From the Editor

Read comments from Progressive Dairyman editors related to each print issue of the print magazine, ranging from the origin of specific magazine articles to thoughts about industry trends.


Here is a listing of the stories that made a difference in 2014.

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It was December of 1987, the same year that Progressive Dairyman made its debut as a viable dairy publication (in March). My 82-year-old dad was gradually losing his strength as the effects of cancer were completing their merciless attacks upon his once-healthy body.

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The Christmas season is here again. Finally!

I have to admit that with four children and 5 acres at home to take care of, it seems Christmas seasons come and go faster than they used to.

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top 25 Progressive Dairyman articles of 2014

Each December, Progressive Dairyman pulls a list of our most popular online content, based on Google Analytics. This list reflects content published at during the timeframe of Nov. 1, 2013 through Nov. 1, 2014.

Be sure to visit the links below to read each article in its entirety and see follow-up questions and responses.

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I recently attended Pennsylvania’s Women in Dairy Conference in Harrisburg.

I look forward to this conference each time it’s held, and this year was no disappointment. See more coverage from the event here.

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The time to sign up for new, government-sponsored margin insurance is drawing to an end.I throw in the “government-sponsored” just because “too much government involvement” in the program is the biggest concern producers have about it.

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