New Podcast

Posted on September 21, 2016

It's wet in Wisconsin and the corn silage harvest is slow. But the dairy industry keeps moving along at a pace. Mark and Bob acknowledge the recent drops in the market but remain optimistic for longer term prices with world milk production slowing and global demand picking up. The video is about 11 minutes long and you can access it from the Podcast section of the web site.

New Publication

Posted on September 15, 2016

Chuck Nicholson and Mark Stephenson look at the relationship between farm milk and retail prices. Updated analyses through 2016 indicate that farm milk price changes are reflected in retail price changes, but the relationship is stronger for fluid milk than for cheese prices. You can access the Information Letter here.

New Publication

Posted on September 15, 2016

Chuck Nicholson and Mark Stephenson observe the MPP-Dairy Program Participation in 2016 for Pennsylvania was lower than the U.S. average, but 30% of farms and 50% of milk production were covered under the program. 80% of Pennsylvania farms chose 'catastrophic' coverage. You can access the Information Letter here.