF 1725. The measure allows smaller (single-unit) milk trucks a 10 percent increase in their weight capacity, assuming they follow bridge limits and recommended tire load weights. By: RUSTY HALVORSON
Washington—The US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in its monthly supply-demand estimates released Wednesday, predicted that milk production, cheese and milk prices would all be higher in 2018 than in 2017.
As an aspiring judge, you were handed that clipboard and advised to hang tight onto all your recorded placings and notes for the classes you would judge. By: Bonnie Ayars
The new “Undeniably Dairy” multimedia campaign is all about the consumer.
The wooden frame at the edge of Dave and Monica Roskopf’s driveway hangs empty. For 11 years, a placard hung there, touting the couple’s 200-cow dairy as a Grassland Farm, but now only the frame remains.
Darryl Williams, working at his family dairy farm, Luther Belden, Inc. in Hatfield. The farm was founded in 1661, and will now convert the cows’ manure into electricity. By: STEPHANIE MURRAY
The establishment of a major dairy goat venture by a company which had been specializing in the operation of large dairy cow operations in Wisconsin and Michigan is proving to be a great benefit for an east central Wisconsin family-run dairy goat production, manufacturing, and marketing business. By: Ray Mueller
Canada’s dairy industry, which receives tariff and quota protections from its government, has drawn the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump, who blames Canada for millions of dollars in lost sales for U.S. milk producers. By: Jen Skerritt
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released the monthly Milk Production Report for April 2017 on May 19, 2017. By: Katelyn McCullock