12 Jun, 2018

Lawmaker: MPP Can’t Be Fixed

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While changes to the Margin Protection Program (MPP) have been a stop priority in both the Senate and House versions of the Farm Bill, Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) says there’s no way to fix the program.

 

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11 Jun, 2018

Fairlife Is Expanding Into Canada

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Last week the Coca-Cola company announced an $85M CAD investment to build a new production facility in Peterborough, Ontario, capable of producing Fairlife ultrafiltered milk.

 

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11 Jun, 2018

Trump’s 270% Canadian Dairy Tariff, Fact or Fiction?

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

President Trump’s tweet has farmers across the country on fire. Here’s what you need to know.

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11 Jun, 2018

Senate Farm Bill Would Drastically Alter Dairy MPP Premiums

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Small farms would get a 50% discount on margin premiums. 

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11 Jun, 2018

Trump: Dairy Is Reason For Canadian Metal Tariffs

News | By: Mike Opperman

The President says it was dairy, not national security, that caused Canadian tariffs.

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08 Jun, 2018

Robotic Rotary Parlor Built in North Dakota

Business | By: Taylor Leach

New robotic rotary is 4th in North America and 15thin the World.

 

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08 Jun, 2018

Caution: Market Volatility Ahead

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Class III and cheese futures markets have grown steadily, but analysts say we’re headed for turbulent waters.…

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08 Jun, 2018

White House Plans To Shelter Farmers From Tariff Impacts

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

USDA undersecretary for marketing and regulation Greg Ibach wants to reassure farmers that the Trump administration is monitoring the situation and plans to take necessary action to shelter farmers from taking the brunt of trade negotiation…

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08 Jun, 2018

Chief Ag Negotiator: ‘It’s Time To Play Offense’

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Upon return from negotiations with Chinese officials, Gregg Doud, chief ag negotiator for the Trump Administration, says it’s time for the U.S. to play offense. 

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07 Jun, 2018

Mexican Tariffs Could Devastate U.S. Dairy Export Sales

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

This week Mexico announced tariffs on U.S. cheeses which could have a devastating impact on U.S. dairy exports.

 

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