Dairy Industry News
The recent increase in volatility of the grain markets has generated considerable interest in the management of dairy margins (i.e., income over feed costs). Two graphs showing the importance of feed costs and the relative volatility of feed versus milk prices can be obtained by clicking here. For a spreadsheet showing the average U.S. cost of a 16% dairy ration click
The National Farmers Union (NFU) Board of Directors has passed a resolution in response to U.S. House of
Representatives Committee on Agriculture Ranking Member Collin Peterson’s recent dairy reform proposal. For their response, click here.
The NMPF responds to IDFA CEO Connie Tipton’s comments with respect to Rep. Peterson’s dairy policy proposal. To obtain the NMPF comments click here.