01 Jul, 2016

Outline Employee Success With Farm Job Descriptions

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

There are two reasons job descriptions are essential for all businesses, according to Kim Seeling Smith, a business coach with Ignite Global, an international training and consulting firm.

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01 Jul, 2016

Enrollment for 2017 Dairy Margin Protection Program Begins Today

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Farms can also submit applications for inter-generational transfers for adult children, grandchildren and spouses to increase production histories. 

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30 Jun, 2016

56.1 Million Hay Acres Offers Livestock Producers Hope for Lower Feed Costs

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Feed prices could be looking better next year for livestock producers.  

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30 Jun, 2016

Ohio Prisons get $1.3M from Selling about 1,400 Dairy Cattle

Finance | By: The Associated Press

Records show Ohio's prisons agency made nearly $1.3 million after selling about 1,400 dairy cattle as part of a larger effort to raise money for new rehabilitation and job-training programs for inmates.

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30 Jun, 2016

Post-Quota Boom in Europe could be Over

Markets | By: Fran Howard

A year after elimination of milk quotas, the EU dairy industry now has to deal with potential exit of its third-largest milk producer.

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29 Jun, 2016

May All-Milk Price Down 50 Cents

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Cow prices decline with drop in milk prices. 

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29 Jun, 2016

Milk Market: Bearish Fundamentals Here To Stay

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As dairy farmers struggle to stay in business and rely on out producing low prices, bearish fundamentals grow stronger troubling the market.

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29 Jun, 2016

2016 Acreage Preview: Alfalfa Acres Expected to Slip This Year

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As USDA’s Acreage Report comes out on Thursday, many livestock producers are looking to the hay report in hopes of keeping their feed costs low this year.

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29 Jun, 2016

Two Reasons Brexit Will Hurt Milk Prices

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Brexit's impact on dairy could be felt for quite some time, according to Jim Wiesemeyer of Informa Economics.

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28 Jun, 2016

U.S. Milk Powder Processors Adding 440 Million Pounds of Additional Capacity

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Four states will see additional processing capacity.

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