14 May, 2016

Lawsuit: NY Farmworkers Must Be Allowed to Organize

Labor | By: The Associated Press

The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging a state law that forbids agricultural workers from organizing on behalf of a dairy farm worker who said he was fired after meeting with co-workers to discuss their working…

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13 May, 2016

New Zealand Dairy Farmers to Get Their Own Futures Market

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Hedging will begin May 27, options to come later

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13 May, 2016

The Farm CPA: What is Reasonable Compensation

Business | By: The Farm CPA

In the H.W. Johnson, Inc. Tax Court case, the Court found that a bonus arrangement paying out close to 95% of the net income of the company to the two key shareholders was in fact, reasonable compensation. 

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13 May, 2016

Dean Foods Beats 1Q Profit Forecasts

Business | By: The Associated Press

Dean Foods Co. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $39.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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13 May, 2016

Arla Foods Will Offer Premiums for GMO-Free Milk

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Decision driven by consumers, who say they are willing to pay more for GMO-free milk.

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12 May, 2016

U.S. Exporters Once Again Put Milk Powder on Sale

Markets | By: Fran Howard

U.S. exporters can’t keep place with imports of surplus, lower-cost butter

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11 May, 2016

Art Schaap Relies on Diversification for Success

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

He says you can’t just keep “adding cows” anymore.

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11 May, 2016

Don’t Ignore Bullies or Bad Attitudes

Leadership | By: Hector Quiroz

Hector offers tips to dealing with bullies and bad attitudes.

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10 May, 2016

Exports: It’s Only a Matter of When

Markets | By: Tom Suber

As this oversupply condition drags on, remember that despite this painful cycle, the long-term fundamental driving factors of global dairy growth remain strong. It’s not a matter of “if” we will see market cycles reverse but “when.”

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10 May, 2016

Power Through to the Next Dairy Boom

Finance | By: Curt Covington

Managing your finances to ensure a level of survivability by making tough decisions now is the way you will power through to the next great dairy boom.

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