Grain Marketing Signals

Grain Marketing Signals

Marketing Plan Critical to Profit Increases This Year By Theresa Seiler The countdown is on. Once we turn the calendar to start a new year, my husband gives me— and anyone else who will listen— a daily report of how long it will be before planting begins. Bruce does...
Dairy Marketing Signals

Dairy Marketing Signals

Bloc Voting Must Go, Here’s Why By Brad Rach Our longtime staff member and dairy risk management coordinator, Wayne Moore called after convention to offer his congratulations. He said he never thought he’d see the day when Farmer’s Union, Farm Bureau, Pete Hardin and...
Paul Olson President’s Message

Paul Olson President’s Message

President’s Message I hope many of you were able to view our premier virtual convention on February 9 and 10. I would like to thank everyone involved in making this happen, especially, Perry Garner, Helene Bergren, Frank Alampi and Judy Krier. Our hats off to NFU for...
Dairy Producers Should Say No to Co-op Block Voting Issues

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

Eliminate Bloc Voting for Dairy Farmers At its 2021 virtual Convention February 9, the Dairy Division announced it favors congressional measures to eliminate bloc voting on USDA federal milk marketing referendums. It would help create a system where dairy producers...
Dairy Awards

Dairy Awards

Riesgraf, Miller, Biasini Earn Procurement Awards Three National Farmers dairy staff members were honored at Convene ’21. Last year, Pam Riesgraf led the renewal of producer certification and buyer contracts for non-GMO producers in Wisconsin. “We are honoring Pam...
Convene Livestock

Convene Livestock

Leaders Provide Market Recap, Look Ahead   For cattle producers, 2020 started optimistically, after the fall 2019 Tyson plant fire in Kansas that blasted prices through that fall.“Then the market started trending up a little to start the year 2020,” said National...