Dairy farmers are under siege thanks to low prices and changing tastes.
Fifty-six former U.S. government officials who served under both Democratic and Republican administrations have written to Congress opposing the move of USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) out of Washington, DC.
As Walmart’s fluid milk processing plant continues to move toward operating at capacity, the vertically integrated retailer has experienced plenty of disdain from farmers across the country.
If you can’t go to robotic milking all the way, consider going half way.
Analysis of the proposed Farm Bill’s Dairy Risk Coverage (DRC) program suggests small dairy farmers would see triple the benefit than they did under the Margin Protection Program (MPP), says a dairy economist.
The drought in Europe has dairy farmers there experiencing significant pain. That’s what inspired dairy cooperative Arla, to pay its entire 2018 net profit of 310 million euros, to its 11,2000 farmer members.
The USDA announcement this week of a 12¢/cwt “Market Facilitation Program” (MFP) payment means your actual payment, obviously, will be based on the number of cows you milk.