07 Jun, 2018

Exports Set Another Record

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Volume in April was up 31% over year-ago levels, amounting to 18.8% of production. 

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07 Jun, 2018

When College Is The Only Option, Low Unemployment Hurts Farm Country

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Skilled labor is needed to plant and harvest crops, milk cows, manage livestock, build homes, build infrastructure and more throughout the U.S.

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07 Jun, 2018

USDA Publishes Final Rule For California Federal Milk Marketing Order

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

California producers can be assured their milk will be marketed under a Federal Milk Marketing Order beginning November 1.

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07 Jun, 2018

Immigration Reform Key To Profitable Future

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Wisconsin producer says the future looks better, but immigration reform will have a significant impact.

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06 Jun, 2018

NMPF Renews CWT Program Through 2021

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Since CWT was initiated in 2003, it has helped members sell the equivalent of more than 11.1 billion pounds of milk.

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06 Jun, 2018

New Homes Found For 22 Farmers Dropped By Dean Foods

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

For 22 of the 26 dropped producers in Pennsylvania the stressful search for a new milk buyer is over.

 

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06 Jun, 2018

EU Gets Egg On It's Face In World Cheese Championships

News | By: Jim Dickrell

U.S. cheesemakers dominated the contest, winning 87 of the 121 contest cheese categories.

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06 Jun, 2018

MPP 2018: 20,000 Farmers, $90 Million In Payments So Far

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As checks totaling more than $90 million were issued to farmers enrolled in the Margin Protection Program (MPP) on Tuesday, USDA extended the enrollment period to give producers another chance to enroll.

 

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06 Jun, 2018

Wisconsin Governor Creates State Task Force on Dairy

News | By: The Associated Press

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05 Jun, 2018

Early Exclusive: The Death Of The Mid-Sized Dairy

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While large farms remain efficient and profitable and small boutique style farms continue to thrive, it’s farms caught in the middle that will likely go out of business.

 

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