03 Aug, 2017

Kids Working On The Farm: How Young Is Too Young?

Leadership | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Child farm labor guidelines get a facelift after 20 years.

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02 Aug, 2017

Tell Farm Bureau What You Think About New Dairy Revenue Insurance

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Two insurance options are being proposed. 

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02 Aug, 2017

An Affordable MPP Could Ride on Shoulders of Large Producers

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

It’s been suggested to charge large producers a premium, and smaller producers a lesser fee, to help pay for MPP changes.

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01 Aug, 2017

MPP Margin Exceeds Payment Levels Again

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) predicts the Margin Protection Program milk-feed margin for June was approximately $9.33.

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01 Aug, 2017

World Dairy Markets Soften

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Whole milk powder, up 1.3%, is sole bright spot.

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01 Aug, 2017

'Soy Milk' or 'Bean Slurry?'

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Soy groups want soy beverages labeled as milk because consumers know it as milk.

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31 Jul, 2017

Milk Prices to Rise Amid Static Feed Costs

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As we head into the fall, weather will cool off but milk prices are expected to heat up.

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31 Jul, 2017

Prospects for Proposed Dairy MPP Changes ‘Fairly Good’

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Two prominent dairy economists say changes are costly, but could be included in Appropriations Bill.

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28 Jul, 2017

GMO Labeling Moving at Snail’s Pace

Business | By: Mike Opperman

But marketers continue to race to bring products to market that meet consumer demand

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28 Jul, 2017

Europe Devours Butter Stocks, Keeps Prices High

Business | By: Bloomberg News

Demand for butter in Europe is emptying storage and driving higher prices

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