02 Oct, 2018

Global Dairy Trade Auction Unfazed by USMCA Agreement

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Trading was very heavy, though, with nearly 42,000 metric tons changing hands.

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02 Oct, 2018

Multi-Year Ag Recession Makes 2019 Operating Loans Tough

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A multi-year stretch of poor prices is driving balance sheet issues that lead to loan denials says Sam Miller of BMO Harris Bank. 

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01 Oct, 2018

Dairy Forward Pricing Program Expires

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

'Proprietary handlers establishing new forward contracts on or after October 1, 2018 will not be exempt from paying…

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01 Oct, 2018

Escalating Trade War with China Devastating for Dairy

Markets | By: Fran Howard

In response to…

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30 Sep, 2018

Grains Dive Following USDA Report

Markets | By: Know Your Market

The USDA released their September quarterly stocks report on Friday with all three grain complexes heading South afterwards.

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29 Sep, 2018

Dairy Farmers Will Get MPP Payment for 7th Consecutive Month

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

The payment comes even though milk prices increased 50¢/cwt and feed costs declined 21¢ in August.

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28 Sep, 2018

Canada Still Has Options to Join NAFTA

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Details on a trade deal with Mexico will be published today, but there are still ways for Canada to get involved…

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27 Sep, 2018

FDA Requests Public Comments on Dairy Food Labeling

News | By: Mike Opperman

Consumer comments will show understanding dairy terms used to label non-dairy products

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27 Sep, 2018

China is Biggest ‘Wild Card’ in Global Dairy Markets

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

“Among the top five suppliers [to China], the U.S. share of basic commodity imports fell from 24% in the first half of the year to 12% in July." --USDEC

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