20 Jan, 2020

2020 Dairy Margin Coverage Enrollment Down 19 Percentage Points

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

“Partly driving the decline is the brighter economic outlook for dairy in 2020.” --Michael Nepveux, Farm Bureau

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20 Jan, 2020

California Water Restrictions to Become More Severe

Business | By: Fran Howard

Dropping land values in some areas could put the brakes on dairy expansions.

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17 Jan, 2020

Could Dairy Be a Big Winner in the Phase One Trade Agreement?

Policy | By: Tyne Morgan

Just days after the U.S. and China signed the Phase One agreement, agricultural groups, traders and producers are still trying to sink their teeth into the scope of the trade deal.

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16 Jan, 2020

Milk Markets Bounce Higher

Markets | By: Know Your Market

The dairy complex caught another bounce on Thursday.

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16 Jan, 2020

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes USMCA

Policy | By: The Associated Press

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win before senators turn their full attention to his…

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16 Jan, 2020

Dairy Reaction to China Trade Deal: Relief Rather Than Elation

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Industry officials say Phase One is a good start, much more needs to be done.

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15 Jan, 2020

Phase 1 China Deal Signed Clearing Way for $80 Billion in Ag Purchases

Policy | By: John Herath

A phase one trade deal with China is official, clearing the way for America’s chief trade competitor to purchase $80 billion worth of U.S. agricultural goods over the next two years.

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15 Jan, 2020

USDEC: These Eight Factors Will Drive 2020 Global Dairy Markets

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

The loss of sales to China between January and November 2019 is equal to about 1.3% of total U.S. milk solids.

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15 Jan, 2020

Once USMCA Passes the Senate, Pay Attention to Canadian Implementation

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Once the deal passes the Senate, it will be Canada’s turn to ratify the agreement. 

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14 Jan, 2020

Milk Markets Mixed on Eve of Phase One Deal Signing

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Class III milk futures were mixed but with little change. 2020 months ranged from 4 lower to 5 cents higher.

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