11 Oct, 2016

California Keeps On Farming, With or Without Water

News | By: Bloomberg News

California agriculture, which had been plowing ahead in the face of a major drought, finally had an off year in 2015, according to data released recently…

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10 Oct, 2016

Biggest Dairy Surge in 7 Years Extends Global Food-Price Rally

News | By: Bloomberg News

The biggest surge in dairy costs in almost seven years and a rally in sugar helped boost global food prices to the highest in 18 months.

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08 Oct, 2016

Cheese, a Long-Time American Favorite

Markets | By: Fran Howard

Cheese consumption remains the driver of increased dairy demand.

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07 Oct, 2016

Immigration Reform Will Occur Only If Legislators Held Accountable

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

Panel discusses immigration reform options.

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07 Oct, 2016

Team Up To Gain Consumer Trust

Leadership | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Today’s farmers are also facing new challenges. Increased pressure from consumers is not only impacting farmers, but processors too.

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06 Oct, 2016

WDE Discussing Antibiotics, Potential Consequences to U.S. Cheese

Policy | By: Ashley Davenport

With a lot happening in the dairy industry from new regulations in California to prices turning the corner, Chris Galen, senior vice president of communications for the National Milk Producers Federation said it’s hard to hard to gauge the…

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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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