Dairy situation and outlook: Class III and IV prices see strong increases
The price of butter, cheddar cheese, nonfat dry milk, dry whey and the Class III and IV prices have all experienced strong increases and are much higher than what were forecasted back in early January. FULL STORY »
Video: Brighter times ahead for Vermont dairy?
Right now there are about 1,015 dairy farms in Vermont. That's down about 100 farms over the last five years. Milk prices are hovering around $16.50 which is about the break-even point but they are projected to go even higher. FULL STORY »
Cropp: Feed prices key to milk production in 2011
Bob Cropp, professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, offers the following comments on the current dairy situation and outlook. FULL STORY »
Status of Wisconsin agriculture - 2010 dairy situation
In 2010, dairy farmers received some much-needed relief from the devastating milk prices of 2009. At its low in 2009, the U.S. all milk price hit $11.30 per hundredweight and averaged $12.83 for the year. FULL STORY »
- Ag markets posted mixed closes Tuesday afternoon
- Grants up to $5,000 available for CASE Certification & Equipment
- Rock River Laboratory introduces Wisconsin convenience routes
- Support dairy cow health by managing forage quality
- Ag markets firmed Tuesday morning
- Agriculture now generates $88.3 billion and 413,500 jobs in Wis.