Risk Management

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

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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05 Sep, 2018

Farm Bill’s New Dairy Program Would Triple Payments For Smaller Farms

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Dairy Risk Coverage would have provided 71 cents/cwt in net benefits if it had been in place since 2015.

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28 Aug, 2018

Steps You Can Take Now To Weather Global Turmoil

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Risk management needs to be more than just a plan--it needs to be executed.

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27 Aug, 2018

Dairy R-P: A New Risk Management Tool

Risk Management | By: AgDairy Market Update

While insurance is in the name, the Dairy Revenue Protection insurance program is really a risk management tool. 

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21 Aug, 2018

First Look at Dairy Revenue Protection Premiums

Risk Management | By: Dairy Talk

As expected, RP premiums look to be considerably cheaper than put options.

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16 Aug, 2018

Who You Ship Your Milk To Matters More Than You Think

Risk Management | By: Dairy Talk

Whether processors and co-ops here in the Midwest can pay more—or less--largely depends on their product mix.

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09 Aug, 2018

Lawmaker Says New Dairy Insurance Will Be Better Than MPP

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

According to Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) the Dairy Revenue Insurance Program will benefit farmers more than USDA’s Margin Protection Program (MPP) has.

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09 Aug, 2018

Western States Urge USDA Secretary Not to Cap Dairy Tariff Aid by Production

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

They're asking for $1/cwt on milk produced June through November.

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08 Aug, 2018

Farm Bureau to Offer Dairy Revenue Protection Insurance

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Dairy farmers will now be able to protect their milk price on a quarterly basis.

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