01 May, 2019

Michigan Dairy Shows Consumers The Miracle Of Milk

Business | By: Mike Opperman

The Dairy Discovery program at Swissland Farms immerses students in dairy.

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30 Apr, 2019

USDA Launches Dairy Margin Coverage Decision Making Tool

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

USDA Tuesday announced the availability of a new web-based tool to help dairy producers evaluate participation in the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program.

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30 Apr, 2019

Trade, Labor Concerns Dominate House Ag Committee Hearing on Dairy

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Concerns over trade and labor dominated the conversation.

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30 Apr, 2019

Minnesota Dairy Industry In Crisis, Say Those Surveyed

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Some  dairy farmers are unable to acquire more credit and others finding the terms of extending credit unreasonable.

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30 Apr, 2019

2019 ‘Year of Significant Recovery’

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

While exports were down in February, lower production here will help mitigate surpluses.

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30 Apr, 2019

A Contingency Plan Can Guide You Through A Crisis

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Whether natural or man made, be ready when a crisis hits your dairy.

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29 Apr, 2019

Don’t Miss Tomorrow’s House Agriculture Committee Hearing On Dairy

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

“Reviewing the State of the Dairy Economy” is a public hearing beginning at 10 a.m.

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29 Apr, 2019

Take These Three Steps To Cut Forage Losses

Business | By: Mike Opperman

Prepare in advance for a summer of successful forage harvest.

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26 Apr, 2019

U.S. Rejects EU Attempt To Control Cheese Names

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

The U.S. Special Report 301 issued on April 25 by the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) rejected policies by the European Union (EU) to block the ability to use common cheese names such as fontina, gorgonzola, asiago and feta. 

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26 Apr, 2019

Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Can Fix Balance Sheet, Rightsize Debt

Finance | By: Sara Schafer

Filing for Chapter 12 bankruptcy doesn't necessarily mean you're going to lose the farm. There are options to help you keep the farm business. 

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