Dairyline Podcasts

Favorable Feed Prices

Patrick Patton, President of Stewart-Peterson, Inc. joins us again to discuss the latest feed prices and how to prevent emotions from influencing future decisions. 


Benchmarking Your Calves

Why is benchmarkign calves and heifers an important investment? We posed that question to Gary Geisler, calf and heifer specialist with Purina Animal Nutrition. 


Legume and Grass Forage Outlook

Dr. Mike Hutjens joined us again this week to discuss the latest outlook regarding legume and grass forages. 


Study Shows Billions in Losses in EU's Seizure of Common Food Names

Surrendering to a European Union seizure of common food names would cost the U.S. dairy industry billions of dollars, according to a new study. Chris Galen of the National Milk Producers Federation fills us in on today's DairyLine. 


DCHA Gold Standards Offers Detailed Info to Members

Members of the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association have new benchmarks available for raising calves and heifers. Sarah Hill spoke with Lane Sollenberger, president of the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) at World Dairy Expo. 


Organic Dairying Can Be Lucrative...If Done Correctly

Stephen and Hope Galens milk 22 cows on 160-acre farm in Clifton Springs, NY. The Galens are three-time recipeints of Horizon's National Quality Award. Stephen joined us on today's DairyLine.


Evaluate Manure Collection Costs

Evaluating manure collection costs is crucial to a dairy producers' bottom line. Jeremy Sanford with GEA Farm Technologies tells us more. 


Students Score With Milk Grant

Hayward Unified School District (HUSD) was presented with a $10,000 ‘Hometown Grant’ from Real California Milk, representing the state’s dairy families, and the&


Farmers Assuring Responsible Management

U.S. dairy farmers have a great track record of excellent animal care. FARM demonstrates your commitment to animal care and shows consumers


Time to Book Cottonseed For 2017

Cottonseed has been under pressure but prices remain favorable for dairy producers. Cotton Incorporated's Tom Wedegaertner explains from World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. 


Corn Silage Challenges

Dr,. Mike Hutjens joins us this week to discuss the corn silage challenges this fall. 


Joint Dairy Meeting Fast Approaching

Every fall, the National Milk Producers Federation organizes a joint annual meeting with the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) and the United Dairy Industry Association (UDIA). NMPF's Chris Galen has a p


Processors' Perspective - Election Update

There is a lot at stake for dairy producers and processors in this election. Dave Carlin, IDFA's Sr. VP of Legislative Affairs and Economic Policy tells us more in this month&


World Dairy Expo: Celebrate 50!

The 50th Anniversary of World Dairy Expo is this week in Madison, Wisconsin. General Manager Scott Bentley gave us a preview. 


Analyzing Low Butterfat Tests

Dr. Mike Hutjens joined us this week to discuss the importance of analyzing why butterfat tests are low. 


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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