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. 19 2020
This year has been stressful for just about everyone, and children are no exception. In fact, children are especially vulnerable to the harmful effects of stress and anxiety due to their developing brains...
Nov. 9 2020
The health pandemic induced by the novel coronavirus has upended plans throughout the world, and the agricultural community has not been immune to the situation
Oct. 26 2020
Dairy farmers have watched prices for their products climb to surprising highs and fall to devastating lows since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March
Oct. 1 2020
The best times for many agricultural sectors occur during periods of strong demand. The ethanol industry boomed when ethanol use grew during a period of record crude oil prices
Oct. 1 2020
When COVID-19 first disrupted dairy supply chains, we all saw the grocery store signs
Sept. 28 2020
Similar to when a natural disaster hits, the onslaught of COVID-19 onto dairy sales this spring required immediate efforts to stem the bleeding
Sept. 17 2020
Congress is in its last days before members head home for their final campaign sprints. High on the agenda is agreeing on a new coronavirus response package
Aug. 27 2020
The dairy industry was in turmoil this spring with dumped milk and bottomed-out prices. Dairy farmers’ second source of revenue — the beef market — wasn’t doing much better
Aug. 24 2020
It’s been nearly six months since COVID-19 shuttered schools across the country
Aug. 17 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic put quite a strain on labor across the country as employees contracted the disease or were forced to quarantine due to exposure to the virus.
Aug. 6 2020
The market volatility of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many farms to take a closer look at their financial statements and, in some cases, wish they would have done things differently
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
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 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 9 2020
COVID-19 brought to light a number of supply chain concerns around the world. Chief among them according to economist David Kohl was the cannibalization of industry via concentration
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 2 2020
The 2020 dairy cattle show season has become a sad state of affairs