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,
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
Livestock producers should find optimism in feed price projections following Thursday's USDA Acreage and Stocks reports. The releases are proving bearish for corn, which provides new opportunities for feed buyers
Livestock producers should find optimism in feed price projections following last Thursday's USDA Acreage and Stocks reports. The releases are proving bearish for corn, which provides new opportunities for feed bu
A U.S. senator who advocates for stronger financial regulation on Thursday sought to strip the key part of a bill authorizing the work of the country's commodities and swaps regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Comm
Dairy farmers who want to enroll in the 2017 Dairy Margin Protection Program, renew their current enrollment or change coverage levels, can do so beginning today at their local Farm Service Agency office. The 2017 enrol
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
A total of 42 agricultural organizations including the Agricultural Retailers Association, all the major commodity crop associations and the American Farm Bureau this week submitted a letter to the Environmental Protect
Strong profit results from Australian and New Zealand dairy processors on Wednesday fanned hopes of a market revival as farmers globally curb milk production after a glut that pushed prices to multi-year lows.
Well-managed and properly implemented feeding programs are one of the cornerstones associated with profitable dairy operations. With feed costs representing approximately half of the cost for producing milk, profitabili
Farmers and ranchers affected by wildfires are in desperate need of hay and other supplies. Blizzard conditions this past weekend in states north also created need for forage and government disaster assistance.