18 Nov, 2019

First Half 2020 Class IV Milk Outpaces Class III

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Class IV markets traded stronger to begin the week to the tune of 3-13 cents on Monday.

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18 Nov, 2019

Perdue Directs FSA To Prioritize MFP Payments

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While USDA initially said the second round of MFP payments would be made between Nov. 18 and Nov. 28, 2019, county FSA offices have been directed to prioritize processing of the payments and conclude that by November 22.

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18 Nov, 2019

China, U.S. Trade Talks Continue With Some Signs of Progress

News | By: Bloomberg News

Top negotiators from China and the U.S. talked again this weekend, after signs of concessions from both sides on some of the outstanding issues.

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15 Nov, 2019

Joe Theismann Scores Business Touchdowns at MILK Business Conference

Business | By: Portia Stewart

Use these 8 tips to score more touchdowns in business—and in life

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14 Nov, 2019

Dean Foods Bondholders Just Say No to Merger With Dairy Co-op

News | By: Bloomberg News

At a first-day bankruptcy hearing, an attorney for a third of the company’s bondholders said that while Dean is “focusing exclusively” on a combination with the co-op, that option won’t be “value-maximizing.”

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14 Nov, 2019

CME To Launch Block Cheese Futures and Options

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Each contract will represent the equivalent of 20,000 lb of block cheddar cheese.

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14 Nov, 2019

CWT Dairy Export Sales Top 100 Million Pounds in 2019

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

The milk equivalent of these sales is just shy of 900 million pounds on a milk-fat basis.

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13 Nov, 2019

Dairy Farmers of America Wants to Buy Dean Foods But Others May Too

News | By: Bloomberg News

Dairy Farmers of America Inc, the biggest U.S. dairy cooperative, is in advanced talks to acquire U.S. milk processor Dean Foods Co. But other would-be buyers could emerge.

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12 Nov, 2019

2020 Milk Prices: Obstacles and Opportunities

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Some analysts say they could reach 2014 levels in the next year.

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