19 Jan, 2018

Western Corn Belt December Dairy Margins Decline

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

But most budgets still above break-even despite uptick in feed costs

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18 Jan, 2018

EU Intervention Powder Already Factored Into Milk Prices

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A recent skimmed milk powder sale by the EU Commission, which is the governmental body that regulates the program, signals more powder could make its way out of storage and onto global markets.

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18 Jan, 2018

Congress to “Cuss and Discuss” Farm Bill

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While Congress works to put out their current fire, a potential government shutdown, another firefight is waiting in the wings: the Farm Bill.

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17 Jan, 2018

California Dairies, Inc. to Close One of Its Six Plants

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Reduced milk volumes and high operating costs cited as reason for Los Banos plant closing. 

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17 Jan, 2018

The Path to Higher Prices Is Through Low Prices

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As farmers look for higher prices, they may find hope in the historical pattern that the path to higher prices is always through lower prices.

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16 Jan, 2018

How the Budget Bill Impacts Immigration Reform

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As government shutdown looms, the budget standoff is linked to another issue important to agriculture: immigration.

 

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16 Jan, 2018

Global Dairy Prices Jump 4.9%

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Second GDT auction in a row to see prices climb.

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15 Jan, 2018

What Is Your Business Goal For 2018?

Business | By: Wyatt Bechtel

Three producers share what they hope to accomplish with their businesses this year.

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15 Jan, 2018

Rural Neighbors Help Wisconsin Family After Parlor Fire

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Neighbors help find a home for 500 dairy cows displaced after a parlor fire over the weekend.

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15 Jan, 2018

Dairy Outlook: Here We Go Again

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

If you’re a dairy producer reading commentary from economists forecasting milk prices into 2018, you're probably concerned.

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