The U.S. dairy industry is particularly concerned about Canada circumventing its commitments.
McMINNVILLE, Ore. — Organic Valley, a dairy cooperative fined more than $26,000 in 2019 for spilling milk, recently installed an 80-foot-long retaining wall to prevent future spills.
Most Father’s Day Week dairy prices weakened, though Cheddar block cheese set another record high last Tuesday, pole vaulting 10.75 cents to a whopping $2.81 per pound.
California Dairies Inc. will immediately close its Artesia, Calif., manufacturing facility, affecting approximately 49 employees.
Threemile Canyon Farms was one of three dairies nationwide recognized for Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability at the ninth annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards. Winners were chosen in Apr…
Along Oregon’s north coast, producers and restaurant owners say they hope a program that boosted their sales before the pandemic will help them get back on their feet.
CME Cheddar block cheese started the third week of June Dairy Month losing 2 cents and stayed there until Friday, when it rocketed up 15 cents on 3 unfilled bids to a record high of $2.65 per …
A $10 million grant from the USDA will help University of Idaho researchers develop a way to turn cow manure into revenue.
The coronavirus pandemic has made for some wild times in dairy markets, which in turn have led to significant downturns in U.S. milk production.
Oregon environmental regulators have issued $63,750 in fines after an anaerobic digester at the Port of Tillamook Bay malfunctioned last year, causing 163,301 gallons of partially treated cow …
Organic dairy farmers are once again urging the USDA to clarify its rule for transitioning livestock under the National Organic Program, eliminating a loophole they say puts smaller producers …
The industry is hoping the new dietary guidelines don’t default to past recommendations for fat-free and low-fat dairy products.
The pandemic fueled a consumer shift from full-service restaurants to cheese-friendly limited-service restaurants set up for drive through and delivery.
Most cash dairy prices headed south last week. The Cheddar blocks did set another record high on Monday, at $2.5850 per pound, but the top heavy price tag reversed direction Tuesday and closed…
The region capitalized on lower prices for milk powders and an available U.S. supply.
HONOLULU (AP) — A shuttered dairy processing plant in Honolulu has been listed for sale for $25 million after shutting down in April, a closure that affected more than 200 employees.
Mike and Leann Krainick have a multi-faceted farming and dairy operation in King County Wash., not far from the state’s largest metropolitan area.
Last week was a week of contrast as we entered June Dairy Month.
The number of family farms filing for bankruptcy protection is low – three per 10,000 farms – but stress is high for farmers working to keep their livelihoods alive.
Dairy prices ended May in far better shape than at the beginning of the month, and block cheese prices entered June Dairy Month at record highs.
The students will each receive a $20,000 scholarship to attend the University of Idaho.
The research team is asking dairy producers, workers and allied industry to complete the surveys as soon as possible.
Some Idaho milk checks dropped to the $8 a hundredweight range, and cost of production is about $16.
Dairy prices have bounced back, but they aren't likely sustainable.
The Agriculture Department’s preliminary data in its latest Milk Production report pegged April output at 18.70 billion pounds, up a somewhat bullish 1.4% from April 2019. Output in the top 24…
Dairy farmers can begin applying for direct payments for losses they incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic on May 26 through USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.
A slow economic recovery is going to continue to have a big impact on dairy sales.
Many industry leaders have expressed excitement about how the relief package will help agribusinesses. But some say CFAP's structure is flawed and excludes thousands of farmers and ranchers in crisis.
More than 13,000 dairy farms signed up for the program.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced five universities to move a rare regional conference on manure from a Boise hotel to Zoom.
Dairy Management Inc. is putting its efforts into making sure people have food.
Dairy Management Inc. will base its post-pandemic efforts on what evolves.
Cash cheese prices soared last week, pulling Class III futures sharply higher as well. The Cheddar blocks closed Friday at $1.78 per pound, up a whopping 47.5 cents on the week, the fourth con…
While U.S. dairy exports in March were up 2% in volume and 10% in value year over year, they face headwinds as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Dairy prices got another shot in the arm this week due in large part to Uncle Sam’s surprise buying spree announced Friday.
The donations represent nearly 200,000 gallons of milk per week.
The Tillamook County Creamery Association — makers of Tillamook cheese, yogurt, butter and ice cream — is dedicating $4 million to help employees, communities and industry partners recover fro…
The Agriculture Department announced the April Federal order Class III benchmark milk price at $13.07 per hundredweight, down $3.18 from March, $2.89 below April 2019, and the lowest Class III…
Department of Justice antitrust officials announced a settlement Friday to allow Dairy Farmers of America to buy the bulk of Dean Foods Co.'s milk plants out of bankruptcy, merging the nation'…
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Harvust, smart phone and computer software designed to help farms with their human resource needs, allows users to effectively manage field workers in light of state and f…
In April, DFA made a bid of $433 million to acquire most of Dean Foods’ assets and assume some of its liabilities.
CME cash dairy prices strengthened in cheese but declined in butter and powder last week.
Work at field stations, extension offices, pivots to meet needs of COVID-19 response
The California Milk Advisory Board is addressing short-term and long-term issues.
The price of milk is headed for $10 per hundredweight or less, well below the $16 average cost of production.
Cooperatives and processors are putting restrictions on how much milk they’ll take, and milk dumping is going on all over the country.
Environmental litigation against Washington dairy farms has flared up while a state dairy organization has initiated its own legal battle against the federal government.
Few sectors of the economy have been spared from the havoc wreaked around the globe by the COVID-19 pandemic, and U.S. agriculture is no different.
Oil prices plunged to the lowest level ever on Monday, another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The USDA has announced $19 billion in federal aid that will be distributed this spring to help farms and ranches across the U.S. survive the plunging prices caused by the COVID-19 shutdowns.
People are going to want to get out, and they’ll be tired of cooking.
Experts say farms and agribusinesses missed out on most of the funding for several reasons.
Coronavirus is wreaking havoc in the natural flow of milk and dairy products, cutting deep into demand in the foodservice sector.
Oregon Ag Fest has announced the winners of the organization's annual Agricultural Education Awards, recognizing groups and individuals working to bridge the urban-rural divide by teaching com…
Cash cheese prices continued to weaken in the Good Friday holiday-shortened week. The Cheddar blocks closed Thursday at $1.0550 per pound, down 9.5 cents on the week, following losses of 44 ce…