Dairy Farming Industry and Market News

09 Jan, 2017

Are We Entering a Geopolitical Recession?

Markets | By: Dairy Talk

Geopolitically, financially, emotionally, 2017 could be the most volatile year since the end of World War II.

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09 Jan, 2017

Cheese Absorbs Bolstered Milk Production

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Over the last two months USDA has reported monthly milk production has exceeded last year’s volumes by more than 2%. The question that naturally follows those numbers is where will all this milk go?

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06 Jan, 2017

December Milk Prices Announced

Markets | By: Know Your Market

On Thursday USDA announced average prices for product for the month of December. 

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05 Jan, 2017

Milk Price Optimism in 2017

Markets | By: Robin Schmahl

Even though current inventory is large, it is not overwhelming the market with the anticipation for improving demand and we hope better milk prices will come to pass.

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27 Dec, 2016

FARM Program Grows Teeth

Policy | By: Dairy Talk

In a marketplace driven by consumer demand and food corporations chasing sales and quarterly profits, these mandatory requirements are the new cost of doing business.

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19 Dec, 2016

Highest Milk Price of the Year in December?

 | By: Robin Schmahl

It seems the highest milk price of the year taking place in December is unusual. However, historically it has been more common than one would think.

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09 Dec, 2016

She Called Out Chipotle, and They Answered

Leadership | By: Dairy Talk

Kansas dairy farmers challenges Chipotle on cow care, and the restaurant chain actually responded. 

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05 Dec, 2016

Is the Current Market Reflecting Fundamentals?

Markets | By: Robin Schmahl

Cheese prices have declined 15 cents over the past two weeks, yet Class III milk futures are higher. There seems to be a bullish attitude prevalent in the market in anticipation of higher prices due to potentially increasing world demand.

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23 Nov, 2016

The Costs of Fixing the Dairy Margin Protection Program

Policy | By: Dairy Talk

Budget restraints make most fixes difficult.

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21 Nov, 2016

Will the Year End With Strong Milk Prices?

Markets | By: Robin Schmahl

Strong milk output will assure sufficient supply to meet demand leaving continued strong milk prices up to demand.

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