Sept. 24 2015
"Boots on the ground" provide service The world's largest Mozzarella manufacturer became a local company halfway around the world by opening a business center in Singapore. by Hoard's Dairyman staff Leprino...
Sept. 9 2015
An in-depth USDA analysis sheds greater light into how four California federal order proposals would impact milk prices in the Golden State and beyond. by Scott Brown The author is a research assistant...
Sept. 9 2015
Next to Mexico, Southeast Asia represents the largest U.S. dairy export market. The good news is that a great deal more growth potential still exists. by Hoard's Dairyman staff Cheese sampling was a big...
Aug. 27 2015
What is our role as a major dairy exporter? In some instances, U.S. cost structures can cause us to be the world's balancing plant by Mark Stephenson The author is the director of dairy policy analysis...
July 29 2015
Rising world dairy prices and focused efforts by the American dairy industry grew international sales. by Mark Stephenson The author is the director of dairy policy analysis at the University of Wisconsin....
Sept. 17 2014
by Mark Stephenson The author is the director of dairy policy analysis at the University of Wisconsin. we've had three years of farm bill debate and at least a couple of years prior to that when new dairy...
Sept. 17 2014
Sign-up for the new safety net program enacted in the latest farm bill takes place from September 2 through November 28. Miss that deadline and your operation will forgo insurance coverage until 2016....
Aug. 28 2014
Enrollment for New Dairy Farm Risk Management Program to Begin Sept. 2 USDA Launches New Web Tool to Help Producers Manage Unforeseen Economic Challenges Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced...
Feb. 19 2014
Real dairy history took place when the President signed the new farm bill into law this past February. That momentous shift included the elimination of three underperforming dairy programs. Gone are dairy...
Feb. 19 2014
by Joe Horner The author is an extension economist at the University of Missouri's Commercial Agriculture Program. A grant from North Central Risk Management Education paid for the workshops. FCS Financial...
Feb. 19 2014
The MILC or Milk Income Loss Contract program was the first program that recognized that a safety net program needed to incorporate feed costs. However, MILC payments only offset 45 percent of the milk...
Feb. 18 2014
Dairy once again proved it can be a divisive issue. Reportedly, the farm bill's dairy provisions were still being hammered out just hours before the final bill was filed with the House Rules Committee....
June 11 2013
Yes, California's pricing system is killing its dairies Leading cheese maker believes the reason isn't low prices, but the system itself. By Hoard's Dairyman Staff If the headline of this article looks...
April 19 2013
California's pricing system is killing its dairies Some are already gone. More will follow. The big question is, how many can be saved? by Hoard's Dairyman staff The greatest milk-producing machine the...