29 Mar, 2016

California's Average Size Dairy Declines

Business | By: Fran Howard

California producers had nearly 1.75 million milk cows headed into 2016, down 41,670 head from a year earlier.

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29 Mar, 2016

Global Dairy Picture Brightens Domestically

Markets | By: Wyatt Bechtel

The U.S. is seeing some bright spots in the export market according to Naomi Blohm.

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28 Mar, 2016

Wisconsin Dairy Farmers Challenge Donald Trump on Immigration

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

With the April 5 Wisconsin presidential primary just eight days away, Wisconsin’s Dairy Business Association wants Republican front-runner Donald Trump to understand the importance of immigrant labor to the nation’s food security.

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28 Mar, 2016

Dairy Market Stuck Sideways

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The markets will stay sidways for the time being, according to Schmahl.

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25 Mar, 2016

In California, El Nino Falls Short

News | By: Catherine Merlo

El Niño storms in the Golden State peaked in November, dropped off quickly in February, and then returned in the first half of March.

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25 Mar, 2016

Higher Crude Oil Prices Could Lift Powder Prices

Markets | By: Fran Howard

Plummeting oil prices last did little to deter sales of skim milk powder or nonfat dry milk to most countries.

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23 Mar, 2016

Will Dairy Base Plans Be Triggered This Spring?

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

With milk production up in New York, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota and processing plants nearing capacity, it begs the question whether dairy co-ops will have to activate base plans to slow milk production.

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23 Mar, 2016

DFA, Arla Foods Team Up on New Cheese Plant in New York

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Arla Foods announced this morning they were partnering on building a small cheddar cheese plant in western New York.

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23 Mar, 2016

DFA Income More Than Doubles in 2015

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) reported this week that its 2015 net income more than doubled from the previous year, climbing to $94.1 million on net sales of $13.8 billion.

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22 Mar, 2016

Western Corn Belt Dairy Budget Bleed Red

Finance | By: Jim Dickrell

Dairy budgets dipped into negative territory in February for herds in the western Corn Belt.

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