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Learning to transition

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Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Emily Caldwell   
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 15:40

“Well Em, today is the first day in 48 years that I haven’t owned a dairy cow,” Dad said to me as we wrapped up our annual New Year’s Day dinner with the family. He said this with a hint of a smile and much disbelief, like he couldn’t quite grasp that this day had come. As of Jan. 1, my brother and his wife are now the owners and operators of our family dairy farm in Pennsylvania.

 

4 suggestions when adopting new technology

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Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Walt Cooley   
Tuesday, 30 December 2014 09:27

Just about one year ago, I opined on this page that the dairy industry’s rate of adoption for new technology was slow. At the time, we started an experiment to observe dairy producers test-driving a few hand-picked new technologies to see just how easy it was for forward-thinking, tech-savvy dairy managers to adopt them.

 

Survey: At least 50 percent likely to participate in margin protection program

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Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Walt Cooley   
Friday, 26 December 2014 13:30

survey resultsMore than half of U.S. dairy producers likely signed up to participate in the USDA’s new Margin Protection Program for Dairy Producers or MPP. That’s according to recent surveys conducted by Progressive Dairyman.

Beginning in September after the new program’s enrollment period began, we asked readers: How do you intend to use the farm bill’s new dairy margin insurance program?

 

I’ve waited 350 days for this

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Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Walt Cooley   
Thursday, 04 December 2014 14:53

walt cooley Christmas messageThe 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. The day after Christmas through New Year’s Eve, I find myself counting the number of days until we can do it all over again.

 


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