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Getting More Out Of Milk

Dr. Mike Hutjens looks at the value of milk on this week's Feed Forum Friday radio segment:

How Do You Spell Relief?

Chris Galen with the National Milk Producers Federation updated Dairy Radio Now listeners on the latest relief efforts congress is working on to assist dairy producers with their losses due to the global pandemic.

Fuel Up To Play 60 Starts With ‘Fresh’ Approach

The dairy checkoff is positioning the farmer-founded Fuel Up to Play 60 program in a fresh way to help students and educators navigate the school year. Many teachers are looking for ways to engage students through curriculum and digital learning with an emphasis on...

Adopt A Cow Program Gains Popularity

Karen Doster, Director, Youth and School Programs, Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin updated a Dairy Signal audience on the ever growing 'Adopt A Cow" program:

Milk Tightness Affecting Markets

Milk tightness is underpinning the markets, according to Stone X dairy broker Dave Kurzawski. He talks with Lee Mielke about it on today's Dairy Radio Now:

Learning About Mycotoxins

Mike Hutjens discusses mycotoxins on this week's Feed Forum Friday:

Strong U.S. Dairy Exports

U.S. dairy exports still looking strong. HighGround Dairy's Lucas Fuess talks with Lee Mielke about it and why farm milk checks aren't reflecting that:

Cover Crops

Dr. Mike Hutjens discusses cover crops on this week's Feed Forum Friday:

More Federal Relief For Dairy

Chris Galen with the National Milk Producers Federation updated Dairy Radio Now listeners on the latest relief aid for dairy farmers:

Gleaning Info From Fermentation Profiles

Dr. Ryan Leiterman of Crystal Creek continues part-two of our discussion on gaining insight from fermentation profiles and how they can benefit next year's silage.

MPP Enrollment Extended

Dairy farmers have additional time to review their 2018 coverage options in the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP). The deadline to enroll has been extended to June 22, 2018.  Chris Galen, Sr. Vice-President of Communications with the National Milk Producers Federation joined us on today’s Dairy Radio Now with more information:

Meanwhile, NMPF today commended the leadership of the Senate Agriculture Committee for crafting a bipartisan Farm Bill that contains beneficial provisions for America’s dairy farmers. Following today’s passage by a margin of 20-1, the bill now moves to the full Senate for consideration.

The Senate Farm Bill contains enhancements to the dairy Margin Protection Program sought by NMPF, including improved coverage levels and greater program flexibility. The measure raises the maximum covered margin to $9/cwt. and adjusts the minimum percentage of milk that can be insured. It also includes an important agreement reached between NMPF and the International Dairy Foods Association on price risk management. Read more

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