26 Nov, 2019

New Crop Corn Silage Milking Poorly

Business | By: Jim Dickrell

If there is any good news, component prices are extremely strong.

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25 Nov, 2019

Pelosi: USMCA Vote May Slip to 2020

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

Pelosi said that even if the administration agrees to changes sought by Democrats, the House may not have enough time to write and vote on the legislation before the end of December.

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25 Nov, 2019

Is Dairy Cow Culling Slowing?

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

On a daily basis, dairy farmers shipped about 350 less cows in October than in September.

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22 Nov, 2019

Week in Review: Prices, Trade and Policy Dominate Dairy

News | By: Brittany Bowman

World dairy prices have many hopeful, but issues like USMCA and labor bill passage still hang in the balance.

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22 Nov, 2019

Livestock Worker Wages Up 3% in October

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

West Coast wages are the highest, with livestock wages exceeding $15/hour.

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22 Nov, 2019

How To Keep The Family Farm In The Family

Business | By: Taylor Leach

A family farm can only be crafted if it is passed down from one generation to the next. 

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21 Nov, 2019

Ag Groups Plead ‘Pass USMCA’ Soon

Policy | By: Sonja Begemann

While all eyes are on U.S. House impeachment hearings, rumors swirl the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) could come up for a vote this month.

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20 Nov, 2019

2020 Dairy Outlook: ‘Somewhat better than 2019’

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Wisconsin economists expect 2020 milk prices up $1 or more

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20 Nov, 2019

Farmers Keep Fingers Crossed For Pending Labor Bill Passage

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

There are three parts of the bill that farmers are excited about: H2A eligibility, e-verify and a path for current workers to become legal. 

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20 Nov, 2019

October U.S. Milk Production Up 1.3%

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

U.S. cows are pumping out 9 million more pounds of milk each day than they did a year ago.

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