There’s some exciting news coming out of Canada!
Progressive Dairyman – Canada
First, Progressive Dairyman introduces us to Progressive Dairyman – Canada, a new addition for readers in Canada, scheduled to be published six times in 2011. Targeted to all dairy producers and related industry professionals in Canada, it will follow a similar editorial and ad format to the Progressive Dairyman – U.S. edition.…Continue
Added by Chad Huyser on January 28, 2011 at 2:47pm — No Comments
Great news for online agvocates! The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA)is hosting a series of webinars in 2011 that are all geared towards social media training.
The first webinar will be at 10:30 a.m. CST on Thursday, January 20 (yes, that’s tomorrow!). This will be the first of 12 free hour-long online learning sessions scheduled monthly through 2011.
For more, visit…Continue
Added by Chad Huyser on January 19, 2011 at 10:01am — No Comments
We’re excited to share news that South Dakota has become home to it’s first robotic dairy. Keloland TV recently featured Stuart Plucker’s farm in, Mechanized Milking.
Visit LelyLife.com for more!
Added by Chad Huyser on January 13, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
If 2011 is the year you want to learn more about input costs, finance, nutrition, milk quality, herd management, and milk marketing and dairy policy plans, then you’re in luck!
Hoard’s Dairyman recently announced a FREE webinar series that will cover these topics (and much more), scheduled to be held the second Monday of each month starting on January 10th.For more about the Hoard's Dairyman webinar series,… Continue
Added by Chad Huyser on January 6, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
In preparation for the upcoming New Year, we’ve reflected on our “agvocate” New Year’s resolutions, along with how we can better incorporate YouTube into our story-telling efforts.
To bring to a close 2010 and gear up for 2011 (yes, it’s only 2 days away!?), we’d like to send one final inspiration your way and share a video released by…Continue
Last week we talked about New Year’s resolutions, asking:
“What are your ‘agvocate’ New Year’s resolutions?”
Added by Chad Huyser on December 21, 2010 at 11:36am — No Comments
I just read this article by Barry Estabrook on http://politicsoftheplate.com.feedand thought it might spark a nice discussion here. Give it a read and post your thoughts.
A Tale of Two Dairies–How to End the Crisis on Our Farms
Posted: 16 Dec 2010 12:08 PM…
Added by Corianderapplesauce on December 19, 2010 at 3:21pm — No Comments
Nathan and Barbara Blesy of Springville, NY, were recently recognized with the New York Farm Bureau Young Farmer Achievement Award at the December 7, 2010, annual meeting. The award recognizes young farmers for their agricultural pursuits and leadership within the community.
For more on this exciting news, visit…Continue
Added by Chad Huyser on December 14, 2010 at 10:15am — No Comments
More good news for dairy!
The Institute of Medicine released new dietary recommendations for calcium and vitamin D, taking special note of the important role of enough vitamin D and calcium in one’s diet. These recommendations, known as Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI), are used by both health professionals and policy makers to guide consumers’ dietary patterns. While the daily calcium recommendations remain similar to previous DRI values, vitamin D recommendations…Continue
Added by Chad Huyser on December 8, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments
It may seem like World Dairy Expo just wrapped up its 2010 event, but they’re already planning for 2011! Right now, Expo is taking nominations for Industry Person of the Year, Dairyman of the Year, Dairy
Woman of the Year and International Person of the…
Added by Chad Huyser on December 3, 2010 at 9:12am — No Comments