posted on December 21, 2012 at 4:10 PM
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.
posted on December 13, 2012 at 4:53 PM
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...
posted on October 5, 2012 at 12:23 PM
Since 2008, California has lost nearly 300 dairies.
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.
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,...
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...
posted on February 10, 2012 at 6:08 PM
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack carried President Obama’s State of the Union message of economic recovery to the heart of theCorn Beltthis week.
posted on September 2, 2011 at 6:20 PM
Analyst John Roach discusses the volatile commodity markets with host Mark Pearson.
posted on August 26, 2011 at 4:22 PM
Analyst Tomm Pfitzenmaier discusses the volatile commodity markets with host Mark Pearson.
posted on August 19, 2011 at 7:26 PM
Analyst Jamey Kohake discusses the volatile commodity markets with host Mark Pearson.
posted on August 12, 2011 at 6:49 PM
Analyst Naomi Blohm discusses the volatile commodity markets with host Mark Pearson.
posted on August 12, 2011 at 5:11 PM
The cost of the milk, butter fat and sugar that are key to Jim Capannari's ice cream have spiked this year, but he hasn't passed much of the cost along to customers.
posted on August 12, 2011 at 5:05 PM
Life-size butter sculptures of everything from cows to space heroes and Hollywood stars are among the most beloved traditions of state fairs, drawing thousands of admirers each year from Iowa to Ohio and as far south as Texas.
posted on July 22, 2011 at 7:54 PM
The chess match between President Obama and Congressional Republicans over raising the debt ceiling ends the week in a stalemate. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson unveils his vision for a new dairy program. And amidst a...
posted on July 22, 2011 at 6:32 PM
Lawmakers are beginning to discuss changes to the safety net for the nation's dairy farmers in an effort to make the milk industry more profitable and less reliant on federal subsidies.