08 Feb, 2018

Cost of Production Outpaces All-Milk Price, Again

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

This annual report has been released each year since 2010 and in that time, the all-milk price has never been above the cost of production. Even in 2014.

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08 Feb, 2018

USDA Lowers Milk Production, Price Estimates

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

In their February World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, USDA reduced the milk production and price forecasts for 2018

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08 Feb, 2018

Proposed Senate Budget Deal To Strengthen Dairy Safety Net

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Senate leaders announced a two-year budget deal on Wednesday that will keep the government funded through March 23 and modify the safety nets for cotton and dairy.

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07 Feb, 2018

USDA Delays California Federal Milk Marketing Order

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Unrelated Supreme Court  case could throw California Order proposal into chaos.

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07 Feb, 2018

NMPF Demands Correction to Journal Article on Milk Safety

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Raw milk 840 times more likely to cause illness than pasteurized products.

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07 Feb, 2018

Export Value Up 14% In 2017

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Strong overseas sales of milk powder, whey products and cheese pace U.S. dairy exports. 

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06 Feb, 2018

Global Market Up 5.9%

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Prices at today's Global Dairy Trade (GDT) Auction rose 5.9%, marking the third consecutive monthly increase.

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06 Feb, 2018

Are Standard Operating Procedures Useful?

Leadership | By: Fernando Diaz

A new study shows how many farmers are using SOPs.

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06 Feb, 2018

Dairy Farmers Are Paying More Than Ever

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Across the country, producers are having a hard time filling open staff positions.

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05 Feb, 2018

Dairy Makes NAFTA Negotiations More Challenging

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

If dairy has benefited from NAFTA so much, why is it one of the biggest hurdles in the negotiations? The answer is simple: Canadian supply management.

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