Despite a wild fall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expects a warmer-than-normal winter for the western two-thirds of the U.S. They don’t expect any areas with cooler-than-normal conditions.
University of Wisconsin Extension have been working on improving the software system developed last summer where producers can use farm-specific estimated regression models to forecast their own mailbox price for 12 mon
In early August, the United States Department of Agriculture published the milk margin for May/June 2016 and it was $5.76. The calculated USDA milk margin is used in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP) to det
The headline of a recent business blog "The REAL shocking costs of dead inventory" by Eric Jensen may cause you to stop and think about how this issue could be related to dairy farms. In Jensen's blog,
U.S. free trade agreements since 1984 have had an overall positive effect on trade balances, reducing U.S. trade deficits or boosting surpluses with partner countries by $87.5 billion in 2015, a new government study sho
In the current dairy economy, we must scrutinize every purchase and product use. Since feed represents such a significant expense to the dairy, evaluation of the ration and the cost effectiveness of each ingredient are