07 Dec, 2016

Dairy Industry Struggles as Milk Alternatives on the Rise

News | By: The Associated Press

Dairy farmers continue to struggle with declining business as the popularity of milk alternatives is continuing to rise.

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07 Dec, 2016

Vilsack Reflects on 8-Year Highs, Lows, Moving Forward

Leadership | By: Ashley Davenport

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has less than 7 weeks in office until his successor takes his place, but that doesn’t mean he’s kicked up his feet and put the rest of his work on hold.

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06 Dec, 2016

NMPF, USDEC Write to Trump About Importance of Dairy Trade

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Loss of dairy exports would have a "dire impact" on farmers, manufacturers, they say.

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06 Dec, 2016

Global Dairy Auction Up Again

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Global prices have not been this high since May 2014.

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05 Dec, 2016

Benchmark to Stay in the Black

Business | By: Wyatt Bechtel

Staying in the black is difficult for dairy producers in today's economic situation, but benchmarking can help.

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03 Dec, 2016

Two Farm Economy Indicators To Watch

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Earlier this week, bankers, economists and industry experts met in Chicago to discuss the current farm economy and where it could be headed next.

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03 Dec, 2016

5 Traits That Define Great Leaders

Leadership | By: Mike Opperman

Great leaders empower teams to achieve success. 

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02 Dec, 2016

Be a Good Coach

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

As the number of employees on dairies grow, it's important to use the right coaching techniques to help middle managers learn and grow.

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02 Dec, 2016

Dairy Exports Expected To Increase $500 Million in 2017

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Top ag trading partners could come under renewed scrutiny in Trump administration.

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01 Dec, 2016

Five Wild Cards to Watch in 2017

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

While milk prices prospects are improving, uncertainty is ever present.

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