27 Feb, 2017

Mexico Warns U.S. It'll Cut Off Nafta Talks If Tariffs Proposed

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

Without Nafta, trade between Mexico and the U.S. would be ruled by World Trade Organization strictures limiting tariffs either country can impose on the other.

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26 Feb, 2017

Trump Deportations Could Drive Up Farm Wages

Labor | By: Bloomberg News

Across America’s orchards and crop fields, a shrinking supply of migrants has already driven pay up faster than in the broader workforce.

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25 Feb, 2017

How to Audit Your Form I-9s

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As an employer you can't keep any of your workers from being swept up in an immigration raid, however there are some things you can do to protect yourself from fines and penalties, like auditing your I-9 forms.

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25 Feb, 2017

Farm Bill a Needed Safety Net in Down Cycle

Policy | By: Wyatt Bechtel

In a down agriculture market safety nets will be needed more than ever and now is not the time to make cuts to agriculture funding say producers who spoke for a Senate hearing.

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24 Feb, 2017

Cautious Optimism for 2017 Export Markets

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Despite industry challenges including strong competitors and unfavorable exchange rates, exports soared through the second half of 2016. Will that continue into 2017?

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24 Feb, 2017

USDA Public Meeting Clarifies Proposed California Federal Order Provisions

News | By: Jim Dickrell

USDA meeting sorts out some of the differences between a state and Federal order.

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24 Feb, 2017

January Dairy Cow Slaughter Up Over December

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Year over year, culling slowed however.

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23 Feb, 2017

Cows and People Can Pollute Groundwater

News | By: Jim Dickrell
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23 Feb, 2017

Licensed Dairy Farms Decline 4% in 2016

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Average herd size in the United States is now about 225 cows.

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23 Feb, 2017

Dairy Safety Net Requires Increased Federal Spending

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Legislators met this week for their first meeting regarding the 2018 farm bill.

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