Risk Management

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

16 Sep, 2019

Last Call For DMC Signup

Risk Management | By: Mike Opperman

Signup for the program, which guarantees a payout to those who enroll, ends Friday

12 Sep, 2019

Carrots, Sticks and the FARM Program

Risk Management | By: Dairy Talk

FARM 4.0, which starts Jan. 1, 2020, will offer both incentives and penalties.

09 Sep, 2019

Have We Left Low Prices Behind?

Risk Management | By: AgDairy Market Update

Block cheese price has moved to a level it has not seen in nearly 5 years. There are various reasons it does not feel that way. It may take some time to feel confident low milk prices are behind us.

27 Aug, 2019

Animal Rights Activist Cyberbullying Is A Real Concern For Farmers

Risk Management | By: Taylor Leach

Bullying used to be something that happened on the playground. Now it’s evolved into a vicious trend that’s spread across the internet, particularly within the realms of social media. 

20 Aug, 2019

What a Difference a Year Makes in Milk Prices

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Component prices for butterfat and protein are the reason why.

29 Jul, 2019

We Will Have The Highest Milk Prices Since 2014

Risk Management | By: AgDairy Market Update

While the future looks good, we're not out of the woods yet. For some producers, high prices are too late. For others, there is optimism for continued price growth.

24 Jul, 2019

Activist Group Targets fairlife, Again

Risk Management | By: Mike Opperman

Another Indiana dairy has joined the fraternity of dairies targeted by one activist group.

04 Jul, 2019

Overhe(a)rd: ASF 101, Protect the Farm from Activists and Bacon Trucks

Risk Management | By: Portia Stewart

What makes some farms targets for undercover activists? What should I tell my neighbor about African Swine Fever? These questions and more are answered on episode 2 of Overhe(a)rd, the Farm Journal Livestock podcast. 

01 Jul, 2019

History Can Provide Guidance With Milk Price Direction

Risk Management | By: AgDairy Market Update

It is said that history repeats itself, but that is not always the case. It can, however, provide guidance and is something that must be taken into consideration when looking at the markets. 

27 Jun, 2019

Farmers to Receive Retroactive Dairy Margin Coverage Payments in July

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

According to Bill Northey, USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, the office of management and budget is finalizing some details, but USDA is ready to issue payments as soon as they get the green light.