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July 27 2020
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report puts dairy in a strong place for the final 2020-2025 guidelines that are set to be released at the end of this year
July 27 2020
The U.S. is the world’s third largest exporter of dairy products, but the federal order system may not be giving American farmers much competitive advantage to improve the demand of those exports,...
July 20 2020
Don’t underestimate the impact that government purchases are having on the dairy market
July 20 2020
While the coronavirus pandemic has certainly brought wide swings in dairy markets, it has brought an even wider list of questions about the future
July 20 2020
Even people who classify as “social butterflies” may crave time alone now and then, and the same could be true for dairy calves
July 20 2020
One of the most interesting things I have observed during this pandemic is how so many consumers returned to the basics
July 20 2020
After years of tight labor markets and difficulties in recruiting and retaining good employees, we now find ourselves with double-digit unemployment in just about every corner of the U.S
July 13 2020
Completing every cow’s lactation with antibiotic dry treatment has been a standard practice on dairy farms for decades
July 13 2020
Despite the global pandemic, “dairy remains a sales powerhouse.” That market analysis came from Anne-Marie Roerink, president of 210 Analytics, on the July 9 DairyLivestream
July 13 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has brought to light a number of new consumer behaviors. Among them is an interesting trend that has emerged in purchasing decisions
July 13 2020
Coronavirus precautions have vastly changed workplaces for both dairy farmers and their employees, an important part of the nation’s critical infrastructure
July 13 2020
At the peak of the COVID-19 panic buying in March, weekly dairy sales were nearly half a billion dollars higher than they would have been during a regular week, said market researcher Anne-Marie Roerink
July 6 2020
It’s official, Class III milk headed to the cheese vat will be priced far higher than all other classes. That’s because the cheese markets rallied in short order
July 6 2020
Whether building brand new or repurposing an old building, there are certain details that should not be overlooked when it comes to heifer housing
July 6 2020
Forecasting the future of the U.S. dairy industry has always been a difficult task due in part to the inelastic nature of the demand for dairy products
July 6 2020
Although there is risk of hot weather and the potential for drought across some parts of the country in July, this year’s corn crop is looking markedly better than last year
July 6 2020
Milk prices are high now, but they are not expected to last. What might a producer do to slow the financial impact of that fluctuation?
June 29 2020
As agriculturalists, we are well aware of the impacts COVID-19 has had on farm gate prices. As consumers, we have witnessed empty store shelves where products used to be and limits placed on certain items
June 29 2020
The United States dairy industry has made great improvement in recent years in reducing antibiotic residues. In the past quarter century, the sector’s hard work has allowed it to cut milk truck residues...
June 29 2020
Class III milk, not Class I, could be the price leader in June milk checks. “June’s Class III price (driven by cheese price gains) is expected to jump over $7 per hundredweight (cwt.)
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