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

When Should You Fire Your Child? Part 2

Labor | By: Mike Opperman
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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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25 Apr, 2019

Class III Prices Continue to Charge Forward

Markets | By: Know Your Market

A busy day in the CME spot product trade led to nice gains in Class III milk.

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25 Apr, 2019

Production May Be Down, But Components Are Still Strong

Business | By: Mike Opperman

The drop in cow numbers should slow, and production per cow is still strong, so the drop in total milk production is probably short lived.

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25 Apr, 2019

Do You Need Business Interruption Insurance?

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Business interruption insurance will compensate you for lost income, operating expenses you are unable to cover and other expenses as a result of storm damage to your…

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24 Apr, 2019

Robot Milking Decision Requires Team Effort

Labor | By: Jim Dickrell

Switching to robotic milking, particularly to box systems, is a complete change in how cows are not only milked but fed and managed.

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23 Apr, 2019

Fair Oaks Takes Proactive Approach to Activist Video

News | By: Mike Opperman

Mike and Sue McCloskey play offense to ward off potential impact of a suspected activist video shot at Fair Oaks.

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