Despite a challenging year, DFA had record net income in 2016.
Despite years of tit-for-tat filings and courthouse vitriol, settlement talks between the farmers and the cooperatives have been under way for some time.
As discussions heat up for the 2018 Farm Bill, the House Agricuture Committee held a series of hearings this week.
In testimony before House Ag Committee, Michael Dykes also says trade is critical to dairy's future.
EU producers become more efficient as herd size shrinks
Increasing production around the world could limit how high the milk price can go.
The good news: U.S. dairy commodities are all pretty much in a favorable, competitive position for export sales.
But California production declines again, with cow numbers there down 15,000 head.
Devin Nunes once said all he wanted to do was work on a dairy farm.
Butter is back, and in a big way.