06 Oct, 2016

Billionaire French Milk King Shaken by Lactalis Farmer Protests

Markets | By: Bloomberg News

French billionaire Emmanuel Besnier gets milk. Transparency and media exposure not so much.

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04 Oct, 2016

Could Milk Prices Stay Depressed for 2017?

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Today at World Dairy Expo we caught up with market analyst Mike North and he says it’s time to implement risk management options for 2017.

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04 Oct, 2016

Global Dairy Prices Take Step Backward

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

But U.S. prices still competitive for cheese and skim milk powder. 

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03 Oct, 2016

Butter Prices Melting Away

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Thanks to a renewed demand for full-fat foods, butter prices saw historic highs in 2014 and 2015. But prices are down 8.8% this year and analysts say the drop won’t stop soon.

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03 Oct, 2016

Is the I-29 Corridor Full?

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Plenty of feed, lots of good, clean water and great land availability made dairy farming along the I-29 corridor attractive to relocating dairies.

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03 Oct, 2016

New Hampshire Leaders Explore Aid For Ailing Dairy Farmers

Policy | By: The Associated Press

An emergency relief fund created in 2008 to help New Hampshire dairy farmers was never funded, and state officials meeting Monday are trying to see what can be done quickly as farmers struggle with low milk prices and drought conditions.

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30 Sep, 2016

How To Properly Document Workers

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Recently, dairy farmers from Michigan made the news for having improper documentation for Hispanic employees. What do you have to fill out and what should you keep on hand?

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30 Sep, 2016

MPP Milk-Feed Margin Soars

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

High milk prices and lower feed costs combine to create much better margins.

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29 Sep, 2016

Clovis: 75% of Americans Want People in U.S. Here Legally

Policy | By: Ashley Davenport

Roughly 50% of hired crop farmworkers not legally authorized to work in the U.S., while those with work authorization sits around 19%, according to the USDA. 

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29 Sep, 2016

Price Improvement Continues

Markets | By: Tom Bailey

We expect things will slowly continue to improve in the near term as producers around the world struggle to turn production back on and demand continues to work its way through stocks.

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