25 Mar, 2019

A Passion For Leadership

Leadership | By: Mike Opperman

Parents guided Gary Tauchen and family toward a commitment to service.

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20 Mar, 2019

Average Farm Labor Costs Increase 6% In Q1 2019

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

New data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows those anecdotes of increased wage costs are in fact true.

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20 Mar, 2019

February Milk Production Up Just 0.2%

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

For the third consecutive month, U.S. milk production inched up less than 1%.

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19 Mar, 2019

Maine Dairy Farmers Find PFAS In Their Milk, Again

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

In 2016 Maine dairy farmer Fred Stone first discovered his milk was tainted with perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Despite his best effort, the chemicals are back. 

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18 Mar, 2019

Drought In New Zealand Could Curb Global Milk Supplies

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Could a developing drought in New Zealand help the global supply and demand picture? One analyst says it’s possible.

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15 Mar, 2019

Are You With the Right Lender?

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While some farmers treat their lenders as a means to an end, top operators know their lender is and should be considered an ally to their business’ success.

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14 Mar, 2019

Is USMCA Ratification Around The Corner?

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The trade deal which will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement has been signed by all three participating countries, but still has yet to be ratified by Congress, something lawmakers hope happens this summer.

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14 Mar, 2019

Dairy Pride Act Re-Introduced

News | By: Jim Dickrell

If FDA does not act quickly, the Dairy Pride Act would force the agency to resolve the issue within 90 days of its passage.

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13 Mar, 2019

Which State Lost the Most Dairies in 2018?

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Here’s the top 10 list nobody wants to be on.

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12 Mar, 2019

U.S. Dairy Farm Numbers Decline More Than 2,700

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Wisconsin, having the most dairy farms in the nation, also had the most going out of business.

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