Milk futures were down and cash dairy prices mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Friday entering the holiday weekend. July Class III milk was down $0.11 at $22.42. August closed down $0.40 to $22.42. September closed down $0.28 at $22.70. October was down $0.10... Read More.
Milk futures and cash dairy prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Friday. June Class III milk was up $0.01 at $24.33. July closed down $0.13 at $24.60. August closed down $0.07 at $24.42. September was up $0.02 at $24.38. October through May... Read More.
The American Farm Bureau Federation says more producers are turning to a seasonal foreign worker program to help alleviate a tight labor market. “We are really at a crisis level with our ag workforce shortage.” Director of Government Affairs Allison Crittenden says there’s been an... Read More.
Milk futures were mostly higher and cash dairy prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Thursday. June Class III milk was down $0.13 at $24.32. July closed up $0.03 at $24.73. August closed up $0.04 at $24.49. September was up $0.09 at $24.36. ... Read More.
Milk futures and cash dairy prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Wednesday. May Class III milk was unchanged at $25.20. June closed down $0.12 at $24.45. July closed up $0.01 at $24.70. August was up $0.02 at $24.45. September through March contracts... Read More.
The CEO of the Minnesota Pork Producers Association calls the recently adjourned legislative session a mixed bag for agriculture. David Preisler tells Brownfield there were positives like a payback into the unemployment insurance trust fund. “Because otherwise that would’ve resulted in some pretty big increases in... Read More.
June Class III Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange closed 26 cents higher at $24.51. July up 23 at $24.60. August futures up 18 at $24.36. September through November contracts 23 to 27 cents higher. Dry whey up $0.0125 at $0.5225. Blocks steady at $2.28. Barrels... Read More.
Stakeholders shared opposing viewpoints during a Midwest roundtable about implementing the latest Waters of the U.S. Rule. Iowa farmer Ray Gaesser says expanding the definitions of Waters of the U.S. might make it more difficult for farmers to keep improving water quality. He... Read More.