The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) projects that the USMCA bill will pass the Senate soon, followed by a greater focus on agriculture labor, transportation and infrastructure and childhood nutrition this year.
As the year's fourth quarter wraps up, Rabobank's RaboResearch looks back on global dairy's performance in 2019, and ahead to 2020. Milk production and prices are up, leading to challenges for producers.
A global dairy commodity update from Maxum Foods Pty Ltd shows improving expansion in milk supply for December 2019 and a slowing in trade in milk powders. US cheese retailers are contributing with holiday promotions.
Renewable energy use in agriculture is the best way to a sustainable future for most farmers, according to Organic Valley, and solar power popularity can grow further thanks to proposed energy tax credits in the US.
In a collaboration between the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and four Pennsylvania dairy farmers, a new report finds that conservation practices generally result in a farm’s good economic health. But farmers can’t do it alone.