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Maple Syrup Producers Tap Tradition of Value-Added Revenue

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:34 PM

Maple Syrup Producers Tap Tradition of Value-Added Revenue
Our country’s earliest sugar makers were firmly rooted in their craft well before Europeans arrived. But it was the union of native tradition and colonial technology which laid the groundwork for North America’s enduring maple syrup production... Full Story

Judge rejects $50M proposed settlement in dairy farming case

posted on April 10, 2015 at 2:39 PM

A judge has rejected a proposed settlement between Northeastern U.S. farmers and the Dairy Farmers of America over an alleged effort to drive down prices paid to farmers. Full Story

US and EU Look For Expanded Agricultural Trade in 2015

posted on February 27, 2015 at 6:17 PM

US and EU Look For Expanded Agricultural Trade in 2015
While the impact of persistent drought was mentioned as a potential challenge, the outlook was generally positive late last week at USDA’s ninety-first annual Agricultural Outlook Forum. Full Story

Bill would allow raw milk to be advertised in Oregon

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:56 PM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Sellers of raw milk want Oregon legislators to let them legally advertise their product. Full Story

Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory

posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory
California likes to claim it has happy cows, but Colorado’s ladies set the per-animal pace in milk production recently, handily breaking the 2,000 pound mark. Full Story

Celebrating 40 Years of Market to Market

posted on August 22, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Celebrating 40 Years of Market to Market
Market to Market in the 1990s Full Story

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
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