Anna-Lisa LacaOnline and Business Editor


Articles By Anna-Lisa Laca

Banker with farmer
Oct 15, 2019

Trust And Verify: Lender Relationships in 2020

Expect more documentation requests from your lender in 2020.
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Oct 10, 2019

Wisconsin Man Dies in Silage Packing Accident

A Wisconsin man was crushed to death Tuesday after a feed bunk wall collapsed and rolled the tractor he was using to pack silage.
Oct 10, 2019

Chobani, American Farmland Trust Launch Campaign To Aid Dairy Farmers

This week, Chobani is launching its second, limited-edition charity flavor, called Farmer Batch, in partnership with American Farmland Trust (AFT).
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Oct 09, 2019

How To Make Crappy Silage The Best It Can Be

In most of the Midwest, silage harvest is a few weeks behind schedule and for some farmers, the crop is looking quite crappy.
MSU Alfalfa Winterkill Flooding Damage
Oct 09, 2019

Fall Alfalfa Checklist

With winter right around the corner, it’s not too late to be thinking about 2020 alfalfa crops.
Beth Ford
Oct 07, 2019

Land O Lakes CEO: Farmers Mitigate Market Pressure with Technology

In an interview with Lesley Stahlon from 60 Minutes over the weekend, Land O Lakes CEO Beth Ford addressed the struggles farmers are feeling.
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Oct 07, 2019

We Owe It To Each Other To Support All Kinds of Dairies

Let’s evaluate the facts and draw our own conclusions. Let’s be smart – as well as compassionate – and not allow the forces of HSUS to divide our industry.
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Oct 07, 2019

Dairy Farmers Eligible for Weather Disaster Payments on Dumped Milk

The recently updated 2018 and 2019 WHIP-ML program provides payments for eligible dairy farmers impacted by weather disasters between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2019.
Sonny Perdue
Oct 01, 2019

Perdue Hints At Permanent Prevent Plant Date Changes At Dairy Expo

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue spent time with dairy farmers Tuesday at the World Dairy Expo.