Risk Management

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

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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20 Sep, 2018

Dairy Cow Culling Really Picks Up Steam

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Dairy farmers culled 40,000 more cows in August than July.

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19 Sep, 2018

Register Now For Dairy Revenue Insurance Webinar

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

The insurance allows dairy farmers protect their milk price on a quarterly basis, with an indemnity paid when the actual milk price falls below their insured milk revenue guarantee.

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12 Sep, 2018

Use Your Balance Sheet For Early Warning Signs of Trouble

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Looks at three spots on your balance sheet for early-warning signs of trouble.

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07 Sep, 2018

Are You Taking Advantage Of Futures? History Shows You Should

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

With the futures market offering $16 milk for the first half of next year, is that an opportunity to take advantage of? One analyst says absolutely.

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