Feb. 4 2021
“Senator (John) Boozman (R-Ark.) and I both feel very strongly that we move forward the child nutrition bill that is supposed to be reauthorized every five years,” said Senator Debbie Stabenow...
Dec. 29 2020
In your January 10, 2021 issue . . .MILK MARKET PROJECTIONS REMAIN IN FLUX as USDA economists adjusted the 2021 All-Milk price forecast, down by $1.10 to a $16.60 per hundredweight (cwt.) average. Thi
Dec. 24 2020
The government has purchased billions of dollars of dairy products and other foods this year through the Farmers to Families Food Box Program in order to stimulate cash flow on farms and get food to pandemic-stricken...
Dec. 14 2020
In the debate for President-elect Joe Biden’s secretary of agriculture, many names were reported and discussed, but a familiar one emerged as the top choice: Tom Vilsack, who served as USDA Secretary...
Dec. 8 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the December 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
Nov. 30 2020
More U.S. dairy products have likely moved through government programs in 2020 than at any other point in the past 30 years. How much of an impact have those purchases had on dairy prices?
Nov. 9 2020
“The volatility within dairy has been very, very extreme,” said Kyle Schrad, vice president of Global Dairy and Food Operations at StoneX Financial Corporation. (Figure 1)
Nov. 2 2020
The dairy industry is in a much better financial position today than anyone would have thought back in late March when the COVID-19 pandemic was beginning to create unprecedented effects across the country
Oct. 29 2020
“2020 has certainly been a roller coaster year,” said dairy analyst Matt Gould, stating the obvious during the Pennsylvania Center for Dairy Excellence’s “Navigating the Numbers”...
Sept. 25 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the October 10, 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
Aug. 25 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the August 25, 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
Aug. 25 2020
In your September 10, 2020 issue . . .COULD DAIRY’S “V-SHAPED” RECOVERY transcend into a “W-shaped” price swoon? If shifted from a “V” to a “W-shaped”...
Aug. 10 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the August 10, 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
June 15 2020
“If you happened to max out on Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC), are going to receive Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) payments, you did Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP), or are locked in at a...
June 15 2020
Dairy News as reported in the Washington Dairygrams for the June 2020 issue of Hoard's Dairyman
June 8 2020
More than $545 million in producer payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) have already been approved by the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA)
June 8 2020
While the dairy industry and many agriculture commodities have seen better prices in the last few weeks, market fluctuations and pessimism still prevail in the countryside
June 1 2020
It’s June Dairy Month, and we need to tell dairy’s great story
June 1 2020
With last week’s initiation of sign up for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), farmers now have some clarity on the various programs available to them and can begin to formulate their...
June 1 2020
Dairy farmers will definitely need to make a trip to their respective USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA)