23 Mar, 2016

DFA Income More Than Doubles in 2015

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) reported this week that its 2015 net income more than doubled from the previous year, climbing to $94.1 million on net sales of $13.8 billion.

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22 Mar, 2016

Western Corn Belt Dairy Budget Bleed Red

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Dairy budgets dipped into negative territory in February for herds in the western Corn Belt.

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18 Mar, 2016

European Milk Quotas of a Different Color

Markets | By: Fran Howard

European countries, companies try to keep a lid on growing milk production.

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18 Mar, 2016

February Milk Production Up 4.6%, But Not Really

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Adjusted for leap year, milk production up 0.95%.

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18 Mar, 2016

Global Dairy Picture Brightens Domestically

Markets | By: Wyatt Bechtel

Increasing exports amounts have improved the market outlook domestically for dairy, but conditions could change during the summer, according to a market adviser.

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18 Mar, 2016

Wal-Mart to Build State-of-the-Art Milk Processing Plant in Indiana

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Construction of the 250,000 square foot facility will begin this summer, and milk processing operations are expected to begin by the summer of 2017.

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14 Mar, 2016

Bleak Outlook for Milk Futures

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

On the heels of several negative market reports last week, half of the 2017 Class III futures are now below $15.

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14 Mar, 2016

Bleak Outlook for Milk Futures

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The 2017 milk futures contracts saw double-digit losses for several days last week.

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10 Mar, 2016

Butterfat Is Gaining Popularity Among U.S. Consumers

Markets | By: Fran Howard

Sales of whole milk soared in 2015 as skim milk sales softened.

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10 Mar, 2016

USDA Releases NAHMS 2014 Dairy Study

Data | By: Jim Dickrell

The 2014 study contains few surprises, but it does identify potential areas to improve management.

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