22 Sep, 2020

Markets Remain Abnormal

Markets | By: AgDairy Market Update

Dairy markets are beyond anyone’s estimates or wildest expectations. It gives me the impression of a market that is out of control. The coronavirus and the uncertainty it has created not only in this country, but around the world has added an…

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21 Sep, 2020

Milk-Feed Margins Could Be Stressed This Fall and Winter

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Upwards of 50% of U.S. restaurants could eventually succumb to the pandemic,…

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18 Sep, 2020

Up to $14 Billion in Round Two CFAP to Farmers, Ranchers and Growers

News | By: Sonja Begemann

Farmers impacted by economic fallout from COVID-19 will be eligible to receive funds from the up to $14 billion allocated for assistance.

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15 Sep, 2020

Cheese, Powder Shoot Up on World Markets

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Even with these price gains, only U.S. skim milk powder is competitive globally.

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15 Sep, 2020

Uncertainty Causes Increased Market Volatility

Markets | By: AgDairy Market Update

Milk futures have become more reactive to underlying cash movement this year than they had been in the past. When electronic spot trading replaced open outcry, it allowed anyone to know what was taking place as it took place. This has created…

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14 Sep, 2020

August PPD’s Are Negative—Again

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Though they are not as severely negative as June or July.

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14 Sep, 2020

California’s Stop QIP Doesn’t Quit

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Stop QIP is again asking for declaratory relief and to suspend the state’s dairy quota program.

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10 Sep, 2020

What You Must, Should Do If An Employee Becomes COVID Positive

Business | By: Jim Dickrell

The National Milk Producers Federation offers detailed resources on dealing with COVID-19. 

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08 Sep, 2020

The Nickerson Family Splits Up to Stay Together

Business | By: Jim Dickrell

This farm transition plan was three generations and 60 years in the making. 

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08 Sep, 2020

July U.S. Dairy Exports Continue Strong Growth

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

On a total milk solids basis, July dairy exports were equal to 16.9% of U.S. milk production.

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