17 Feb, 2018

Dairy Margin Protection Program Worth ‘Second Look’

 | By: Jim Dickrell

It appears Dairy Margin Protection payments could be triggered in six of the remaining months in 2018.

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16 Feb, 2018

EU Surplus Driving Global Markets

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

With processor payout prices that increased more than 30 percent in 2017, EU farmers have increased production and that's affecting global markets. 

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16 Feb, 2018

DACA Still In Limbo

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Attempts to pass immigration reform in the Senate stalled, leaving a decision on DACA hanging in the balance.

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15 Feb, 2018

Class I Sales Hit Record Low

Markets | By: Fran Howard

The Class I portion of producer paychecks shrinks as fixed costs for processors rise

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15 Feb, 2018

Innovation Center for US Dairy and USDA Extend MOU

 | By: Jim Dickrell

MOU allows dairy checkoff groups to more easily navigate USDA programs.

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14 Feb, 2018

California Federal Order Process Could Move Forward in One to Four Months—Or Not

News | By: Jim Dickrell

To expedite the process, USDA is hiring a judicial officer to review the entire hearing record.

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13 Feb, 2018

Senate Bill Would Exempt Dairy Farms from CERCLA Air Emission Reporting

News | By: Jim Dickrell

NMPF: Congress never intended CERCLA to apply to dairy or livestock operations.

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13 Feb, 2018

NMPF Urges USDA to Quickly Re-open Dairy Margin Protection Program

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

NMPF also asks that those farmers with LGM-Dairy contracts be allowed to exit and enroll in MPP if they so wish.

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12 Feb, 2018

Fonterra Pours Money Into Russian Business

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

New Zealand recently committed to reopening free trade with Russia

 

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12 Feb, 2018

Following Program Changes, MPP Enrollment Reopens

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Following spending bill changes to the MPP program, USDA reopens enrollment.

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