18 Sep, 2019

Can Going Vegan Save the Planet?

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

If individuals reduce their driving by ½ mile per day, they would achieve a greater GHG footprint reduction than going to meatless Mondays.…

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17 Sep, 2019

Global Dairy Markets Rebound (Slightly)

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

This is the first time global markets have been up in the aggregate since mid-July, and only the second time since May.

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17 Sep, 2019

Eleven Ag Groups Object To Wisconsin’s Revised Livestock Siting Law

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The proposed new revisions, ag groups fear, would set livestock siting back 15 years.

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17 Sep, 2019

It Could Be Awhile Before Cow Numbers Rebound

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Growth will depend on how rise of non-feed costs impact producer margins.

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16 Sep, 2019

Last Call For DMC Signup

Risk Management | By: Mike Opperman

Signup for the program, which guarantees a payout to those who enroll, ends Friday

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16 Sep, 2019

Seven Strategies To Increase Exports To China, Japan

Policy | By: Tom Vilsack

Growth potential is significant in these markets, but tariffs pose challenges. 

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13 Sep, 2019

WOTUS Gets Repealed, Will Get 'Refined', EPA Says

Policy | By: Rhonda Brooks

Waters of the U.S. had been broadly defined by the Obama administration. 

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13 Sep, 2019

How Long Will $2 Cheese Futures Last?

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Depleted stocks are behind the higher prices. It will depend on how fast those stocks are replenished.

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12 Sep, 2019

WASDE Continues To Raise Price, Production Forecasts

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

More milk per cow is expected to offset a smaller national herd. Higher product prices will keep Class III prices moving upward. 

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12 Sep, 2019

Prepare Your Finances For 2020

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Bankers and analysts alike agree that producers should use this time to prepare their finances for 2020.

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