“No farmer is in the business of dumping milk,” said Goedhart Westers, vice president of business development with Grassland Dairy Products. “No processor is in the business of dumping milk. That’s a sad day for
In early August, the United States Department of Agriculture published the milk margin for May/June 2016 and it was $5.76. The calculated USDA milk margin is used in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP) to det
One response to emerging buyer interests in food products can actually reduce consumer choice and increase food costs. Our recent research shows that a common result may be that restaurant chains, food-service operators
Craig Kohn's career path changed course when he came to the realization he could do more to meet the needs of students in classrooms than the needs of people waiting in health care center waiting rooms.
Currently under MPP-Dairy, dairy farmers purchasing federal income margin insurance were required to pay 25% of the premium to USDA in February, with the balance due June 1. Schumer's proposal allows dairy co-ops or pri
New Zealand's first outbreak of a serious bacterial cattle disease was well under control, the Primary Industries ministry said on Friday, with stock movement restrictions in place and testing continuing.