Editorial Calendar
Month Reservation Due
/ Materials Due
Theme / Special Sections
DairyBusiness Holstein World
January Dec. 1 / Dec. 6 FACILITIES | Housing and handling systems and equipment.
  • World Ag Expo Official Dairy Program (WDB)
  • National DHIA Special
  • Quality Milk Production Services (QMPS) editorial (EDB)
  • Type & Conformation
  • 2010 All-American nominations / AllBreed Access nominations
  • Top BAA herd lists
  • California Holsteins
  • New York Holsteins
February Jan. 3 / Jan. 5 ENVIRONMENT / MANURE MANAGEMENT | Manure-to-energy systems, other on-farm renewable energy production, nutrient management planning and environmental regulations.
  • Mid-Atlantic Holsteins
  • Year in Review Sales Summary
  • Sire Summary News
  • 2010 Junior All-American winners
March Feb. 1 / Feb. 4 FEEDING / NUTRITION | Forage and feedstuff management – from the mixer to the rumen. Additives, preservatives, feeding equipment, feeding management tools.
  • National DHIA special
  • Quality Milk (QMPS) editorial (EDB)
  • 2010 All-American winners / AllBreed Access winners
  • New England Annual
April Mar. 1 / Mar. 4 HEIFERS / CALVES | Handling, feeding and monitoring the health of the next generation of milk makers – from birth to freshening.
  • New Technology
  • Heartland Holsteins
May April 1 / April 5 COW COMFORT / COOLING | Cool comfort leads to productivity. Address heat stress with facilities, equipment and feeding.
  • National DHIA special
  • PRO-DAIRY (EDB)
  • Quality Milk (QMPS) editorial (EDB)
  • National Convention Official Program
  • Sire Summary News
June May 2 / May 5 MILK QUALITY | Mastitis control and udder health are the key components.
  • Dairy Trends & Statistics
  • Dairy Producers of New Mexico annual meeting/trade show (WDB)
  • Empire Farm Days / DairyProfit Seminars Preview (EDB)
  • Production Issue
  • U.S. Export Directory
  • Rocky Mountain Holsteins Annual
  • Midwest Holsteins
  • National Dairy Month
July June 1 / June 6 REPRODUCTION | It can be one of the most important – and most frustrating – stages of a lactation cycle, impacted by nutrition, transition health and reproduction protocols.
  • National DHIA special
  • Empire Farm Days Official Program (EDB)
  • Farm Credit Business Summary (EDB)
  • Quality Milk (QMPS) editorial (EDB)
  • Canadian Holsteins
August July 1 / July 5 HERD HEALTH | Keep ‘em healthy and productive with biosecurity, vaccinations, early diagnosis and treatments.
  • PRO-DAIRY (EDB)
  • National Convention Coverage
  • Red & White Ringside (Reprinted in Expo catalog)
September Aug. 1 / Aug. 5 MILKING SYSTEMS / PARLORS | When it’s time to harvest milk, there’s no room for poor equipment and supplies or sloppy procedures in the milking parlor.
  • World Dairy Expo Preview
  • National DHIA special
  • Quality Milk (QMPS) editorial (EDB)
  • World Dairy Expo Preview
  • Black & White and AllBreed Access Ringside (Reprinted in Expo catalog)
  • Sire Summary News
October Sept. 1 / Sept. 6 FEED PRODUCTION – FROM SEED TO HARVEST | Forage and feedstuff seeds, chemical and cropping inputs, irrigation and field equipment to help maximize feed production efficiency and lower feed costs.
  • Idaho Dairymen’s Convention (WDB)
  • Special World Dairy Expo edition
November Oct. 3 / Oct. 5 FINANCIAL PLANNING | Agricultural bankers review and outlook. Computers / Business software.
  • National DHIA special
  • Amarillo Farm & Ranch Show (WDB)
  • PRO-DAIRY (EDB)
  • Quality Milk (QMPS) editorial (EDB)
  • Fall Show coverage – Big E, Harrisburg, Madison results
  • Breeder Calendar
December Nov. 1 / Nov. 4 TECHNOLOGY / INNOVATION | New equipment and products for 2012.
  • College Directory
  • World Ag Expo Dairy Preview (WDB)
  • Focus on Youth
  • College Directory
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