01 Feb, 2017

Managing Risk Key to New MPP

Risk Management | By: Mike Opperman

Options for improving the MPP program will need to give producers more risk management options.

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01 Feb, 2017

Cash is King, When You Have It

Finance | By: Curt Covington

It’s not like dairy producers are printing money at the moment. Those who have been around this industry long enough know it’s just a matter of time before the market turns and dairies start being profitable again.

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31 Jan, 2017

Farm Bureau Working on New Milk Price Insurance

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

A new type of dairy revenue insurance, that would offer regional protection against both milk price and production declines, is being worked on by the American Farm Bureau Federation, American Farm Bureau Insurance Services (AFBIS) and academic…

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31 Jan, 2017

Beginning of a Trade Skirmish with Canada Over Dairy Imports?

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Dairy companies are asking 25 state governors to get involved.

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30 Jan, 2017

Rising U.S. Dollar Could Limit 2017 Dairy Export Opportunities

Markets | By: Fran Howard

Contracting world output provides United States with opportunity to gain world market share in dairy.

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30 Jan, 2017

What the Next Farm Bill Looks Like for Dairy

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

The next Farm Bill will have a significant impact on dairy policy and producers. 

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27 Jan, 2017

Talks Advance on New Michigan Processing Facility

News | By: Mike Opperman

New facility would have capacity for 8 million pounds per day.

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25 Jan, 2017

Economists Still Bullish Despite Bearish Dairy Reports

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

This was a strong year for milk production, and the Green Bay Packers didn't make it to the Super Bowl, potentially hurting cheese sales.

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25 Jan, 2017

New Hampshire Bill Targets $2 million to Dairy Farmers

News | By: Jim Dickrell

If passed, money could be in farmers hands by March.

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25 Jan, 2017

Put Quality in Forage Contracts

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Make sure the forage your contractor puts up meets herd production needs

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