04 Feb, 2019

Analyst Says Dairy Safety Net Is Strongest In 40 Years

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Through the farm bill, USDA is able to offer dairy producers a revised version of the Margin Protection Program, called Dairy Margin Coverage.

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01 Feb, 2019

Class III Up 18 Cents

News | By: Mike Opperman

Class IV is still trending higher than Class III.

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31 Jan, 2019

New Legislation To Allow Whole Milk In School Cafeterias

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A new piece of legislation called the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act of 2019 (H.R. 832) will allow whole milk to be allowed in school nutrition programs.

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30 Jan, 2019

Will China Change Its Fundamental Business Practices? Probably Not.

Policy | By: Rhonda Brooks

Tom Vilsack, president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, shares his thoughts on trade and U.S. agriculture. 

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30 Jan, 2019

U.S. Could Lose Out Billions in Dairy Exports to Japan

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

New trade agreements between Japan and other countries could put the U.S. dairy industry at a severe competitive disadvantage.

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29 Jan, 2019

How Big Will Your MPP Refund Be?

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Under the 2018 farm bill, dairy producers will receive a refund up to 75% of Margin Protection Program (MPP) premiums paid from 2014 to 2017, excluding administrative fees.

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29 Jan, 2019

Dairy Margin Coverage Program FAQs

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The government shutdown created some confusion about this program and its implementation.

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29 Jan, 2019

How To Keep Employees Safe During This Arctic Blast

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Keeping animals warm is one challenge, keeping employees safe is another. 

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28 Jan, 2019

Last Chance To Comment on Milk Alternatives

News | By: Mike Opperman

The FDA comment period closes at midnight tonight.

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28 Jan, 2019

USDA To Prioritize Implementing Dairy Portion Of 2018 Farm Bill

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

USDA is laser focused on farm bill implementation and the new dairy program is a top priority.

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