Today's Show


World Markets Are Putting in a Floor

Fonterra’s surprise announcement Wednesday evening, announcing that it was reducing its milk volume forecast for the 2014-15 season, predicting that it will be down 3.3% from last year was our Friday DairyLine topic with Matt Gould of the Dairy & Food Market Analyst.

Animal Care & Consumers Engaging Expectations

Research shows that consumers consider animal care a critical factor when they select which products to purchase and feed their families. The most recent Food Dialogues session, presented by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance®, was held this week at IDFA's Dairy Forum 2015 in Boc

Should You Feed Your Calves Two or Three Times Per Day?

Feeding calves three times per day is gaining more in popularity, but is it necessary? DairyLine Radio posed that question to Dr. Sheila McGuirk from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin:

Pennsylvania Dairy Summit Offers Variety of Info

The Pennsylvania Dairy Summit is Feb. 4th & 5th in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Jayne Sebright gave DairyLine listeners a preview on today's radio program. More info at: http://www.padairysummit.org/

Cull Cows Not Producers

"We should be culling dairy cows, not dairy producers." That's the message from Jerome, Idaho dairy producer and NDPO board member Bob Krucker. He joined us on today's Dairyline to elaborate.

Where Can They Find Common Ground?

President Obama laid down the list of issues he wants to focus on in the coming year during this week's State of the Union speech. National Milk's Chris Galen recaps what impact any of those issues may have on agriculture.

Silage Man: Minimize the Exposure of Air

Minimizing the exposure of air to silage is a big goal that the Keith Bolsen, aka "The Silage Man," discusses in this Silage Solutions radio segment heard on DairyLine.

Rules to Live By

A recent Wall Street Journal article addressed the fundamental truths for investors. DairyLine's Bill Baker discussed a few of these "truths" about commodities with Matt Mattke of Stewart-Peterson, Inc.

How Does Management Affect Cow Health?

Many things can contribute to the risk of a cow becoming ill. Dr. Katy Proudfoot, Assistant Professer of the Department of Veterinary Preventative Medicine at The Ohio State University, joined us on today's DairyLine to discuss her research.