Dairy http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5770/more en More than 50 dairy organizations in urging inclusion of Dairy Security Act in farm bill http://deltafarmpress.com/government/more-50-dairy-organizations-urging-inclusion-dairy-security-act-farm-bill <div class="field-byline"> The National Milk Producers Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dairy Security Act adoption is being pushed by 50-plus dairy organizations to be included in the new farm bill. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/more-50-dairy-organizations-urging-inclusion-dairy-security-act-farm-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/more-50-dairy-organizations-urging-inclusion-dairy-security-act-farm-bill#comments Legislative Dairy Farm Bill Thu, 09 May 2013 17:42:00 +0000 97682 at http://deltafarmpress.com USDA and dairy producers renew greenhouse gas agreement http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-and-dairy-producers-renew-greenhouse-gas-agreement <div class="field-byline"> The USDA </div> <div class="field-deck"> Will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase sustainability of dairy production </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA has renewed a historic agreement with U.S. dairy producers to accelerate the adoption of innovative waste-to-energy projects and energy efficiency improvements on U.S. dairy farms.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-and-dairy-producers-renew-greenhouse-gas-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/usda-and-dairy-producers-renew-greenhouse-gas-agreement#comments Legislative Dairy Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:48:00 +0000 96462 at http://deltafarmpress.com New white paper demonstrates advantages of Dairy Security Act http://deltafarmpress.com/government/new-white-paper-demonstrates-advantages-dairy-security-act <div class="field-byline"> The National Milk Producers Federation </div> <div class="field-deck"> Alternative approach offers only margin insurance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New analysis shows the Dairy Security Act (DSA) provides the most effective economic safety net for farmers. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/new-white-paper-demonstrates-advantages-dairy-security-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/new-white-paper-demonstrates-advantages-dairy-security-act#comments Legislative Dairy Legislation Marketing and Promotion Tue, 16 Apr 2013 22:10:00 +0000 95591 at http://deltafarmpress.com 75 years of MSU's Edam cheese http://deltafarmpress.com/government/75-years-msus-edam-cheese <div class="field-byline"> Keri Collins Lewis, Mississippi State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Seventy-five years have passed since Mississippi State University began producing its distinctive Edam cheese.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/75-years-msus-edam-cheese" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/75-years-msus-edam-cheese#comments Beef Cotton Legislative Soybeans Corn Management Agenda Events Dairy Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:21:00 +0000 94311 at http://deltafarmpress.com Dairy margin proposal would cut spending in a 2013 farm bill http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/dairy-margin-proposal-would-cut-spending-2013-farm-bill <div class="field-byline"> The University of Missouri </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dairy producers will seek a new safety net when farm bill discussions restart in Congress, said a University of Missouri dairy economist at the recent USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum. Current proposals look more like insurance than price programs of the past.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/dairy-margin-proposal-would-cut-spending-2013-farm-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/dairy-margin-proposal-would-cut-spending-2013-farm-bill#comments Beef Government Dairy Marketing and Promotion Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:40:00 +0000 93131 at http://deltafarmpress.com Conference keeps dairy professionals current http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/conference-keeps-dairy-professionals-current <div class="field-byline"> Bonnie Coblentz, Mississippi State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The twenty-third annual Mississippi-Louisiana Dairy Management Conference will be held Jan. 10 in Tylertown at the Southwest Events Center.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/conference-keeps-dairy-professionals-current" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/conference-keeps-dairy-professionals-current#comments Beef Conferences Dairy Thu, 20 Dec 2012 19:20:00 +0000 88651 at http://deltafarmpress.com Consumers to see milk prices spike without farm bill resolution http://deltafarmpress.com/government/consumers-see-milk-prices-spike-without-farm-bill-resolution <div class="field-deck"> Dairy producers face daunting circumstances, shuttering of operations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the government setting a floor on the price of milk, U.S. dairymen are price-takers not price-makers. However, when that bottom-line price doesn’t cover the input and operational costs required to maintain a minimum profit it’s only a matter of time before their bottom lines begin to hemorrhage. </div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/government/consumers-see-milk-prices-spike-without-farm-bill-resolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/government/consumers-see-milk-prices-spike-without-farm-bill-resolution#comments Legislative 2012 Farm Bill Dairy Finance Thu, 13 Dec 2012 19:42:00 +0000 88281 at http://deltafarmpress.com Louisiana dairy farmers hang on despite high feed, fuel, fertilizer costs http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/louisiana-dairy-farmers-hang-despite-high-feed-fuel-fertilizer-costs <div class="field-byline"> Johnny Morgan, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the farm bill postponed and support programs ending, many dairy producers don’t know what to look forward to.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/louisiana-dairy-farmers-hang-despite-high-feed-fuel-fertilizer-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/livestock/louisiana-dairy-farmers-hang-despite-high-feed-fuel-fertilizer-costs#comments Beef 2012 Farm Bill Dairy Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:19:00 +0000 86431 at http://deltafarmpress.com Feed shrinkage control vital for dairy farmers http://deltafarmpress.com/management/feed-shrinkage-control-vital-dairy-farmers <div class="field-byline"> J.W. Schroeder, Dairy Specialist, NDSU Extension Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With escalating feed prices, feed is eating up what otherwise could be pretty good milk prices. Now more than ever, controlling shrinkage is imperative.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/feed-shrinkage-control-vital-dairy-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/feed-shrinkage-control-vital-dairy-farmers#comments Management Dairy Fri, 09 Nov 2012 19:27:00 +0000 85621 at http://deltafarmpress.com Dairy farmers face hard times in Louisiana http://deltafarmpress.com/management/dairy-farmers-face-hard-times-louisiana <div class="field-byline"> Johnny Morgan, LSU AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dairy farmers still are trying to recover from the hard years, especially 2009. The dairy industry in Louisiana is facing decline as fewer young people are coming in to fill the void of the older farmers who are getting out of the business.</div> <p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/management/dairy-farmers-face-hard-times-louisiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/management/dairy-farmers-face-hard-times-louisiana#comments Management Dairy Wed, 07 Nov 2012 19:25:00 +0000 85331 at http://deltafarmpress.com