Risk Management

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

08 Feb, 2019

USDA Under Pressure To Quickly Implement Dairy Programs

Risk Management | By: Mike Opperman

When you are signing up for government programs, be patient. 

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04 Feb, 2019

Analyst Says Dairy Safety Net Is Strongest In 40 Years

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Through the farm bill, USDA is able to offer dairy producers a revised version of the Margin Protection Program, called Dairy Margin Coverage.

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29 Jan, 2019

How Big Will Your MPP Refund Be?

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Under the 2018 farm bill, dairy producers will receive a refund up to 75% of Margin Protection Program (MPP) premiums paid from 2014 to 2017, excluding administrative fees.

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29 Jan, 2019

Dairy Margin Coverage Program FAQs

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The government shutdown created some confusion about this program and its implementation.

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28 Jan, 2019

Doing Nothing Will Have a Devastating Impact

Risk Management | By: AgDairy Market Update

You need a strong risk management program to put a floor on your milk price. 

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28 Jan, 2019

USDA To Prioritize Implementing Dairy Portion Of 2018 Farm Bill

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

USDA is laser focused on farm bill implementation and the new dairy program is a top priority.

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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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