15 Feb, 2019

Chicago Fed Notes Dairy Liquidations, Financial Stress

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

In their February edition of the AgLetter, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago outlined financial stress on dairy farms.

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14 Feb, 2019

Your Employees Should Feel Comfortable Speaking Up

Leadership | By: Mike Opperman

Create a culture that encourages open and honest communication.

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12 Feb, 2019

Livestock Producers: Do You Drug Test?

Labor | By: Portia Stewart

We asked livestock producers with employees about their drug testing policies. Here's what we learned. 

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12 Feb, 2019

Milk Hauling Rates Jump in Upper Midwest

Business | By: Jim Dickrell

Total hauling charges jumped more than $3 million per month last year for the 11,417 dairy farmers included in the study, though part of the…

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11 Feb, 2019

MFP Enrollment Deadline Looming

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Thursday is the last day for eligible farmers to apply for Market Facilitation Program payments.

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11 Feb, 2019

Legislation Would Rein In Administration’s Ability to Impose Tariffs

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The legislation would ensure that Section 232 tariffs were used only for true national defense security purposes.

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11 Feb, 2019

Dairy-RP Tool Helps Producers Make Insurance Decisions

Risk Management | By: Mike Opperman

Signups cover nearly 15 billion pounds of milk.

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08 Feb, 2019

USDA Under Pressure To Quickly Implement Dairy Programs

Risk Management | By: Mike Opperman

When you are signing up for government programs, be patient. 

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08 Feb, 2019

Swine Fever, Retaliatory Tariffs Hit U.S. Whey Prices

Markets | By: Fran Howard

African swine fever in China adds to the sharp decline in U.S. whey prices

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08 Feb, 2019

WASDE Raises 2019 Milk Price Forecast

News | By: Mike Opperman

Forecast change is based on lower projected production, higher product prices

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