13 Nov, 2018

Better Your Business With These 10 Steps

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A business plan can allow producers to control their destiny.

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13 Nov, 2018

New Dairy Revenue Protection Builds Off Success of Crop Insurance

Risk Management | By: Tyne Morgan

A new dairy revenue protection (DRP) program launched this year, creating hopes it will provide another tool to help protect dairy farmers.

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13 Nov, 2018

Retail Milk Prices Might Be Lowest in Nearly a Century

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Adjusted for inflation, today's consumers are getting a very good deal. 

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12 Nov, 2018

Presentations From MILK Business Conference 2018

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Looking for power point presentations from the 2018 MILK Business Conference? Here they are!

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12 Nov, 2018

NMPF Urges Passage of Farm Bill in Lame Duck Session

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

For dairy, changes include increasing the insurable feed-milk margin from $8 to $9, calculating margins on a monthly basis and reducing premiums for herds producing less than 5 million lb of milk annually.

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09 Nov, 2018

Keep Dairy Risk Management Options Open Analysts Warn

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Bottom line, be prepared for milk markets to move in either direction.

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08 Nov, 2018

USDA Lowers Milk Production Forecast

News | By: Mike Opperman

Lower dairy cow numbers are expected to slow production into 2019

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08 Nov, 2018

California’s Federal Milk Marketing Order Begins Operation Today

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

The move to have California join the Federal Order system began in 2015, with the hope of improving state milk prices. 

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07 Nov, 2018

Markets, Labor and Tech: What's On The Minds Of Dairy Farmers?

Data | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Spoiler alert: despite a host of challenges, most producers are optimistic about their futures.

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07 Nov, 2018

California Prop 12 Likely to Have Little Effect on Dairy, Beef Industries

 | By: Jim Dickrell

It’s the second time in the last decade that California voters have passed an animal welfare initiative.

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