Market Change Presents New Opportunities

Market Change Presents New Opportunities

Market Change Presents New Opportunities By Dave KasenoWhen I began working for National Farmers in 1972, we were uniting most local bargaining groups into a nationally coordinated structure. Going national gave us the clout we needed to impact dairy price levels...
Marketing Opportunities Will Exist During Rallies

Marketing Opportunities Will Exist During Rallies

Marketing Opportunities Will Exist During Rallies, But Elevator Corn Prices Are Already Below $3   By Matt BrandyberryThe year’s corn and soybean crop sizes are substantial and developed faster than normal. Throughout the growing season, crop conditions have...
Cattle Numbers Will Become Short, Markets Will Take Off

Cattle Numbers Will Become Short, Markets Will Take Off

Cattle Numbers Will Become Short, Markets Will Take Off   By Pat LampertI read an article at the end of July that said cattle feeding margins were slowly improving to a loss as of July 24 of $141. Further, it said packer profits were estimated at $302. That’s a...
Rock’n Rempes

Rock’n Rempes

Corn and soybeans carpet the rolling cropland of the Dan and Marlene Rempe farm through the summer, a treat to an observer viewing the panorama. The Corning, Kansas, area farm belonged first to Dan’s grandfather, Bill, then Dan’s dad, John, took over. John and Dan...
Federal Milk Marketing Order Reform

Federal Milk Marketing Order Reform

National Farmers Says Dairy Producers Should Be Allowed to Vote Individually on Federal Milk Marketing Order Reform (Ames, Iowa) August 10, 2020 — National Farmers Organization dairy leaders say it’s time for the elimination of bloc voting by co-ops, when it comes to...
Sheddens, Three Generations Strong

Sheddens, Three Generations Strong

On South-Mont Farms, nestled into the hills of eastern Pennsylvania, the Shedden family farmers tend to a 375-head milking herd that’s two-thirds Holstein cows and one-third Jersey. A decision based on the farm’s facility, when the milk check arrives, the blend of...