03 Oct, 2016

Butter Prices Melting Away

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Thanks to a renewed demand for full-fat foods, butter prices saw historic highs in 2014 and 2015. But prices are down 8.8% this year and analysts say the drop won’t stop soon.

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03 Oct, 2016

Is the I-29 Corridor Full?

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Plenty of feed, lots of good, clean water and great land availability made dairy farming along the I-29 corridor attractive to relocating dairies.

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03 Oct, 2016

New Hampshire Leaders Explore Aid For Ailing Dairy Farmers

Policy | By: The Associated Press

An emergency relief fund created in 2008 to help New Hampshire dairy farmers was never funded, and state officials meeting Monday are trying to see what can be done quickly as farmers struggle with low milk prices and drought conditions.

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30 Sep, 2016

How To Properly Document Workers

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Recently, dairy farmers from Michigan made the news for having improper documentation for Hispanic employees. What do you have to fill out and what should you keep on hand?

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30 Sep, 2016

MPP Milk-Feed Margin Soars

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

High milk prices and lower feed costs combine to create much better margins.

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29 Sep, 2016

Clovis: 75% of Americans Want People in U.S. Here Legally

Policy | By: Ashley Davenport

Roughly 50% of hired crop farmworkers not legally authorized to work in the U.S., while those with work authorization sits around 19%, according to the USDA. 

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29 Sep, 2016

Price Improvement Continues

Markets | By: Tom Bailey

We expect things will slowly continue to improve in the near term as producers around the world struggle to turn production back on and demand continues to work its way through stocks.

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28 Sep, 2016

No Arms, No Legs, All Inspiration

Leadership | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The dairy industry faces a time where everybody can use a little encouragement. Who better to do that than someone who has overcome adversity and maintains a positive attitude?

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28 Sep, 2016

Nation’s Dairy Herd at 20-Year Record High

Markets | By: Fran Howard

Plunging beef prices make it less advantageous to cull the milk herd.

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27 Sep, 2016

Dairy Trading Goes Electronic

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Today, the CME Group in Chicago announced news some in the industry say they were anxiously waiting to hear.

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