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Corn Harvest Concerns

The 2019 crop year has been a tough one for most of the country. Dr. Mike Hutjens tells us about it on this week's Feed Forum Friday:

House Passes Ag Labor Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 5038). The bill, the first House-passed agricultural labor reform since a comprehensive immigration plan in 1986, includes critical provisions to address dairy’s unique workforce...

Hit The Reset Button For New Thinking

The 2020 PDPW Managers Academy for Dairy Professionals program is set for January 14-16, 2020 at the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel in Corpus Chrisi, Texas. The 3-day executive-level professional development training and networking program is designed for dairy owners and...

Milk Pricing Strategies

Dr. Mike Hutjens, professor emeritus from the University of Illinois looks at current milk prices and strategies for the coming year:

Class III Jumps To $20.45

The US Agriculture Department announced the November Federal order Class III benchmark milk price at $20.45 per hundredweight this week, up $1.73 from October, $6.01 above November 2018, and the highest Class III price since October 2014. The eleven month Class III...

Winter Barn Ventilation Tips

Dr. Ryan Leiterman is a dairy veterinarian experienced in calf barn air circulation design and analysis. He shares how one system can optimize calf barn air circulation for every season.

TB Transfer Discussed at Summit

One confirmed tuberculosis (TB) test creates a domino effect of confusion, cost and questions. During the PDPW Dairy Insights Summit in Madison this week, Steve Maddox of Ruann Dairy in California will share his family’s story of how reverse transfer - the...

China Import Update

High Ground Dairy's Lucas Fuess discusses China's latest import data with Lee Mielke:

2019 Closes With Optimism

Dr. Mike Hutjens, professor emeritus from the University of Illinois takes a look at current milk and feed prices on this week's Feed Forum Friday:

Attitude of Gratitude

Today's broadcast is with Chris Galen of the National Milk Producers Federation. We hope your day is filled with love, laughter, and most of all, gratitude.

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House Passes Ag Labor Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 5038). The bill, the first House-passed agricultural labor reform since a comprehensive immigration plan in 1986, includes critical provisions to address dairy’s unique workforce needs. NMPF’s Chris Galen discusses the issue and also provides an update on the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement:

Hit The Reset Button For New Thinking

The 2020 PDPW Managers Academy for Dairy Professionals program is set for January 14-16, 2020 at the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel in Corpus Chrisi, Texas. The 3-day executive-level professional development training and networking program is designed for dairy owners and managers, CEOs, industry directors, processors, marketers and distributors. PDPW Executive Director Shelly Mayer has a preview on today’s Dairy Radio program.

Class III Jumps To $20.45

The US Agriculture Department announced the November Federal order Class III benchmark milk price at $20.45 per hundredweight this week, up $1.73 from October, $6.01 above November 2018, and the highest Class III price since October 2014.

The eleven month Class III average is $16.74, up from $14.69 at this time a year ago and $16.24 in 2017.

The November Class IV price is $16.60, up 21 cents from October and $1.54 above a year ago. Its average stands at $16.26, up from $14.15 a year ago and $15.31 in 2017. Courtesy Mielke Market Weekly