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More Cows Added to the Herd

FC Stone's Bill Brooks joined us on Tuesday's DairyLine to discuss the latest herd movement and feed situation. 


Vilsack Discusses Dairy Support at Senate Ag Committee

Agricutlure Secretary Tom Vilsack says he's done everything he can to support the dairy industry. He also discussed the latest research efforts with foot and mouth disease, and the new federal GMO labeling law. 


Cover Crops Add Value

Winter serial grains, turnips, and radishes can be a valuable stragegy on dairy farms. Dr. Mike Hutjens joines us to discuss cover crops. 


United Nations Discusses 'Superbug' Threat

The United Nations General Assembly voted to take a broader look at antimicrobial resistance. National Milk's Chris Galen joined us on today's DairyLine to discuss. 


PDPW Offers New Educational Programs

Margins are tight and dairy producers are hunkering down looking for solutions they can control. PDPW's Shelly Mayer joined us on today's DairyLine to tell us what new exciting educational programs are being offered. 


August Milk Production up 1.9 Percent
Milk production in the 23 major States during August totaled 16.7 billion 
pounds, up 1.9 percent from August 2015. July revised production, at 16.9 
billion pounds, was up 1.7 percent from July 2015.  The July revision 
represented an increase of 48 million pounds or 0.3 percent from last
The Benefits of Automatic Calf Feeders

Matt Costigan, calf and heifer specialist with Purina Animal Nutrition, joined us on today's DairyLine to offer his keys to successful calf raising program with automatic calf feeders. 


Study: Increased Stocking Rate Challenges Nitrogen Leaching Assumptions

A two-year study conducted in New Zealand found that more cows per grazing arae led to less nitrogen leached to ground water, challengin assumptoins on stocking rate. Dr. Ken Olson of the Ameircan Dairy Science Association tells us more. 


Dairyline Contributors

Feed Facts

Mike Hutjens, Univ. of Illinois

National Milk Report

Chris Galen, NMPF

Market Analysis

Dave Kurzawski, FC Stone

Processors' Perspective
Peggy Armstrong, IDFA
Dairy Export Update
Alan Levitt, USDEC
Strategy & Discipline
Scott Stewart, Stewart-Peterson, Inc.
Your Bottom Line
Shelly Mayer, PDPW
Market Analysis
Bill Brooks, FC Stone
We Care For Calves

Tom Earleywine

Dairy Outlook

James Dunn, Penn St.

Silage Solutions

Keith Bolsen, SiloStop