18 Jul, 2018

DFA To Shut Down Century-Old California Plant

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

On Wednesday, the nation’s largest cooperative Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), announced plans to “idle” a plant in Hughson, California because of changing market conditions.

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18 Jul, 2018

Here’s What We Export to China

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Milk powders will be hardest hit from tariffs

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18 Jul, 2018

Dairy Farmers Aren’t Helping Milk Prices

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While tariffs and trade issues are certainly weighing on the market, farmers aren’t helping milk prices either.

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18 Jul, 2018

Five Characteristics of Top Dairy Managers

Leadership | By: Jim Dickrell

You attitude is often more important than expertise in managing your dairy. 

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18 Jul, 2018

Lawmaker Taking Steps to Remove Trump Tariffs

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

It appears Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) has had enough of Trump’s trade tactics.

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18 Jul, 2018

FDA Commissioner Says He Will Enforce 'Milk' Standard of Identity

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Gottlieb acknowledges "an almond doesn't lactate."

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17 Jul, 2018

Global Dairy Trade Auction Moves Lower, Again

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The all-contract aggregate of the Global Dairy Trade Auction in New Zealand moved lower again on Tuesday.

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16 Jul, 2018

American Dairy Coalition Launches Initiative to Reclaim ‘Milk’ Label

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The Food and Drug Administration will hold a hearing July 26 that will consider expanding the term 'milk' in Federal Standards of Identity. 

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16 Jul, 2018

Despite Trade Tensions, Trump Still Favored In Farm Country

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

President Trump’s trade tactics are causing pain in farm country, but that’s not knocking the president off his favored pedestal.

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13 Jul, 2018

Pennsylvania Township Bans ‘Industrial Farming,’ Is That Legal?

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

In a 2-1 vote, the supervisors of Todd Township in Huntingdon County, Penn., adopted a Community Bill of Rights ordinance that bans industrial farming.

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