Convene ’21 Goes Virtual

Convene ’21 Goes Virtual

Convene ’21 Goes Virtual For the first time in its history, a National Farmers in-person convention has been cancelled, and replaced with a virtual meeting. “The uncertainties of COVID-19 have impacted the world, and our national board members recognize they must put...
Cattle Marketing Signals

Cattle Marketing Signals

We Can Almost See Cattle Market Normalcy Again By Jeff RoseRemember the last time you took your kid on a trip and they asked: Are we there yet? That’s the question cattle producers have been asking about markets, and the answer is: Not quite, but we’re getting closer...
Grain Marketing Signals

Grain Marketing Signals

Improved Prices Mean More Marketing Options By Matt BrandyberryPrices are at three year highs for soybeans and wheat, levels not seen since 2014-15. Cash values at the U.S. Gulf are near $12 per bu. for soybeans, $5.40 per bu. for corn, and $7.40 per bu. for wheat....
Dairy Marketing Signals

Dairy Marketing Signals

Market Change Presents New Opportunities By Brad RachI hope everyone has a chance to look at our new National Farmers Dairy Policy Adviser site (www.nfdpa.com). You’ll find all you need there to understand and explain our program to restore opportunities and...
President’s Message

President’s Message

President’s Message While on our Sept. 23 conference call with the Board of Directors, a decision was made not to have an in-person national convention in February next year, because of COVID-19. This was not an easy decision, but after much discussion, everyone felt...
Dairy Producers Should Say No to Co-op Bloc Voting Issues

Dairy Producers Should Say No to Co-op Bloc Voting Issues

Dairy Producers Should Say No to Co-op Bloc Voting Issues By Dick Bylsma, National Farmers Director of Milk Sales Last fall, the American Farm Bureau Federation issued their proposals for changing the Federal Milk Marketing Orders. I am sure many people wondered why...