Pay Back Your Cow & Yourself
August 20, 2014 — We’ve seen some profitable margins for dairy producers lately. Gary Sipiorski from Vita Plus joined us on today’s PDPW “Your Bottom Line” segment to share some advice for those producers who may have a little extra cash in their pocket.    
Back to School – Back to Nutrition
August 19, 2014 — It’s back to school time and the School Nutrition Association has been working hard to make sure students across the country are getting the nutrition they need from school meals. Diane Pratt-Heavner with the School Nutrition Association joins us on today’s DairyLine to discuss:  
GMO’s: Study the Science
August 18, 2014 – We hear  lot of opposition out there when it comes to genetically modified science. Former USDA organic inspector Mischa Popoff would like to set the record straight when it comes to allegations from what he calls “urban activists.” Listen to his interview with DairyLine’s Bill Baker here:  
Time Frame Questioned Over CDFA Pricing Proposal
August 12, 2014 — It’s encouraging to see California Department of Food & Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross move forward on draft legislation to bring better prices for California dairymen, but producers may not see any improvement in their pocket for three years. That’s too long according to Rob Vandenheuvel of the Milk Producers Council. He spoke […]
Tips To Help During Corn Silage Season
August 15, 2014 — It’s corn silage season. University of Illinois’ Mike Hutjens has three important factors when we make this important forage crop for dairy cows. Listen here:  
Feeding Cows with Robots
August 14, 2014 — Producers need to understand the differences and cost of production between feeding cows in a free cow traffic environment versus feeding cows in a milk first cow traffic environment. Greg Larson of GEA Farm Technologies tells us more in this month’s “Robotic Milking Minute.”      
Strategize to Maximize 2015 Stands
August 13, 2014 — Join PDPW’s World Class Webinar, with expert Dr. Dan Undersander, UW Ext. Professor/Agronomy to obtain the greatest rewards for your forage. Dr. Undersander gives us a preview in this week’s PDPW “Your Bottom Line” segment on DairyLine Radio: The date is Wednesday, August 27th, 2014, but you should register before August 2oth.  The webinar will be […]
Back to School Means Nutritious Meals
August 12, 2014 — Thousands of school nutrition professionals are working diligently to make sure kids have nutritious meals when they return to school next month. Diane Pratt-Heavner is with the School Nutrition Association and joined us on today’s DairyLine to share what is expected in future school meal programs.  
Is It Really Organic?
August 11, 2014 — Mischa Popoff grew up on an organic grain farm in Canada and later became a USDA organic inspector. Hi is author of the book “Is it Organic?” and joins us on DairyLine to share some insight into the organic industry.  
German Farmers Prepare For Quota Lift
August 8, 2014 — Germany is very interesting country, according to University of Illinois’ Mike Hutjens. He had a chance to visit recently and tells us about the two types of dairying that he observed.