17 Jun, 2019

What’s Causing Milk’s Recent Run Higher?

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A lot of moving parts are responsible for current price action in the milk markets, according to Naomi Blohm of Stewart Peterson. 

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14 Jun, 2019

Dairy Margin Coverage Program Enrollment To Begin

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

FSA offices will be able to sign producers up beginning on Monday.

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14 Jun, 2019

Employee Arrested in Fair Oaks Abuse Case In The U.S. Illegally

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

One of those employees, Edgar Gardozo-Vasquez, 36, was arrested this week and according to ICE officials was working in the country illegally – a startling reminder than the e-verify system is broken.

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14 Jun, 2019

April Dairy Margin Coverage Payment 54¢

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

The United States Department of Agriculture reports the milk/feed margin under the Dairy Margin Cover (DMC) program for April was $8.96, which would result in a payment of 54¢ for dairy farmers signing up for $9.50/coverage.

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14 Jun, 2019

Farmer Support For Trump Holds Strong And Steady

Policy | By: Rhonda Brooks

President Donald Trump remains in U.S. farmers’ good graces, according to the latest Farm Journal Pulse survey, despite an ongoing trade war with China and a 2019 average net-farm income that is projected to be less than half of what it was in…

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13 Jun, 2019

Trade Disputes Take Toll on April Dairy Exports

Markets | By: Fran Howard

Nonfat dry milk, whey, butter and cheese exports all lower in April, with U.S. sales to China taking the biggest hits. 

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11 Jun, 2019

WASDE Confirms Analyst Expectations: Higher Milk Prices Ahead

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

In their Tuesday World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, USDA confirmed what analysts have been saying the past few…

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11 Jun, 2019

USMCA Passage Encouraged by 960+ Ag, Food Associations and Companies

Policy | By: Wyatt Bechtel

More than 960 groups representing the U.S. food and agriculture value chain at the national, state and local are urging Congress to quickly ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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10 Jun, 2019

China Putting Anchor On 2019 Exports

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

April export figures can't match last year's record numbers. 

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06 Jun, 2019

May Class III Price Hits $16.38

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Price jumps 42 cents from April. Class IV up 57 cents. 

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