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Light At End of Tunnel Pushed Backward

Matt Gould of the Dairy and Food Market Analyst newsletter discusses the messages from the August Milk Production report and how the light at the end of the tunnel may have been pushed backward by the latest tariff war salvo with China.  

Expected Corn Grain Price Sees Big Range

Feed and forage from around the U.S. with Dr. Mike Hutjens, a retired dairy extension specialist from the University of Illinois.  

Crunch Time in Washington

Both the deadlines to fund the government and pass a new farm bill are less than two weeks away.  Chris Galen of the National Milk Producers Federation gave Dairy Radio Now listeners an update on what's been happening in our nation's capital.  

August Milk Up 1.4 Percent

Increased milk per cow coaxed U.S. milk output to climb in August more than expected. The Agriculture Department’s latest data for the top 23 states puts output at 17.2 billion pounds, up a pretty bearish 1.4 percent from August 2017 and the 57th consecutive month...

October Federal Order Class I Up $1.48

The Agriculture Department announced the October Federal order Class I base milk price at $16.33 per hundredweight, up $1.48 from September, 11 cents below October 2017, but the highest Class I since December 2017. It equates to $1.40 per gallon, up from $1.28 in...

Dairy Markets Face Global Uncertainty

How are the dairy markets reacting to the recent headlines? FC Stone's Dave Kurzawski discusses with Lee Mielke.  

High Moisture Corn Options

It's that time of year again, and in the Midwest, producers are looking at their options regarding high moisture corn. Dr. Mike Hutjens from the University of Illinois has more on this Feed Form Friday:    

World Dairy Expo Focuses on “The Next Frontier”

World Dairy Expo is not only home to one of the best-known dairy cattle shows in the world, it also brings together the latest in dairy innovation with the world's largest dairy-focused tradeshow.  Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy...

Moderation Is Key To DCAD Management

SoyChlor nutritionist Dr. Tim Brown joined us again on Dairy Radio Now to tell us more about feeding a negative DCAD diet to pre-fresh dairy cows to prevent hypocalcemia at calving. He also shares the latest research being done with more extreme levels of DCAD but...

July U.S. Dairy Exports Up From A Year Ago

The Trump administration appears to have worked a deal with Mexico and while talks continue with Canada, High Ground Dairy's Lucas Fuess tells us the latest U.S. dairy export data:    

Watch Out For Farm Equipment!

Planting season has started and travelers will see an increase of farm equipment traveling the roads, especially in rural areas.  Please slow down well before you approach the equipment and only pass where legal and safe to do so. Farm equipment has a legal right to...

China Beef Trade Deal Anticipated

China has indicated they are letting U.S. beef back into the country but a lot has to happen before the ships start sailing. American Cattle News spoke with Reid Blossom, executive VP of the Illinois Beef Association about what has to happen for beef exports to...

OK Foundation Provides Fire Relief Fund

To date, more than $1,000,000.00 has been donated to the Fire Relief fund set up by the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation, a 501(c)3, to aid Oklahoma ranchers following the wildfires in early March. Listen to interview here with Chancey Hanson  “100 percent of the fire...

Iowa Cover Crops Help With Water Issues

Cover crops are quite popular in Iowa for several reasons, including soil conservation and helping with water quality issues. That goes along with helping reduce nutrients to Iowa waters and the Gulf of Mexico with the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy. Dr. Daniel Loy...