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Wise up with our business feed. From industry changes to technological advacements in the milk business.

31 May, 2018

Colored Cows Are Adding Fat To The Milk Supply

Business | By: Mike Opperman

More Jerseys and crossbreds, plus better genetics and management, are increasing component levels of the U.S. milk supply. 

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25 May, 2018

Milk Prices Benefit From Balance

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Cull and replacement levels are about equal, which could limit U.S. production and help prices.

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21 May, 2018

Balancing Water Intake

Business | By: Wyatt Bechtel

Distance walked is limiting factor on open lot dairies when it comes to water access

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15 May, 2018

Dairy Farm Bankruptcies Impact Rural Communities

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As farmers continue to struggle with low milk prices, many are being forced to go out of business causing the rural communities they are located in to suffer too.

 

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11 May, 2018

3 Rules To Better Decision Making

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Use prediction and judgement to improve your ability to make the right decisions about your business.

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10 May, 2018

7 Steps to Strong Partnerships

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Take your time when building a business partnership.

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09 May, 2018

VIDEO: Sue McCloskey Credits Partnerships For Fairlife's Success

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

In this video interview, McCloskey shares why she thinks partnerships have made Fairlife as successful as it is.

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08 May, 2018

See The First Robot Rotary In The U.S.

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Hoffman’ Happy Holsteins is home to the first robot rotary in the U.S.

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27 Apr, 2018

Lameness in Robotic Dairies

Business | By: Fernando Diaz

In robot milking systems, lame cows need extra care.

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13 Apr, 2018

The Time May Be Right For MPP

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Reduced Tier 1 premiums and lower projected margins improves value of MPP participation.

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