03 Feb, 2018

California Denies Hearing Request for Milk Price Increase

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Department says holding a hearing would be 'inappropriate' as producers wait for word on a Federal Order in the state.

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02 Feb, 2018

Air Reporting Rules Delayed Again

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Still problematic is the fact that there is no accepted scientific methodology to estimate air emissions from livestock operations.

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01 Feb, 2018

Is It Too Late For The U.S. To Rejoin TPP?

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Last week President Trump said he was open to rejoining the Transpacific Partnership if his administration could negotiate a "substantially better deal.” It might be too late.

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01 Feb, 2018

Facial Recognition for Cows Is Latest Cargill-Backed Tech Idea

Data | By: Bloomberg News

Cargill Inc. is backing an Irish startup that uses facial recognition software to help increase the productivity of dairy cows, the latest move by the largest closely held U.S. company to bolster its agricultural-technology efforts.

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31 Jan, 2018

December Milk/Feed Margin Falls $1.03/cwt

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The decline is still not enough to trigger payments.

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31 Jan, 2018

One Canadian Producer's Perspective On Dairy Issues

Business | By: Mike Opperman

A Canadian producer gives his perspectives on supply management, NAFTA, Class 7 and other topics.

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30 Jan, 2018

Thanks to Trump, More U.S. Milk Will Be Coming From Robots

Labor | By: Bloomberg News

The robots are coming -- this time, to a dairy farm near you.

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29 Jan, 2018

December Milk Production Report ‘Glass Half Full’

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Still, growing milk production worries markets. 

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29 Jan, 2018

When Will the U.S. Herd Contract?

Business | By: Fran Howard

Poor margins and lack of processing capacity could dampen expansion plans

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26 Jan, 2018

NMPF, USDEC Outline Three NAFTA Priorities

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

NMPF and USDEC leadership urge Congressional leaders to underscore U.S. NAFTA dairy priorities while in Montreal, including renewing pressure on Canada to change their Class 7 pricing mechanism. 

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