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14:13PM Apr 22, 2010

USDA: Dairy Farmers Can Receive Funding for On-farm Energy Evaluations

MILK Editors
AgWeb Contributor
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's announcement today that $2 million will be made available to dairy, beef, poultry and swine producers to help cut energy-related production costs
14:35PM Apr 19, 2010

CWT Expands Eligible Products List

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor
The Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) program announced today that it is expanding the types of cheese varieties eligible for export bonuses to include Gouda, Colby, and Monterey Jack.
16:52PM Apr 14, 2010

U.S. Agriculture Still Posting A Trade Surplus

AgWeb Staff
AgWeb Contributor
For the fiscal year to date (October 2009-February 2010), the value of U.S. exports has totaled $49.064 billion while imports have tallied $30.744 billion, for a trade surplus of $18.320
16:50PM Apr 14, 2010

Volatile Times Solutions offered to tamp down price volatility

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor
As dairy price support levels become less and less relevant to cost-of-production levels, milk price volatility has brought cash flows from booming highs to crushing lows.
16:36PM Apr 14, 2010

Recession opportunities Now is a good time to hire skilled workers

MILK Editors
AgWeb Contributor
Bonus content: To receive a complete list of “Behavior-based Questions for Agricultural Positions,” send an e-mail to [email protected] . The bleak unemployment numbers rolling out of federal and state government
10:37AM Apr 13, 2010

Pennsylvania Offers Producers Consultations on Dairy Farm Viability

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor
The newly-launched "Dairy Decisions Consultant” program aims to assist Pennsylvania dairy farm families in the decision-making and planning processes that come in the wake of 15 months of low milk
15:42PM Apr 12, 2010

AEM Reports March Equipment Sales

AgWeb.com Editors
AgWeb Contributor
In the Ag Flash Report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the March unit sales of ag machinery show a slight uptick.