John Newton, Director of Market Intelligence, American Farm Bureau Federation
Recent contents by John Newton, Director of Market Intelligence, American Farm Bureau Federation
In recent years the annual decline in the market size of ready-to-eat cereals has been -3.3 percent per year – reducing the demand for fluid milk.
The beverage milk industry is a risky business. One of the more complicated provisions of the complicated Federal Milk Marketing Order system is in fluid or beverage milk pricing.
To accurately capture the farm-level revenue risk, dairy farmers will determine how their milk is priced under the policy by selecting to use a classified milk price or a combination of the milk components in their milk
The improvements to the dairy safety net were designed to improve the program’s effectiveness and encourage farmers to participate at buy-up levels of coverage. T