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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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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06 Nov, 2018

How Tonight’s Election Could Impact Your Tax Bill

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

This time last year President Trump introduced the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Doug Claussen, a partner and CPA with K-Coe Isom says tonight’s elections could impact your tax bill in the long-term.

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06 Nov, 2018

Selection for Immunity Could Save $72,330 per Year for 1,000 Cow Dairy

Business | By: Wyatt Bechtel

Recent research shows that selecting for immune response with genetics can save a 1,000 cow dairy an estimated $72,330 per lactation.

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06 Nov, 2018

Global Dairy Markets Soften Yet Again

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

This is the sixth consecutive twice monthly trading session that has been in negative territory.

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