July 17 2020
The 2020 pandemic is not yet over, but it is time to think critically about what can be learned from it
June 17 2020
After four-plus years of being in the doldrums, milk prices finally started to pick up in the second half of 2019
June 11 2020
It’s the question hanging over the country’s collective head as businesses look toward reopening plans . . . “When will Americans feel comfortable patronizing us?”
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 4 2020
In dairy show circles, World War II caused 1943, 1944, and 1945 to become known simply as “The war years.”
June 4 2020
Agriculture commodity prices have been all over the board as markets adjusted to a variety of factors brought on by COVID-19
June 1 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is a once in a generation event that has wreaked havoc on the dairy market. Prices have collapsed, supply chains are damaged, and milk dumping has tragically become widespread
May 28 2020
It has been a tough few months as the dairy industry has dealt with COVID-19. With milk processing challenges and the food service demand for dairy products both being negatively impacted, a steep drop...
May 21 2020
Fluid milk. Cereal. Frozen pizza. Those three food categories experienced game-changing positive sales shifts due to the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus
May 21 2020
Financial strategy for dairy farms during COVID-19 has looked a little bit like a roller coaster. While milk prices plummeted and then started to rebound, many farmers revisited their budgets
May 21 2020
Farmers and ranchers who are feeling the financial impacts of the current COVID-19 situation have been eagerly waiting for more details about the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)
May 21 2020
Making informed decisions is a key business component for any farm. This is true more than ever in the tumultuous world of the COVID-19 pandemic
May 21 2020
The projected aid for dairy comes to $6.18 per hundredweight. However, that money will be split into two payments of $4.71 and $1.47 per cwt., respectively
May 14 2020
Regarding the May 4, 2020, Hoard’s Dairyman Intel article, “How serious is the oversupply of milk?", I would like to add a factor not mentioned
May 14 2020
Because of COVID-19, every facet of the dairy industry was dealt a heavy blow. Across the dairy case, every product sustained significant demand drops
May 14 2020
Roughly one day each week, every U.S. dairy cow’s milk production goes into making dairy products that will be exported to another country
May 10 2020
It’s common to calibrate our expectations of an uncertain future around benchmarks in the past
May 7 2020
In times of stress and uncertainty, it’s easy to succumb to the frenzy and focus heavily on what’s outside our control
May 7 2020
We always appreciate a good critique and follow-up questions from our readers. This particular query contained both when it arrived in our office from an Ohio dairyman
May 7 2020
Based on rough calculations by the University of Wisconsin’s Mark Stephenson, it’s expected that the dairy industry will lose at least $10 billion because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and that...