Risk Management

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

11 Jun, 2020

Is Your Dairy Business Ready for COVID's Wave?

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

'I see more head winds going forward than tail winds.' Sam Miller, BMO-Harris Bank.

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01 Jun, 2020

USDA Modifies DRP Sales Period Due to Market Volatility

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

This change will only cause an impact when milk producers can purchase DRP quarterly endorsements, it does not change the timing of indemnity payments.

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27 May, 2020

Risk Management Is Now Mandatory

Risk Management | By: Dairy Talk

The biggest factor will be how much risk management you need to sleep at night.

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04 May, 2020

Take COVID-19 Sick Leave Requirements Seriously

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

'Production agriculture [is not] taking the health and perhaps even legal threats [of COVID-19] seriously enough.'--Bob Milligan, Dairy Strategies, Inc.

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20 Apr, 2020

Dairy Margin Coverage Payments Coming

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

DMC participants could receive $17,500 in payments through the end of the year for every one million pounds of production history.

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11 Apr, 2020

Dumped Milk Will Be Counted For DRP, LGM-Dairy Insurance

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Producers will have to provide their insurance providers supporting documentation.

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27 Mar, 2020

Dairy Margin Coverage Payment Expected March Through December

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

The highest payment could come in June.

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18 Mar, 2020

Nursing Home Bingo and COVID-19

Risk Management | By: Dairy Talk

We need a lot less on-line vitriol and a bunch more empathy to get through this thing.

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20 Jan, 2020

2020 Dairy Margin Coverage Enrollment Down 19 Percentage Points

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

“Partly driving the decline is the brighter economic outlook for dairy in 2020.” --Michael Nepveux, Farm Bureau

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09 Jan, 2020

What Can Be Learned From Fluid Milk Bankruptcies?

Risk Management | By: Dairy Talk

The hardest lesson of all is to never stand still.

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