March 1, 2019: February

It is the last week of February. It is a clear, sunny late winter day. It is brisk and chilly, but the hint of the coming warmth of spring is there. The threat of winter weather is not over, but I am optimistic that Spring is on its way. Optimism is sometimes difficult to have when dairy farming has been difficult for so long. The USDA released yearend milk production data and cold storage inventories for 2018. Dairy product inventories were unexpected, but the data should provide optimism for a better 2019. Read More


May 17, 2019: Crop Progress

May 10, 2019: Dairy Margin Coverage Update

May 3, 2019: 2017 Census of Agriculture

April 26, 2019: April

April 19, 2019: Spring Safety

April 12, 2019: Warmer Weather