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Jim DickrellDairy Editor

Jim Dickrell was named editor of Dairy Today in 1989 and associate publisher in 2007, and is based in Monticello, MN, northwest of Minneapolis. He has 30 years of publication experience, and also operated his family’s Wisconsin family dairy farm for three years following graduation from the University of Wisconsin—River Falls. He holds a Masters Degree from Hamline University, St. Paul, MN. In addition to traveling extensively within the United States covering the dairy industry, he has visited Europe, Canada and Mexico on numerous assignments for Dairy Today.    Dickrell is a past president of the National Mastitis Council, a
Jim Dickrell was named editor of Dairy Today in 1989 and associate publisher in 2007, and is based in Monticello, MN, northwest of Minneapolis. He has 30 years of publication experience, and also operated his family’s Wisconsin family dairy farm for three years following graduation from the University of Wisconsin—River Falls. He holds a Masters Degree from Hamline University, St. Paul, MN. In addition to traveling extensively within the United States covering the dairy industry, he has visited Europe, Canada and Mexico on numerous assignments for Dairy Today.    Dickrell is a past president of the National Mastitis Council, a

Articles By Jim Dickrell

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Aug 13, 2019

World Dairy Expo Seminars to Focus on Farm Finances

World Dairy Expo offers several educational forums each day over its five-day run.
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Aug 07, 2019

Little Things Can Add Up to Big Savings

Higher production does not guarantee profitability, but it does provide the opportunity to pay more bills as long as costs are contained.
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Aug 06, 2019

Check Your Corn Chopper Now

Chopper rollers have a life span of about 60,000 tons.
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Aug 01, 2019

Stretch Limited Forage Supplies

First and foremost, work with your nutritionist to re-formulate diets for lower forage levels.
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Aug 01, 2019

Pennsylvania Mulls Longer Notification Time For Ending Milk Contracts

Currently, processors are required to give just 28 days notice.
Holstein Cow Pasture Grazing
Jul 30, 2019

Prevent Pasture Damage During Wet Weather

The key is to move cattle more frequently during wet weather.
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Jul 11, 2019

Minnesota Crop Yields Enhanced by Climate Change

Other areas of the U.S. aren’t so lucky. The Eastern corn belt have seen yields decline due to changing climate.
Jun 12, 2019

Minnesota Hangs Tough on June 20 Dicamba Cutoff

The State of Minnesota is hanging tough on its June 20 cutoff for the use of dicamba, despite the late spring and delayed planting.
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Mar 19, 2019

Blow Air In, Not Out

This barn design reverses air flow — and conventional wisdom.