Dairy Farming Industry and Market News

14 Apr, 2016

Using Commitment, Technology to Aid Animal Welfare

Risk Management | By: Dairy Talk

Even in times of economic stress, animal care cannot be comprised.

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11 Apr, 2016

Have Dairy Prices Bottomed?

Markets | By: Robin Schmahl

After spending some time below $2.00, butter price has again rolled back above that level giving the impression price may have set a low.

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05 Apr, 2016

When to Take "Extra" Investment Interest?

Finance | By: Paul Neiffer

A farmer (or other taxpayer), trust or estate can deduct this interest only to the extent of net investment income.

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01 Apr, 2016

Trump, Cruz Disappoint on Dairy Immigration Reform Needs

Policy | By: Dairy Talk

Neither candidate addressed issues of current undocumented workers or need for more labor. 

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29 Mar, 2016

9 Things to Watch in 2016

Policy | By: John Dillard

Here's what I think could impact agricultural policy this year.

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29 Mar, 2016

Dairy Farmers Intent on Keeping Milk Production Strong

Business | By: Robin Schmahl

Low milk prices have not had the impact of slowing milk production as much as one would have anticipated by now.

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29 Mar, 2016

Danger, Will Robinson

Business | By: Paul Neiffer

Will you be required to pay back a portion of your health insurance premium?

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22 Mar, 2016

Expanded Cost Basis Reporting is Here! Are you Ready?

Business | By: Paul Neiffer

The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2015 (those two don't really go together) added new tax laws that require executors to file cost basis information with the IRS. 

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18 Mar, 2016

AgDairy Market Update: Milk Futures Appear to be Panic-Driven

Markets | By: Robin Schmahl

An extended outlook for low world dairy prices from international analysts has recently resulted in substantial bearishness rippling through Class III futures contracts all the way through 2017.

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18 Mar, 2016

Barn Buzz: Dear Leonor, Please Stop Bashing Milk

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Recently, an alarming article popped up in my Facebook feed. “Why You Should Stop Drinking Milk” – you may have seen it, too. As you can imagine, the article has sparked much debate and discussion, so I thought I’d take a minute to write the…

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