Current Progressive Dairy digital edition
Advertisement
breadcrumbs

Industry News

Read coverage of current events and news affecting dairy producers and the industry.

LATEST

Ice cream is more than a tasty treat. It’s big business in the U.S. In 2018, U.S. ice cream sales at retail exceeded $6.1 billion, according to IRI data courtesy of Dairy Management Inc.

Read more ...

The August 2019 Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) Class I base price is $17.89 per hundredweight (cwt), the highest level since January 2015. It is up 71 cents from July 2019 and $3.74 more than August 2018.

Read more ...

The largest dairy cooperatives in the U.S. and California will seek milk transportation and marketing efficiencies under an agreement announced July 10. With the establishment of a marketing agency in common, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and California Dairies Inc. (CDI) will combine raw milk marketing and transportation efforts for both cooperatives in California.

Read more ...

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) has started issuing payments to producers who signed up for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program.

Read more ...

The USDA’s latest milk production forecast changed little from a month ago, but the 2019 price outlook improved slightly.

Read more ...