Planting Season Off To Slow Start
May 17, 2013 — This week we finally saw progress on 2013 Farm Bill proposals in both the Senate and House Ag Committees. DairyBusiness Update’s Dave Natzke joined us to also bring us up-to-date on other news affecting dairy farmers: If you thought Congress was slow, you should see the 2013 planting season. Here in the […]
NMPF Lauds House Ag Committee Vote
May 16, 2013 — National Milk’s Chris Galen commented on the latest vote from the House Ag Committee approving the Dairy Security Act and not the Goodlatte-Scott amenedment.
Pro Ag: New Milk Pricing Formula Needed
May 15, 2013 — Pro Ag’s Arden Tewksbury joined us on Wednesday’s DairyLine to urge the House and Senate Ag Committees not to propose a bill unless it includes a new pricing formula.
House Ag Committee Defeats Goodlatte-Scott Amendment
May 15, 2013 — The Goodlatte-Scott amendment was the first amendment defeated when the House Ag Committee started markup of its version of the 2013 Farm Bill, May 15, according to Bob Gray, with the Northeast Dairy Farmers Cooperative. U.S. Rep. Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Scott (D-Ga.) joined in offering the amendment, which would have stripped the […]
Dairy Markets in a Slide
May 14, 2013 — The cash dairy markets started the week in a slide, with block cheese losing 7 cents the first two days of this week. Stewart-Peterson’s Matt Mattke gives us some insight in this DairyBusiness Radio Podcast:
2013-2014 milk, price projections released
May 10, 2013 — USDA’s World Ag Supply & Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, released May 10, kept projected 2013 milk production estimates steady from a month earlier, and provided first estimates of 2014 production. • 2013 production and marketings were projected at 201.8 billion lbs. and 200.8 billion lbs., respectively. If realized, 2013 production and […]
(5/17/13) Dr. Mike Hutjens takes a look at some feed options as we head toward the hotter weather.
We Care for Calves
May 16, 2013 — The mercury is beginning to rise. Dr. Tom Earleywine talks about warm weather calf management and heat stress in this “We Care for Calves” segment.
Your Bottom Line
(5/15/13) Dr. Danny Klinefelter from Texas A & M’s Department of Agricultural Economics, examines the volatility of our economic times and how it continues to affect the farmer.