Latest Dairy News

  • Town Prays for Texas Ice Cream Maker Linked to Listeria

    4/27/2015 6:44:00 PM
    Alice Stern and Billie Schomburg were among the more than 200 people who gathered at a prayer vigil Saturday to show what they say is their unwavering support for Blue Bell Creameries, which is working to resume operations after a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream prompted the company to recall all of its products.
  • DeLaval Launches US Facebook Page 4/27/2015 5:44:00 PM
    DeLaval Inc. announced today the launch of its United State’s Facebook page.
  • Chipotle Completes Plan to Remove GMOs From All Ingredients 4/27/2015 4:39:00 PM
    Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has eliminated genetically modified organisms from all its ingredients, an unprecedented move for a national U.S. restaurant chain that may give it a marketing edge over fast-food rivals.
  • Effort to Restore San Joaquin River Endures During Drought 4/27/2015 2:22:00 PM
    A multi-billion dollar project to bring salmon back to a dried-up section of California's second-longest river is moving forward despite the state's historic drought and complaints from some farmers who reluctantly agreed to give up some of their water allotments to support the effort.
  • Closing Markets Commentary 04/27/15 4/27/2015 1:47:00 PM
    Corn and wheat futures ended under pressure today, while soybeans finished higher.
  • No Funds Remaining in LGM-Dairy Program This Year 4/27/2015 12:14:00 PM
    Higher milk prices and margins motivated dairy producers to purchase the last of the funds April 24 for the USDA-RMA dairy insurance policy.
  • Does John Deere really own your tractor? 4/27/2015 12:13:00 PM
    WIRED magazine’s recent article, which stated: "It’s John Deere’s tractor, folks. You’re just driving it," really got attorney Todd Janzen's attention. He decided to dig a little deeper. Here's what he found.
  • Blame Science for Helping Fuel U.S. Ice Cream Industry’s Recalls 4/27/2015 11:44:00 AM
    The ice cream industry’s widening listeria scare, which has prompted at least five companies to recall products, is fueled in part by DNA testing and other new tools that can better detect the bacteria and trace its origins.
  • Why Are My Forage Fibers Lower? 4/27/2015 10:09:00 AM
    If you’ve noticed that your forage is testing better based on Neutral Detergent Fiber levels, don’t get too excited. It may be just dirt.
  • Weed Management on the Range 4/27/2015 8:44:00 AM
    Familiarize yourself with the declared noxious weeds for your area.
  • Cow Prices Remain Strong 4/26/2015 1:06:00 PM
    All market classes of beef cattle are at record high levels for this time of the year, but are lower than the all-time record highs established in the last half of 2014.
  • Unusual Ice Cream Recalls Raise Questions About Cause 4/26/2015 7:24:00 AM
    Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants — and whether the discoveries are related.
  • SW Idaho Farmers Juggle Thin Water Allotments 4/25/2015 12:49:00 PM
    Drought has tightened water allotments for farmers in southwest Idaho.
  • Farmers Turn to Cattle Grazing to Improve Soil, Bottom Lines 4/25/2015 9:46:00 AM
    Advocates of managed grazing say that makes for healthier pasture, healthier soil — and a healthier bottom line.
  • Blue Bell Closing All 3 Creameries for Training, Cleaning 4/25/2015 4:28:00 AM
    Blue Bell Creameries says it will close all three of its creameries in Texas, Oklahoma and Alabama for intensive cleaning and employee training in response to listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream.
  • Listeria: Jeni's 2nd Ice Cream Company to Recall Products 4/24/2015 7:13:00 PM
    A second ice cream company has recalled all of its products after health officials found listeria in a sample of its frozen treats.
  • California Orders No Water Diversions Despite Legal Rights 4/24/2015 6:19:00 PM
    About 1,500 farms and individuals in the Central Valley were ordered Thursday to stop taking water from rivers and streams for irrigation, the latest move by state regulators to save water amid intensifying drought conditions.
  • Dairy Week in Review: 4-24-15 4/24/2015 5:28:00 PM
    Stewart-Peterson's Bob Devenport explains what supported this week's climb in dairy prices.
  • Dairy Prices Holding Steady 4/24/2015 4:17:00 PM
    Dairy producers saw record profits last year, but prices are down this year.