20 Feb, 2020

Licensed U.S. Dairy Farms Decline 8.8% in 2019

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Forty-three states saw a decline in dairy farm numbers. 

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20 Feb, 2020

January U.S. Milk Production Up 0.9%

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Over the past decade, U.S. milk production has jumped 13% while cow numbers have climbed just 2.3%.

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19 Feb, 2020

Dairy Farmers Have Mixed Feelings About the DFA/Dean Acquisition

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While dairy farmers have been talking about the potential for Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) to purchase Dean Foods assets for months, when news broke earlier this week farmers were not short of opinions.

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19 Feb, 2020

Wisconsin Assembly Passes Phosphorus Water Quality Clearing House

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The clearinghouse would operate much like a carbon credit exchange.

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18 Feb, 2020

DFA Says Direct Shippers Will Not Lose Markets in Dean Foods Acquisition

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

DFA executive vice president and chief of staff, Monica Massey, says “direct shippers will get to decide where to ship their milk.”

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18 Feb, 2020

World Dairy Markets Again Soften

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

The one bright spot was cheddar cheese, up 5.3%

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17 Feb, 2020

California Dairy Quota Intrigue Continues

News | By: Jim Dickrell

California’s Department of Food and Agriculture hA rejected a proposal to start a 5-year phase-out of the state’s dairy quota program.…

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17 Feb, 2020

The Bright Future Ahead For A Changing Dairy Industry

Markets | By: Tom Bailey

Yes, there is change in the U.S. milk industry. But a promising futures lies ahead.

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14 Feb, 2020

Could A Trade Deal With India Be on The Horizon?

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Reuters reports India has offered to partially open up its poultry and dairy markets in a bid for a limited trade deal when President Trump visits the counter later this month. 

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14 Feb, 2020

China’s Appetite for Dairy in 2019 Supported Global Prices

Markets | By: Fran Howard

Chinese imports of SMP and Cheese hit record highs in 2019.

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