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Wise up with our business feed. From industry changes to technological advacements in the milk business.

24 Jan, 2020

The 5-Minute Business Plan

Business | By: Sara Schafer

Create a simple, viable and active strategy for your farm.

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23 Jan, 2020

Governor Unveils Plan to Tackle Wisconsin's Farm Crisis

Business | By: The Associated Press

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers extolled lawmakers during his State of the State speech Wednesday to work together to address the state's farm crisis, calling a special session of the Legislature as part of a three-prong attack to tackle the problem that's seen a record number of bankruptcies and farmer suicides.

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22 Jan, 2020

Starbucks Taking Aim at Milk Is Latest Blow to Beaten-up Dairy

Business | By: Bloomberg News

The latest blow to the downtrodden dairy industry was delivered by none other than Starbucks Corp., with the coffee giant looking to condition customers to use milk alternatives in a bid to reduce its carbon footprint.

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20 Jan, 2020

California Water Restrictions to Become More Severe

Business | By: Fran Howard

Dropping land values in some areas could put the brakes on dairy expansions.

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10 Jan, 2020

Survey: Will 2020 Be Better Than 2019?

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Your participation in this MILK Editorial Survey will provide MILK's editors insight into the current business climate you are managing.

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09 Jan, 2020

Is the Borden Bankruptcy a Sign of the Death of Fluid Milk?

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

While demand for fluid milk in the U.S. continues to decline, there seems to be more here than what meets the eye. 

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06 Jan, 2020

Midwest Milk Hauling Charges Climb 6.5%

Business | By: Jim Dickrell

In 2019, the weighted average hauling charge in the Upper Midwest was 26.9₵/cwt.

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16 Dec, 2019

Top 5 Business Management Articles of 2019

Business | By: Taylor Leach

As we wrap up 2019, check out our most popular business management articles of the year!

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12 Dec, 2019

Antitrust Issues Could Cause Heartburn For DFA, Again

Business | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

On Thursday, the New York Times ran an article outlining why DFA could face antitrust issues if they do acquire Dean Foods assets. 

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12 Dec, 2019

Use Core Values to Govern Your Farm Business

Business | By: Jim Dickrell

Core values can be used in both day-to-day and strategic decision making.

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