A Washington State based manufacturer of anerobic digesters is introducing innovative water purification technology for dairy and livestock manure. Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News interviews Michael Grossman of Regenis, based in Ferndale, Washington, who describes [Read More …]
Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News talks with Bob Wellington, longtime dairy economist at Agri-Mark Cooperative, which is based in Andover, Mass. He describes the letter sent to USDA Secretary Perdue, advocating minimum wholesale prices for [Read More …]
This Week in Dairy with Joel Hastings features Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), who supports the Sprint Accelerator program for new high-tech businesses in Kansas City. This week Kevin Strathman, senior VP of finance, describes [Read More …]
Brothers Jack and John Postma milk 1700 cows near Modesto, Calif. Last fall they moved part of the herd into a 600-cow freestall barn equipped with Lely robots. Recently TDR, the local dealer, organized an [Read More …]
This week, Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News interviews dairy farmer Darin Von Ruden from Westby, Wisconsin, who is Board President of the Wisconsin Farmers Union. In the face of concerns over dairy trade, he contends [Read More …]
In the video below, Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News interview With Laurie Fischer of the American Dairy Coalition (ADC) regarding immigration reform and activities on Capitol Hill.
Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News interviews Tim Trotter of Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative in Green Bay, Wisconsin about the organization and current challenges with trade and export.
Joel Hastings talks with Michael McMahon of E-Z Acres Farm in Homer, N.Y. Mike and his family milk 700 cows and farm 2300 acres south of Syracuse. They are one of three dairy farm families [Read More …]
With dairy producers under seemingly endless financial pressure, we talk this week with Financial Consultant John Ellsworth who shares some management strategies aimed at improving margins.
Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News interviews Executive Director Keith Marsh about the brand new Indiana Ag & Tech School that will begin classes for students grades 7 – 12 this July. They talk about this [Read More …]
Dairy exports to Mexico have been in the headlines this week. Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News interviews Jaime Castaneda of the Dairy Export Council, who shares his insights on NAFTA and U.S. dairy trade.
California producers are voting on accepting, or not, a Federal Milk Marketing Order for the state. With the deadline of May 5 fast approaching, Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News spoke with dairy economist Dr. Mark [Read More …]
Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News speaks with Annie AcMoody, dairy economist with Western United Dairymen. A producer information meeting, one of three in California hosted by WUD, had just finished on Apr. 18 in Tulare, [Read More …]
Dairy producer and consultant Geoff Vanden Heuvel talks with Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News. Both attended the the USDA’s meeting about the California FMMO on April 10, 2018 in Clovis, California.
Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News speaks of the USDA announcement regarding the Dairy Margin Protection Program, proposed imposition of tariffs on Chinese goods, and the final decision on a Federal Milk Marketing Order for California.
Joel Hastings, with DairyBusiness News interviews Jeff Mulligan who with his family milks 1300 cows near Avon, N.Y. just south of Rochester. He tells us how his farm has grown and why he is a [Read More …]
From San Antonio, Texas, Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News interviews Rene Sondergaard and Uffe Lauritsen of RYK. Rene Sondergaard, a dairy producer in Denmark who is Vice President of the board of RYK in Aarhus, [Read More …]
While the DHI system itself generates lots of information for dairy producers, the delegates to the 53rd annual meeting of NDHIA heard a variety of presentations on the rapidly increasing volume and variety of data [Read More …]
Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News interviews João Dürr, CEO of CDCBfrom the National DHIA Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Durr speaksof their launching individual health traits in April and several other upcoming activities.
Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News provides updates on important upcoming dairy meetings and conferences.
DCHA conference tours on Tuesday, April 10 will focus on several areas of calf and heifer management. As a conference attendee, you can attend one of two industry tours. The day will conclude with an [Read More …]
John Pagel of Kewaunee, Wisconsin Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness pays tribute to John Pagel of Kewaunee, Wisconsin who died in a private plane crash en route from Indianapolis to Green Bay. We join with so [Read More …]
These are the themes of three new videos promoting U.S. dairy exports to our business customers throughout the world. The videos were released on ThinkUSAdairy.org, the U.S. Dairy Export Council’s website for global customers. USDEC [Read More …]
Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness interviews Dr. Vikram Mistry at World Ag Expo. Dr. Mistry is head of the Dairy Department at South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD and describes the three dairy tracks at [Read More …]
This week, Joel Hastings speaks of breeding better dairy cows and the round table discussion on this topic, a week ago, at the California Holstein Convention.
This week, Joel Hastings speaks with Rachel Mancebo at this year’s California Junior Holstein Convention.
This week, Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News speaks of the Tulare County, CA Board of Supervisors adoption of a new dairy plan, regulating dairy farms and streamlining the permitting process for new or expanding dairy [Read More …]
This week, Joel Hastings talks about President Trump’s speach at the American Farm Bureau Convention, where Trump discussed the new tax bill, NAFTA, and the U.S. economy. Hastings also gives insight on Ag Secretary Sonny Purdue’s Task [Read More …]
This week, Joel Hastings discusses the Holstein Association’s release of the calendar year 2017 and the participation in registry and identification of Holstein cattle once again setting new records.
This week, Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness & HolsteinWorld focuses on combined fat and protein as the driver for farm milk prices, with management strategies identified to increase fat production on the dairy farm and the [Read More …]