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

18 Jul, 2019

Milking Almonds, One Year Later

Business | By: Mike Opperman

The alternative dairy market continues to grow, and now there's lab-grown dairy products. 

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08 Jul, 2019

An Early Frost, Freeze Is Likely

Business | By: Tyne Morgan

A cooler bias in the weather could stick around this year, bringing up real concerns about the damage an early frost, freeze could cause. Drew Lerner of World Weather Inc. says a normal or even early freeze is possible.

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05 Jul, 2019

An Immigrant Family's Rocky Road To Success

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Anita Van der Laan moved to America and started her own farm with her husband Pieter. Today the Van der Laans, milk 4,500 cows and farm 7,000 acres with their grown children

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05 Jul, 2019

Brothers Prepare To Take Over The Family Farm

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Jared and Josh Lund are entering into a partnership with their dad to form J3 farms. 

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04 Jul, 2019

Milk Price Improves In Time For Higher Feed Costs

Business | By: Ben Laine

A drop in production is supporting higher milk prices, just in time to offset potentially higher feed costs. 

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03 Jul, 2019

So Your Child Wants To Dairy?

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Dairy farming has evolved to make it more appealing for young people to start their dairy business. 

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02 Jul, 2019

Large Dairies Most, Least Profitable

Business | By: Jim Dickrell

'Herds over 500 cows on average tend to be more profitable, but profit is much more variable on large farms.' --Jim Salfer, University of Minnesota

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28 Jun, 2019

8 Tips For Managing A Bigger Milk Check

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Milk prices are climbing, which means you should see it in your milk check. Here's some advice on what to do with the extra money.

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26 Jun, 2019

Think Like An Entrepreneur When You Start Your Business

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Get experience, build a plan and be patient to achieve your dream of owning a dairy.

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05 Jun, 2019

Activity Monitoring Cuts Labor, Health Costs

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Letting cows tell us when they're sick leads to less treatment costs and labor savings.

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