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Dairy Producers Aim to Take Advantage of Favorable Market

posted on March 28, 2014 at 4:11 PM

Dairy Producers Aim to Take Advantage of Favorable Market
Dairy cows have never been as valuable as they are today. Producers are doing their part to take advantage of favorable market. Full Story

In Rural Wisconsin, Nurses Come To The Farm

posted on December 27, 2013 at 2:09 PM

U.S. Department of Agriculture says 36 percent of U.S. dairy farmers lacked health insurance in 2011. Full Story

DiGiornio Severs Ties With Wisconsin Dairy Farm for Alleged Animal Abuse

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:39 PM

Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier cut ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm Tuesday after an animal rights group released undercover video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows. Full Story

Sugar Beets Could Improve Dairy Efficiency

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Sugar Beets Could Improve Dairy Efficiency
Autumn in the Midwest offers a colorful backdrop for farmers taking to the field to reap what they’ve sown. And while fall harvest is a common sight across the land, what one group outside the town of Antigo is pulling out of the ground is... Full Story

Lack of USDA Reports Creates Uncertainty

posted on October 11, 2013 at 3:57 PM

Lack of USDA Reports Creates Uncertainty
Farmers and livestock producers use the Agriculture Department reports to make decisions on everything from which crops to plant to how and when to market their goods. Full Story

Market to Market (July 5, 2013)

posted on July 5, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Market to Market (July 5, 2013)
Full Program: Washington’s failure to enact a Farm Bill, leaves dairy producers in limbo. A barometer of the Midwest economy declines for the third consecutive month. A record-breaking heat fuels lethal wildfires as the drought intensifies in the southwest.... Full Story

Milk Price Increase Looms

posted on July 5, 2013 at 3:46 PM

Milk Price Increase Looms
Less than 90 days remain until the extension of the 2008 farm bill expires. If nothing is done, grain farmers will see their safety-net evaporate but dairy producers would see an increase in payments. That increase could cause the price of milk... Full Story

Significantly Higher Milk Prices Possible

posted on December 21, 2012 at 4:10 PM

Significantly Higher Milk Prices Possible
As the White House and Congress struggle to avert the "fiscal cliff," dairy producers are concerned that the compromise – or lack thereof -- could have a dramatic impact on milk prices. Full Story

Dairy Industry Copes with Challenges

posted on December 13, 2012 at 4:53 PM

Dairy Industry Copes with Challenges
Fewer consumers are hitting the dairy aisle at the grocery store these days and that’s translating to less demand for milk. While demand for yogurt, cheese and other dairy products is on the rise, U.S. per capita milk consumption has fallen... Full Story

California Dairies Going Broke Due to Feed, Milk Prices

posted on October 5, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Since 2008, California has lost nearly 300 dairies. Full Story

Dairies Pamper Cows With Massages, Waterbeds

posted on October 5, 2012 at 11:44 AM

There's no sound scientific data to back up the claims, but dairy farmers say they believe they're seeing improved productivity. Full Story

Small Dairies Go Under As Milk Prices Sink

posted on May 25, 2012 at 1:45 PM

PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) — The MacLaren brothers are third-generation dairy farmers, but they will likely be the last in their family. After working all their lives on the hillside farm in Vermont that their grandfather bought in 1939,... Full Story

Two in New Jersey Sickened by Raw Milk From Pa. Farm

posted on February 24, 2012 at 11:07 AM

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Health officials say two people in NewJersey have been sickened from drinking raw milk from a centralPennsylvania dairy connected to dozens of illnesses in four states. The New Jersey health department says a 27-year-old man... Full Story

Secretary Vilsack Talks Trade and the Economy in the Corn Belt

posted on February 10, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Secretary Vilsack Talks Trade and the Economy in the Corn Belt
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack carried President Obama’s State of the Union message of economic recovery to the heart of theCorn Beltthis week. Full Story

Market Analysis: Market Analyst John Roach

posted on September 2, 2011 at 6:20 PM

Market Analysis: Market Analyst John Roach
Analyst John Roach discusses the volatile commodity markets with host Mark Pearson. Full Story
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