The Canadian AI firm Semex has announced a relationship with a gene editing company that will allow its bulls in the future to result from high merit embryos genetically edited for the polled gene. Offspring [Read More …]
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 …]
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.
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.
This is the second in a two-part series about what your Dairy Promotion Checkoff is doing to reinforce consumer trust in dairy farm families and dairy products, to help ensure dairy sales. Part One appears [Read More …]
Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News provides updates on important upcoming dairy meetings and conferences.
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 …]
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 of DairyBusiness discusses the purchase of HolsteinWorld by Purebred Publishing, along with his long family history serving this industry through the publication.
Joel P. Hastings After three generations in my family, we’re delighted to turn over to new ownership our Holstein World magazine. We congratulate Purebred Publishing, the purchaser. Based in Columbus, Ohio, this group is committed [Read More …]
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 …]
Continuing the long-standing tradition, DairyBusiness Communications will publish the Official Program for Empire Farm Days in 2018, the Northeast’s largest outdoor farm show slated for Aug. 7 – 9 in Seneca Falls, N.Y. This according [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 …]
This week, Joel Hastings discusses the back story surrounding the Environmental Protection Agency’s ruling in federal court that would postpone reporting of air emissions until January 22, 2018.This is extremely informative and a must-see!
Dr. Pat Robertson reads George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation from 1789. Happy Thanksgiving from the staff at DairyBusiness & HolsteinWorld!
November 4, 2017 | NY Holstein Harvest | Ithaca, NY Cornell Livestock Pavilion, Ithaca, NY | 11:00am Click here for the Catalog November 4, 2017 | NY Holstein Harvest | Ithaca, NY
USDA Offers Support to People and Communities Affected by California Wildfires WASHINGTON, October 25, 2017 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced today that USDA is making resources available to [Read More …]
Northern NY Research Tests Corn-Rye Double Cropping Yield, Conservation Opportunities Northern N.Y. Harvested cornfields may look barren, but in some a winter-hardy crop is already growing. The results of field trial research funded by the [Read More …]
October 21, 2017 | The Wall Street Dairy 10th Anniversary Sale | Mayville, NY 150 Head. Holstein, Swiss, Jersey, Short Horn, Ayrshire breeds! One of the finest herds in the east! Click here to view [Read More …]
This week, Joel reports on his discussion with Bill Peck of Welcome Stock Farm in Schuylerville, NY and how the same principles are applying today as they did years ago. DairyBusiness’ This Week in Dairy, [Read More …]
DairyBusiness’ This Week in Dairy, the dairy news for June 23 2017, is presented by Joel Hastings, covering the top relevant news and information in the dairy industry. This weekly video series is provided as [Read More …]