06 Oct, 2020

New Class I Price Mover Costing Farmers Millions

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Current Class I price rules in place through April 2021.

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05 Oct, 2020

Difficult to Predict an Unpredictable Year

Markets | By: AgDairy Market Update

No one would have anticipated just how unusual it would be and how much volatility would be experienced this year as a result of the coronavirus. This certainly has made it difficult and frustrating in the area of protecting milk prices. It…

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05 Oct, 2020

California Quota Hearing Likely Paves Way for Producer Referendum

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The latest hearing, held September 30, lasted just two hours with no opposition to the petition for referendum.

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01 Oct, 2020

‘Nothing But Volatility’

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell
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01 Oct, 2020

August Milk/Feed Margin at $10.83/cwt

News | By: Jim Dickrell

This is the fourth time this year that the margin has exceeded the $10 mark.

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30 Sep, 2020

USDA Delivers More Than 100 Million Food Boxes

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The three rounds of the Food Box Program will purchase more than $3.6 billion of food.

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28 Sep, 2020

California To Hold Yet Another Hearing on Dairy Quota

News | By: Jim Dickrell

California will hold a hearing to consider sunsetting the dairy quota program on March 1, 2025.

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23 Sep, 2020

U.S. Dairy Trade Agreements ‘Behind the Curve’

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

'Competitors are so far ahead of us that the best we can do is get back to a level playing field.' --Peter Vitaliano, National Milk Producers…

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23 Sep, 2020

CFAP Payments Will Add $1.40 to 2020 Milk Prices

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

When you tack on the CFAP payments, the effective milk price will be $19.30 to $19.40/cwt.

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23 Sep, 2020

California Dairy’s Carbon Footprint Steadily Shrinking

News | By: Jim Dickrell

California is seeking to reduce dairy methane emissions by roughly 7.2 million metric tons per year 40% by 2030.

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