Risk Management

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

07 Dec, 2018

Manage Risks To Take Advantage of Price Opportunities

Risk Management | By: Matt Tranel

2019 milk prices could look a lot like 2018. Producers need to use a variety of risk management tools to manage risk and take advantage of price opportunities. 

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27 Nov, 2018

October Dairy Cow Culling Up 5.6%

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Year-to-date, farmers have culled 126,000 more dairy cows this year than last.

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18 Nov, 2018

Dairy Farmers Buying In To Revenue Protection Insurance Big Time

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Dairy farmers in Wisconsin, Idaho, California and South Dakota biggest users.

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13 Nov, 2018

New Dairy Revenue Protection Builds Off Success of Crop Insurance

Risk Management | By: Tyne Morgan

A new dairy revenue protection (DRP) program launched this year, creating hopes it will provide another tool to help protect dairy farmers.

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05 Nov, 2018

There Advantages to Component Pricing for Dairy-RP

Risk Management | By: AgDairy Market Update

If you have a high component herd, the Component Pricing option for the Dairy Revenue Protection program is for you. 

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01 Nov, 2018

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Milk Supply Safety

Risk Management | By: Betsy Jibben

Many people wonder if there are antibiotics in their food. Two dairy groups are trying to promote the sensible use of antibiotics while they make sure residues stay out of the milk supply.

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25 Oct, 2018

Lots of Uncertainty Over Which Risk Management Tool Is Best

Risk Management | By: Dairy Talk

It’s important you work with a dairy risk adviser who is familiar with all these tools to select the risk management program that best fits your farm, your market and your state.

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22 Oct, 2018

What We've Learned About Dairy-RP

Risk Management | By: AgDairy Market Update

Dairy Revenue Protection (Dairy-RP) insurance launched two weeks ago receiving a lot of interest, but limited participation.

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01 Oct, 2018

Dairy Forward Pricing Program Expires

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

'Proprietary handlers establishing new forward contracts on or after October 1, 2018 will not be exempt from paying minimum Federal order prices.' --USDA 

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26 Sep, 2018

Add Insult to Injury: Fall Fertilizer Prices Jump

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Rising world oil prices mean fertilizer prices are also creeping up again. 

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