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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:    
Independent Groups Fight For COOL

Independent Groups Fight For COOL

Restoring COOL was originally part of the Trump Administration’s 100-day plan. Now, almost a year into the Trump presidency, the corporate interests advising on its agriculture and trade policies are fulfilling their commitment to making COOL “dead as a doornail,”...
Beef Quality Continues To Improve

Beef Quality Continues To Improve

The Beef Quality Assurance program is an industry-initiated national standard for beef cattle production practices. “What we are seeing over time is that we are improving beef quality,” says Josh White, who leads producer education for the National...
Optimistic For 2018

Optimistic For 2018

Daley runs the family ranch near Oroville alongside his children, Kyle, Kate, and Rob, who are all passionate about the family business. Daley is also a professor of animal science and associate dean of the College of Agriculture at California State University, Chico,...

Silage Success For The New Year

Through innovative programs, products, and service, Connor Agriscience helps farmers make and manage better forages, silage, and grains. Founded by Ron and Connie Kuber in 1993 as “Connor Marketing” – The company continues to focus on bringing new...
Angus, The Business Breed

Angus, The Business Breed

Dan Moser, President of Angus Genetics, Inc. tells us about the American Angus Association and how it continues to grow. Also in the broadcast – Dr. Craig Jones of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health discusses the importance of working with your veterinarian in...