New Podcast

Posted on July 25, 2016

Mark Stephenson and Bob Cropp discuss the expected climb in milk prices. Although they agree that the milk price increases are warrented, they have independently come to the same conclusion—The rise may not be high in the 4th quarter as futures markets are currently expecting. The video is about 10-1/2 minutes long and you can access it from the Podcast section of the web site.

New Podcast

Posted on July 25, 2016

Mark Stephenson and Greg Biba with the Wisconsin Farm Service Agency discuss changes to the Margin Protection Program for the 2017 production year. The video is about 13 minutes long and you can access it from the Miscellaneous Podcast section of the web site.

New Publication

Posted on July 25, 2016

Chuck Nicholson and Mark Stephenson compare optimal MPP-Dairy participation strategies for 2007- 2013 actual margins and 2014-2018 actual and expected margins. You can access the Decision Guide here.

New Publication

Posted on July 25, 2016

Chuck Nicholson and Mark Stephenson try to answer the question "How accurate are MPP-Dairy margin forecasts and what are the implications of forecast inaccuracy?" You can access the Decision Guide here.