April 25 2017
Areas of the country have been dumping milk for far too long. Now processors are dropping patrons
April 25 2017
What will U.S. dairy farming be like in a half century? That was the focus of a topic I presented at the Tucker Endowed Lecture at Michigan State University this past March
April 24 2017
“We will focus on the three R’s to grow U.S dairy export sales,” said Tom Vilsack about his new role as president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council
April 24 2017
The nightmare continues for some Wisconsin and Minnesota dairy farmers as they scramble to find a new processor for their milk by May 1
April 4 2017
Do you know who your representatives are on the State and Federal level? If your answer to this question is no, do your industry a favor and Google them right now
March 6 2017
Little, it seems, is going to proceed quickly about California’s effort to join the Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) program
Feb. 20 2017
Valentine’s Day last week saw the next interesting phase on what may or may not ultimately become the nation’s largest Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO)
Feb. 13 2017
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and American Farm Bureau Insurance Services (AFBIS) are asking for input to the question . . . would dairy revenue protection work for you?
Jan. 23 2017
To gain a better understanding on how President Trump change the course on a number of farm-related topics, the National Milk Producers Federation and the Cooperative Network share thoughts on immigration,...
Jan. 16 2017
This November’s national election was historic. Not only did the Republican candidate, Donald Trump, win the presidency, both the Senate and House held their Republican majority
Dec. 26 2016
While the Republicans control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the Oval Office on the national scene, the opposite holds true in California
Dec. 19 2016
The political pundits are still trying to assess the 2016 Presidential election. Since 2009, Democrats have lost 64 U.S. House seats, 12 Senate seats, and now the Oval Office
Dec. 15 2016
This November’s national election was historic. Not only did the Republican candidate, Donald Trump, win the presidency, both the Senate and House held their Republican majority. In rural area
Nov. 28 2016
Talk about winning by default. While it may feel a long way from it, disappointing outlooks for other major commodities make dairying look like agriculture’s best financial sector in 2017
Sept. 19 2016
Trade is on USDA's radar by Corey Geiger, Managing Editor "The strength of the U.S. dollar has not only hurt dairy exports, but overall competitiveness of U.S. agricultural exports, which have been lower...
Sept. 12 2016
What could have been for MPP-Dairy by Scott Brown, University of Missouri The author is a research assistant extension professor in the department of agricultural and applied economics at the University...
Sept. 5 2016
The 50th World Dairy Expo will be special. There is no doubt that the 50th World Dairy Expo will be a memorable show with special events held throughout the week of October 4 to 8, 2016, in Madison, Wis
Aug. 29 2016
Past and present dairy safety nets By Mark Stephenson The author is the director of the Center for Dairy Profitability, University of Wisconsin-Madison. The dairy industry has had several price cycles...
Aug. 15 2016
Is now the time for price risk management? by Scott Brown, University of Missouri The author is a research assistant extension professor in the department of agricultural and applied economics at the University...
June 13 2016
"TPP is very important, especially for dairy," reconfirmed Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) and Chair of the Senate Ag Committee in a conversation with dairy farmers who gathered for the 100th anniversary...