07 Jan, 2019

American Dairy Coalition Calls on President Trump to Liquidate Cheese Surplus

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

The group cites a reduction in cheese exports to China by nearly 65% and to Mexico by more than 10%. 

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04 Jan, 2019

Good news: Positive Demand Bolsters Milk Futures

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Strong demand for product prices, especially powder, is leading to higher Class IV prices. The Class IV price…

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04 Jan, 2019

Mexico Remains Key Market for U.S. Dairy Amid Trade Conflict

Markets | By: Fran Howard

Competition for the growing Mexican dairy market should pick up now that the trans-Pacific trade agreement is in effect.

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02 Jan, 2019

California Methane Digesters Largely Dependent on Government Credits

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Up to 93% of the revenue to operate a methane digester would come from state and federal government credits.

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02 Jan, 2019

Global Dairy Prices Up for Third Consecutive Auction

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Eight of the nine commodities posted positive gains on today's auction.

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31 Dec, 2018

2018 Federal Order Prices Reflect Bleak Milk Price Landscape

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

At no time did the Class I mover in 2018 close higher than the December 2017 price of $16.88.

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31 Dec, 2018

Wisconsin Truly Is Cheese Head Nation

News | By: Jim Dickrell

In 2017, Wisconsin produced nearly 3.4 billion pounds of cheese, accounting for 27% of the nation’s cheese production.

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28 Dec, 2018

Dairy CEOs Discuss The State of the Dairy Industry

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Leaders fielded moderated and audience questions during the 2018 MILK Business Conference.

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27 Dec, 2018

Farm Bill Dairy Program Could Put Mid-sized Dairies At Risk

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

'Mid-sized dairies could be the ones who equilibrate the market.' Marin Bozic, University of Minnesota

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26 Dec, 2018

Selling Your Farm Is Not A Retirement Plan

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Matt Lange urges young farmers to take a higher draw and then use a portion of that draw to fund a retirement account just like any other company would do.

 

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