26 Apr, 2016

Chinese Dairy Imports Up Substantially in March

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

New Zealand picked up the majority of the sales. 

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26 Apr, 2016

National Alfalfa Checkoff to Start This Fall

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The $1/bag program will be voluntary, but most major seed brands expected to participate.

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26 Apr, 2016

Test Finds Chernobyl Residue in Belarus Milk

News | By: The Associated Press

Radioactive isotopes found in milk in Ukraine.

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25 Apr, 2016

Make Sound Investments

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Using Net Present Value helps evaluate investment choices

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22 Apr, 2016

McDonald's All-Day Breakfast, Value Deals Help Fuel Turnaround

News | By: Bloomberg News

McDonald’s Corp.’s comeback is gaining steam, fueled by all-day breakfast, value deals and lower commodity prices.

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21 Apr, 2016

March Dairy Cow Culling Up, Sort Of

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Despite lousy milk prices, year-to-date culling is up just 5,300 head.

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21 Apr, 2016

Dairy Margins Forecast Down to the $6.50/cwt Level

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Class III milk prices and rising feed costs are squeezing margins. 

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21 Apr, 2016

Race to Get Bigger Slows

Business | By: Fran Howard

The rate of growth in the size of U.S. dairy operations has slowed in each successive five-year period since 1997

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20 Apr, 2016

145 House Members Want Answers to EPA Funding Anti-Farmer Propaganda

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

They say it fits troubling pattern of activity the Office of Inspector General has deemed illegal.

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20 Apr, 2016

March Milk Production Up 1.8%

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Cow numbers were up some 14,000 head over a year ago, and 10,000 head higher than February.

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