Risk Management

We help you continue conducting business fruitfuly in challenging market conditions with our risk management insights and advice.

25 Mar, 2019

Farmers Previously Enrolled in LGM Now Eligible for Retroactive 2018 MPP Enrollment

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Sign-ups will take place March 25 through May 10, 2019.

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28 Feb, 2019

USDA Reauthorizes Dairy Forward Pricing Program

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

The program had expired September 30, 2018, but was reauthorized with the 2018 Farm Bill.

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28 Feb, 2019

2018 Dairy Cow Culling Up 5.5%

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

For the year, dairy farmers sent 3.153 million cows to slaughter in federally inspected plants.

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26 Feb, 2019

Dairy Margin Coverage Program Offers Best Risk Protection

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Current dairy futures prices don't offer much opportunity, say Wisconsin economists.

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25 Feb, 2019

Concerned About PFAS In Your Water? Here’s What To Do

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

James Bearzi, senior regulatory and environmental specialist at Glorieta Geoscience Inc., an environmental consultancy working with dairy producers in Clovis, offers the following tips regarding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

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22 Feb, 2019

Nine Steps For Managing A Crisis

Risk Management | By: Mike Opperman

Be prepared for an unfortunate event that could bring media attention to your dairy.

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11 Feb, 2019

MFP Enrollment Deadline Looming

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Thursday is the last day for eligible farmers to apply for Market Facilitation Program payments.

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11 Feb, 2019

Dairy-RP Tool Helps Producers Make Insurance Decisions

Risk Management | By: Mike Opperman

Signups cover nearly 15 billion pounds of milk.

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08 Feb, 2019

USDA Under Pressure To Quickly Implement Dairy Programs

Risk Management | By: Mike Opperman

When you are signing up for government programs, be patient. 

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04 Feb, 2019

Analyst Says Dairy Safety Net Is Strongest In 40 Years

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Through the farm bill, USDA is able to offer dairy producers a revised version of the Margin Protection Program, called Dairy Margin Coverage.

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