Risk Management

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

22 Feb, 2018

Cold Storage Report Mixed Bag for Dairy

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Butter stocks climbed 33% from December, but were up just 1% from a year ago.

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22 Feb, 2018

Dairy Cow Slaughter Jumps in January

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

With January culling up, dairy farmers are tapping into their heifer pool to increase cow numbers.

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22 Feb, 2018

What To Do About Shrinking Quality Premiums

Risk Management | By: Dairy Talk

Arizona dairy farmers self-finance their own milk quality premium program.

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12 Feb, 2018

Following Program Changes, MPP Enrollment Reopens

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Following spending bill changes to the MPP program, USDA reopens enrollment.

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25 Jan, 2018

Butterfat Drives Your Milk Price

Risk Management | By: Dairy Talk

The good news is that maintaining butterfat levels is not rocket science.

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19 Jan, 2018

Western Corn Belt December Dairy Margins Decline

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

But most budgets still above break-even despite uptick in feed costs

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03 Jan, 2018

World Dairy Markets Offer a Bit of New Year’s Cheer

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

U.S. butter prices still trading above world markets, however.

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01 Jan, 2018

Dairy Cow Slaughter Running Above Last Year

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

But November cull rates similar to last year.

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21 Dec, 2017

Bleak Outlook for 2018 Milk Prices

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Milk prices could average a dollar less in 2018.

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21 Dec, 2017

Bearish Dairy Markets to Persist Well Into 2018

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Class III prices will trade in the range of $13.25 to $17.

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