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Testing Is Key For An Optimal Metabolic State

Today's program focuses on the importance of urine pH testing to help minimize the management that's required for a Dietary Cation-Anion Difference (DCAD) program while still reaping the majority of the benefits. We're joined by Dr. Tim Brown, who provides technical...

USDA To Purchase $50 Million in Fluid Milk

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is buying 11 to 13 million gallons of milk from dairy farmers for $50 million and planning to send it to local food banks. It's the first time the USDA program that buys surplus products has purchased liquid milk. Read the full USDA...

Latest Dairy Exports Showing Strength

FC Stone dairy broker Dave Kurzawski talks with Lee Mielke about the strength in June U.S. dairy exports.  

Fresh Cow Strategies

Dr. Mike Hutjens, a retired dairy extension specialist from the University of Illinois, tells us the three pillars of a successful fresh cow strategy program.  

Injunction Sought of Beef Checkoff Collections in Several States

Beef Checkoff programs in Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin would be barred from unconstitutionally collecting funds that subsidize corporate speech if...

Food Marketers On Notice Over Fake Milk Labels

While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finally recognized the need to increase its scrutiny of plant-based products imitating standardized dairy foods, there's been some opposition on Capitol Hill for the FDA to move forward. Chris Galen from the National...

ICE executes federal search warrants in Nebraska, Minnesota and Nevada

During a multi-state operation led by special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), a series of criminal arrest warrants were executed Wednesday for 17 individuals connected to an alleged criminal...

Farm Employee Manual Do’s & Dont’s

It is extremely important that employees have an understanding of exactly how your farm operates, according to Attorney George Twohig, who provides agricultural estate planning, corporate and real estate legal services in Wisconsin. He joined us on today's Dairy Radio...

U.S. Dairy Export Sales Might Offset

FC Stone dairy broker Dave Kurzawski gives some perspective on the lost U.S. dairy export sales to Mexico and China and how they might offset during his talk with Lee Mielke:    

Aggressive Forage Testing

Today we look at an aggressive forage testing program with Dr. Mike Hutjens, a retired dairy extension specialist from the University of Illinois.