The alternative dairy market continues to grow, and now there's lab-grown dairy products.
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.
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
Jared and Josh Lund are entering into a partnership with their dad to form J3 farms.
A drop in production is supporting higher milk prices, just in time to offset potentially higher feed costs.
Dairy farming has evolved to make it more appealing for young people to start their dairy business.
'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
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.
Get experience, build a plan and be patient to achieve your dream of owning a dairy.
Letting cows tell us when they're sick leads to less treatment costs and labor savings.