The scene six months ago was grim: farm after farm was forced to dump perfectly good milk, all because it didn’t have a home. Today, the picture looks much more certain, but dairy farmers say they're still cautious.
Milk futures saw a solid start to 2020. COVID-19 caused prices to change course, as milk futures spiraled lower. What path could prices take in the months ahead? U.S. Farm Report discusses in the marketing roundtables.
Dairy exports are up 14% in value, with China seeing a growing hunger for products like whey. How could that added interest impact dairy prices heading into 2021? U.S. Farm Report roundtables break it down.
Farmers continue to weather the extremes of 2020. From drought, derecho and wildfires, to a sudden loss in demand, 2020 is proving to be an obstacle course for agriculture. Here are the mental health signs to watch.
As of last week, USDA paid out just over $6 billion of the $16 billion in CFAP payments. One agricultural economist says without the full $16 billion, lower CFAP payments could change net farm income projections.
The market animal show in Augusta County, Va. was one of the first to move their livestock show online. The decision blossomed into a show of support and gratitude by both the community and 4-H, FFA members.
A Farm Journal survey found nearly half of farmers have reservations about allowing sales reps and other input suppliers on farms, and some in agriculture think it's changing the way agriculture does business.
The White House unveiled the "Farmers to Families Food Box Program." While many dairy groups praise the program, saying it hits all stops of the supply chain, some produce companies say it misses the mark.
The healthcare crisis in rural areas is growing. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, urban hospitals are struggling to keep up with an influx of patients, but in rural areas many hospitals are sitting nearly empty.
Farmers across the country are being asked to dump their milk, as food service demand crumbled rapidly due to COVID-19. Still, farmers are frustrated that consumers can't buy as much milk as they want right now.