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March 25 2021
Grocery store customers rarely see the fluctuations in prices for their milk, cheese, butter, and other dairy products that dairy farmers experience in their payment prices
March 25 2021
The Senate this week confirmed Katherine Tai as the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), helping the nation advance its trade agenda and creating opportunities for dairy to expand its own markets worldwide
March 18 2021
Plant-based dairy imitators may seem like they’re everywhere, but in reality, their market impact is small compared to the sales giant that is real dairy
March 18 2021
Researchers at Cornell University performed studies on how corn hybrid type impacted kernel processing, and they found the factors that had the biggest influence were ear-to-stover ratio and ear dry matter
March 18 2021
A new milestone was achieved on March 5. That’s when the 5 millionth individual genotype was recorded in the national dairy cooperator database
March 18 2021
The dairy industry continues to walk a tightrope between dairy product demand and milk supplies.When supplies outpace dairy product demand, the industry experiences low milk prices
March 11 2021
For those who closely follow dairy product pricing, monitoring CME movement, and particularly the block and barrel cheese prices, is a critical component of their sales planning
March 11 2021
Many farm families need their farm assets to fill three buckets: business assets, retirement assets, and inheritance assets
March 11 2021
In the conversation about the block and barrel cheese prices that play a role into the Class III price farmers receive for their milk, some might ask if the way cheese value is discovered — through...
March 10 2021
In 1995, exports were an afterthought for the U.S. dairy industry. That’s when Dairy Management Inc. created and funded the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) to change that
March 4 2021
We are at the beginning of March, and spring will be here soon. The growth rate of alfalfa and small grain grasses will start accelerating, and several vertical silos will be filled with fresh and chopped...
March 4 2021
Oklahoma State University created a model that compares business and estate transition strategies and the probability of success
March 4 2021
Mozzarella is the most commonly produced cheese in the U.S. and the most consumed
March 4 2021
In the dairy industry, demand and supply are critically linked. The balance between the two drives farm gate prices
Feb. 25 2021
Although it might be entertaining to see cows running toward the feedbunk and eagerly start eating, this is also a sign that they’re hungry. Unfortunately, they might be so hungry that it’s...
Feb. 25 2021
“We had 100,000 more cows year-over-year in December. That was the biggest year-over-year advance in some time,” shared Phil Plourd during USDA’s 97th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum
Feb. 25 2021
Introduced more than 40 years ago, the REAL Seal has become one of the most widely recognized label identification programs in the food industry
Feb. 25 2021
Having a steady market for your milk was not of much concern to dairy farmers until the growth of the last few years changed how we think about market access
Feb. 18 2021
“Reproductive efficiency improves the farm’s lifetime production and lifetime profitability if done correctly,” said Rob Lynch, D.V.M., a veterinarian with Cornell’s PRO-DAIRY group
Feb. 18 2021
Antibiotic usage and antibiotic resistance are two topics that continue to generate concern throughout the world’s food and medical communities
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