26 Mar, 2018

Dropped Dean Producers Ask For More Time

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently asked Dean Foods to give producers who will no longer be able to ship their milk to the company after May 31.

 

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26 Mar, 2018

Dairy Farmers Forced to Fight As Prices Struggle

News | By: Tyne Morgan

For Johnson County, Ind. farmer Joe Kelsay, it’s not just another day on the farm. He’s continuing to pump milk while a cloud of uncertainty hangs over his farm.

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23 Mar, 2018

Wiesemeyer: Democrats Don’t Want A Farm Bill

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The Farm Bill process stalled out on Friday when Congress departed for a two-week recess.

 

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23 Mar, 2018

Dairy PRIDE Act Part of Spending Bill

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Language in omnibus spending bill directs FDA to stop mislabeling of non-dairy foods. 

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22 Mar, 2018

Dairy Cow Culling Up 3% in February

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

While year-to-date culling is up, culling did slow a bit from January.

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22 Mar, 2018

How To Determine What Your Farm’s Cost of Production Should Be

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Just because you know what your cost of production is, doesn’t mean you know what it should be.

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22 Mar, 2018

Omnibus Bill Includes 199A “Grain Glitch” Change

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The omnibus spending bill before Congress this week does include a change to Section 199A of the President’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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21 Mar, 2018

Suicide Continues To Plague Farm Country

Leadership | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As milk prices remain at some of the lowest points in recent memory, farmers continue to consider suicide as a means to solve their financial woes.

 

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21 Mar, 2018

How Dairy Sped Past Other Industries To Advance Farm Sustainability

Leadership | By: Nate Birt

Unlike many sectors of agriculture, the dairy industry has successfully woven together disparate supply chain stakeholders to adopt common best practices and advance consumer outreach.

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21 Mar, 2018

Brody Stapel Elected Edge Cooperative President

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Stapel replaces John Pagel, who was killed in plane crash

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