Dairy Farming Industry and Market News

13 May, 2016

Cheese, Cheese, Do We Have Cheese!

Markets | By: Dairy Talk

Cheese inventories are approaching those of the mid-80s, and that's not good.

09 May, 2016

Have Low Prices Cured Lower Prices?

Markets | By: Robin Schmahl

Well, the unthinkable has happened, or maybe it is best said that what we hoped would not happen has happened. Weakness of cheese prices have brought prices down to the levels last seen in March 2010.

29 Apr, 2016

Dannon: The Beginning of a Non-GMO Trend?

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Dannon's move to non-GMO yogurt could be the start of a trend that is not good for farmers, consumers or the environment. 

25 Apr, 2016

Less Farms – More Cows

Markets | By: Robin Schmahl

Milk production in the month of March shows this desire to keep production strong.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

29 Mar, 2016

9 Things to Watch in 2016

Policy | By: John Dillard

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

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.