19 Jan, 2017

December Dairy Cow Culling Up

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

But total slaughter for the year down a tad

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19 Jan, 2017

Dairy Industry Groups React Favorably to Perdue USDA Nomination

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Dairy industry groups were saying all the right things with President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture.

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19 Jan, 2017

Milk Price Boost On The Horizon

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A new MILK Intelligence survey shows farmers expect average prices for 2017 to beat 2016 prices by at least $2.

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18 Jan, 2017

Trump Said to Nominate Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

Two transition officials confirm pick of ex-Georgia governor.

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18 Jan, 2017

Puerto Ricans Could Ease South Dakota Dairy Labor Shortage

Labor | By: The Associated Press

Unable to find enough workers to carry out the painstaking tasks of milk production, dairy producers in South Dakota hope to tap into a different labor force: unemployed residents of Puerto Rico.

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18 Jan, 2017

Nine Questions with New IDFA CEO

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Michael Dykes, new CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association, answers our questions. 

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17 Jan, 2017

Vilsack Has Clear Vision for USDEC Role

News | By: Mike Opperman

Vilsack will focus on product access, increased demand and greater sales for U.S. dairy products. 

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17 Jan, 2017

Butter, Cheese Climb on Global Dairy Auction

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

World skim milk powder prices soften, but still well above U.S. prices.

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17 Jan, 2017

Vilsack to Join USDEC

News | By: Mike Opperman

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will become the new CEO of the US Dairy Export Council.

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16 Jan, 2017

Vilsack Leaving USDA a Week Early, No Replacement Named

Policy | By: The Associated Press

Secretary Tom Vilsack is leaving the Agriculture Department a week before his tenure ends and President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

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