Dairyline Podcasts

More Milk Money on the Way?

A Congressional letter was sent to Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack Thursday requesting him to consider financial assistance to the dairy industry. Bob Gray of Northeast Dairy Farmer Cooperatives gives us more insight of the timing of this letter and just how optimistic he is that more milk money may be


CWT Continues to Compete for U.S. Dairy Farmers

The program Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) continues to help keep the U.S. dairy industry competitive. National Milk's Chris Galen updated DairyLine listeners Thursday.


Timing is Everything

Keith Bolsen, aka "The Silage Man" joined us on Thursday's DairyLine to discuss another important factor in the Silage Circle - Timing.


Udder Prep Talk

Who can help with udder prep during these wacky dairy cycles. Kevin Dole of Future Cow joined us to discuss.


CME Prices End The Week Higher

CME spot dairy prices ended the week higher Friday. FC Stone dairy broker Dave Kurzawski joined us to discuss.


Monitoring Subclinical Ketosis

Monitoring subclinical ketosis at the farm level is our topic this week with Dr. Mike Hutjens.


Empire Farm Days Fast Approaching

Empire Farm Days is Aug. 9-11, 2016 just outside Seneca Falls, New York. Program manager Melanie Wickham joined us on today's DairyLine with a preview.



Senate Passes Tax Credit Legislation For Biogas and Nutrient Recovery Investments

New legislatiion introduced in the U.S. Senate would modify the tax code to make a 30% tax credit available to dairy farmers and other livestock producers for biogas systems and nutrient recovery technologies. National Milk's Chris Galen joined us to discuss on Thursday's DairyLine.


PA Transparency Hearing Set For Ag Progress Days

Mike Eby, Chairman of the National Dairy Producers Organization joined us on DairyLine to update us on NDPO and a special hearing scheduled in Pennsylvania during Ag Progress Days.


Peak Milk Economics

Martha Baker, dairy nutrition specialist with Purina Animal Nutrition joined us on today's DairyLine to discuss peak milk economics.


Prices Reflecting Plenty of Hay in Some Parts of U.S.

Dr. Mike Hutjens checked in with the latest hay prices across the U.S.


Congress Passes GMO Labeling BIll

The House Thursday followed previous Senate action and passed a nationwide, mandatory genetically modified food labeling bill, which now awaits Presidential signature into law.


Technology on the Farm

Part 1 of a 2 part segmment discussing technology on the dairy farm with Dr, Jeffrey Bewley, dairy extension specialist at the University of Kentucky.


GMO Labeling Bill Passes With Tech Update

Information on genetically modified food and ingredients available by smart codes and smart phones is part of a national labeling bill approved by the Senate Thursday.


Evaluating Your Legume and Grass Forages

Dr. Mike Hutjens joined us to discuss quality indexes on your farm.


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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