Information provided by National Farmers SALINA, Kan. — Salina’s Rolling Hills Zoo is the location for a state meeting to be held by National Farmers on August 9. Farmers from the region and statewide leaders will be present.
Farmer and processor groups are now preparing for a USDA hearing on the Federal Milk Marketing Order system. American Farm Bureau Federation economist Daniel Munch says the USDA has outlined the scope of the hearing based on the proposals submitted. “And they saw... Read More.
A cow-calf producer from eastern South Dakota says he has adapted his cattle marketing plan due to the weather unknowns this year. Todd Wilkinson tells Brownfield… “I’d normally have a couple thousand calves contracted for fall delivery and at this point, I haven’t done... Read More.
Organic dairy farmers and processors have issues they would like to bring up should the USDA hold hearings on the federal milk marketing orders. Adam Warthesen with Organic Valley says they have worked with seven other dairy processors and organic companies as the Milk... Read More.
Cotton export sales shot sharply higher during the week ending June 1st. The USDA says sales of upland cotton hit a marketing year high at more than 480,000 bales, with most of that to China, which will primarily be used to manufacture clothing.... Read More.
An Ohio State professor would like to see the dairy industry transition away from the Federal Milk Marketing Order system. Dr. Normand St. Pierre tells Brownfield Class One fluid milk is forward priced, and Class III for cheese and Class IV for butter... Read More.