17 Oct, 2016

It May Not Be Wise to Raise Every Heifer

Data | By: Mike Opperman

Not every heifer is better than a potential cull cow.

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14 Oct, 2016

Western Corn Belt Dairy Budgets Improve in September

News | By: Jim Dickrell

A vastly improving PPD helped offset higher hay prices.

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14 Oct, 2016

More than 52,000 E.U. Farmers Sign-up for Dairy Diversion Program

News | By: Wilfried Wesslink

In Holland, FrieslandCampina is encouraging even more production cut backs. 

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13 Oct, 2016

Board Recommends up to $3.6M in Aid for N.H. Dairy Farmers

News | By: The Associated Press

A New Hampshire board that oversees a never-before-funded emergency fund for dairy farmers has recommended that the Legislature approve up to $3.6 million for them for drought assistance.

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12 Oct, 2016

Higher Exports Could Negate Slowdown in Restaurant Business

Markets | By: Fran Howard

Despite a contraction in the restaurant business, restaurateurs remain optimistic about the next six months

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12 Oct, 2016

WASDE Forecasts Lower Milk, Cheese Prices

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

The USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) for October raised 2016 and 2017 milk production forecasts over last month due to cow inventories growing more rapidly than previously expected.

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12 Oct, 2016

Comments Pour in for Plan on Big Eastern Oregon Dairy

Business | By: The Associated Press

The public will have another month to weigh in on a controversial new mega-dairy proposed at the former Boardman Tree Farm property.

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11 Oct, 2016

Trans Pacific Partnership Could Add $300 Million in Dairy Exports

News | By: Mike Opperman

A new report by the USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist shows continued growth of the U.S. dairy sector is largely contingent on trade.

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11 Oct, 2016

Vilsack in Wisconsin to Discuss MPP

News | By: Wyatt Bechtel

Disaster assistance expected to be top of mind this week as Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack plans a stop at a Wisconsin creamery on Tuesday.

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11 Oct, 2016

California Keeps On Farming, With or Without Water

News | By: Bloomberg News

California agriculture, which had been plowing ahead in the face of a major drought, finally had an off year in 2015, according to data released recently…

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