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Confessions of an ‘ugly cow’ lover

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Departments - Editorial
Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Emily Caldwell   
Thursday, 21 August 2014 16:40

1414pd caldwell editorialIn the July 19 issue of Progressive Dairyman, my colleague Peggy Coffeen confessed to us readers that she has felt like kind of an outsider. She’s writing for a commercial dairy magazine, but she not-so-secretly (at least anymore) loves flashy show cows.


Plan in advance for you and your cows

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Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Walt Cooley   
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 13:20

If this issue’s contents have two underlying themes, they relate to planning ahead to avoid common herd health challenges on your dairies and the transfer of your business to the next generation.


InFocus: How friendly is your state to agribusiness?

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Departments - In Focus
Monday, 04 August 2014 15:39

Would your state welcome a new dairy processing plant? Would it encourage you to expand your operation by adding cows or new facilities? Do you currently have easy access to the inputs and services you need to profitably run your dairy business?


Letter to the Editor: Dairymen can respond to undercover videos by pointing fingers or driving change

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Here is my op-ed response to the recent article by Emily Meredith. Thank you for the opportunity.

I was disappointed to see a recent article by Emily Meredith from the Animal Agriculture Alliance in Progressive Dairyman. As a spin doctor, Ms. Meredith is more than happy to take your money, but her ultimate goal is to hoodwink consumers, not improve animal welfare. In the long run, that will further erode consumer trust in the dairy industry.



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