CDC Urges CDFA to Increase Dairy Producer Prices
May 24, 2013 — California Dairy Campaign (CDC) Executive Director Lynne McBride testified Monday, May 20th, before the California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) calling for an increase in the 4b cheese milk price to bring it closer to prices paid in other states. She joined us on DairyLine to talk about it.
Two Big Issues Take Center Stage in D.C.
May 23, 2013 — Two big issues are currently being discussed by lawmakers in Washington, D.C. Immigration and the Farm Bill. National Milk ‘s Chris Galen updated this week on the latest.
June Federal Order Class I Up $1.17 From May
May 22, 2013 – The Agriculture Department announced the June Federal order Class I base milk price this afternoon at $18.93 per hundredweight, up $1.17 from May, $3.69 above June 2012, and equates to about $1.63 per gallon. That brought the 2012 Class I average to $18.22, up from $16.48 at this time a year […]
Continued Price Volatility Is Likely
May 22, 2013 — The concern over price volatility is not going away. Should dairy producers be focused on the prices or have strategies in place for any scenario. We join Scott Stewart at the Corner of Strategy & Discipline in this DairyBusiness Radio podcast.
A Lot Of Uncertainty
May 21, 2013 — Even with a good corn and soybean crop, it looks like we are still going to have some issues. FC Stone dairy economist Bill Brooks shares some insight on what he is looking at in the months ahead.
Determine Your Dairy Farm’s Environmental Footprint
May 20, 2013 — Successful dairy operators set benchmarks to measure performance. One way to do that is through the program Farm Smart. Tom Gallagher, CEO for the Innovation Center for U-S Dairy joined us on Monday’s DairyLine Radio program.
(5/24/13) Dr. Mike Hutjens points out some things to look for when determining if your cows are suffering from heat stress.
(5/23/13) Cow comfort means controlling flies this time of year. Tom Mcbeth with Central Life Sciences has some suggestions.
Your Bottom Line
(5/22/13) Today’s Your Bottom Line podcast: Sarina Sharp, Market Analyst with the Daily Dairy Report, speaks to the effect of world butter stocks falling and what it means to the U.S. market.