Risk Management

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15 Sep, 2020

Cheese, Powder Shoot Up on World Markets

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Even with these price gains, only U.S. skim milk powder is competitive globally.

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14 Sep, 2020

August PPD’s Are Negative—Again

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Though they are not as severely negative as June or July.

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01 Sep, 2020

Global Dairy Prices Soften—Again

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

The last time prices rose (at least in the aggregate) was the first week of July.

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28 Aug, 2020

The Good News: PPDs Will Be Less Negative This Fall

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

The bad news is Class III prices are falling.

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17 Aug, 2020

Negative PPDs in June and July Combine For $1.2 Billion Pooling Shortfall

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

And every solution to negative PPDs comes with a trade-off.

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13 Aug, 2020

COVID Creates Havoc With Government Dairy Programs

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Meant to protect milk-feed margins, the Dairy Margin Coverage program has not functioned normally this summer.

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12 Aug, 2020

Negative PPDs: Here We Go Again

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

fhe one bit of amazing news is that protein is now priced at $5.62/lb.

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05 Aug, 2020

World Dairy Markets Down 5.1%

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

This is the largest price decline since March 2017.

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04 Aug, 2020

Class III Volatility Not All That Unusual

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

The Class III prices you see today will most likely be different--sometimes way different--from what you will see 6 months from now.

 

 

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23 Jul, 2020

July PPDs Will Again Be In the Red

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

The reason this time is the historically large gap between Class III and IV prices.

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