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Dairy at a Crossroads

Dr. Mike Hutjens looks at the current dairy situation:

NMPF Welcomes California Dairies

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) welcomed California Dairies Inc., the second-largest U.S. dairy cooperative by volume, into its membership by unanimous vote during its June board meeting. NMPF's Chris Galen has more:

Managing Summer Manure Application

Fall and spring seasons are typical times for manure spreading, but summer can prove to have better weather and soil conditions. We learn more with Aaron Pape from UW Discovery Farms:

Latest Reports Mixed

FC Stone's Dave Kurzawksi recaps last week's market news with Lee Mielke:

Happy June Dairy Month!

Consumers have many choices these days, even when purchasing products in the dairy case. Dr. Mike Hutjens takes a look at June Dairy Month, from the 1930's to today:

Class III Milk Price Jumps To Yearly High

The Agriculture Department’s monthly benchmark milk price has reached the highest level in over a year and a half. The May Federal order Class III price was announced at $16.38 per hundredweight, up 42 cents from April, $1.20 above May 2018, and the highest Class III...

Observations From Europe

Dr. Ryan Leiterman tells us what dairy practices he observed from his recent trip to the Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Russia:

Managing Manure Year-Round

Improving soil conditions for better manure spreading is our topic this week with Aaron Pape from UW-Discovery Farms. Today's Producer Tuesday, brought to you by PDPW:

Latest Trade Data on China, New Zealand

High Ground Dairy's Lucas Fuess discusses the latest trade data on today's Mielke Monday:

Feeding The World

What is the future for food production? Dr. Mike Hutjens discusses feeding the world in 2050:

Benchmark Milk Price Inches Higher

The Agriculture Department announced the November Federal order Class III benchmark milk price at $16.88 per hundredweight, up 19 cents from October, 12 cents above November 2016, and equates to $1.45 per gallon. It ties the February price for the highest Class III...

Modernize The Endangered Species Act

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council stand in full support of modernizing and streamlining the Endangered Species Act, which hasn’t been reauthorized since 1988. “We’re hoping we get a bill out of them the next few months...

Watch Out For Activists

Radical activist organizations are leading the fight to grant animals the same legal rights as humans and eliminate the consumption of food and all other products derived from animals. That’s according to the Animal Ag Alliance,  a nonprofit organization that...

Ensuring Ranchers Are Protected

The California Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is a non-profit trade association, formed in 1917, that represents California’s ranchers and beef producers in legislative and regulatory affairs. CCA’s funding is generated almost entirely by voluntary dues paid by...

Constituents Need to Be Heard

NCBA’s Director of Government Affairs, Danielle Beck, gives us an update on comprehensive tax reform legislation and discusses NCBA’s new tax-reform issue campaign. For more info, visit CattlemenForTaxReform.com