Most Read Stories of 2016
Editors Note: There is an old milk price forecast piece included in this round up of stories. It is not intended to be reflective of the current market, but is included in this group of most-read stories because it was one of the most read stories in 2016.
It was one of those crazy hot Kansas days last summer that led Lisa Leach on a social media journey that eventually led the Mexican fast food chain Chipotle to give her a call and change, at least in a small way, how it did business.
In an effort to continue on a path of enacting aggressive climate change law, the California legislature approved regulations on methane emissions from landfills and dairy farms.
For the first time since the Dairy Margin Protection Program has been in operation, milk-feed margins could dip to the $6.50 level later this spring.
While milk prices are expected to start climbing out of the gutter over the next several months, cost of production is still top of mind for farmers as they weather low prices.
Farmers (and frankly, some lenders) place too much focus on the income statement and too little focus on the balance sheet.