New Podcast

Posted on February 22, 2018

Milk production takes a surprising turn upward as Western states increase from year earlier. Mark and Bob discuss the implications for milk prices. The outlook video is about 16 minutes long and you can access it here or from the Podcast section of the web site.

New Briefing Paper

Posted on February 16, 2018

There is a new Briefing Paper describing changes to the Margin Protection Program (MPP) with example calculations for the new program parameters. The Farm Service Agency still has implementation rules to finalize, but the major parameters of the changes are known. We will update the MPP Decision Tool as soon as FSA has finalized those rules.