New electronic logging rules for motor carriers in the U.S. are now fully effective, and the predicted impact of the ELD mandate is coming true: Capacity is being squeezed and costs are soaring. Just as… Read more
Understanding your milk check
Can you get a better price?
Because dairy markets are so naturally volatile, the reaction among industry stakeholders and the government has been to try to limit the volatility. Methods meant to achieve orderliness have increased —and become more complex— over… Read more
A driving factor in the volatility of the dairy industry is that the quantity and quality of milk produced over time cannot be guaranteed. It depends too much on factors farmers can’t control—though they do… Read more
Commodity markets are naturally volatile. It’s especially true in the dairy industry, where milk and its derivative products are produced, bought, sold and moved on an intercontinental scale based on the ever-changing demands of modern… Read more
Dairy markets are historically the most volatile of the agriculture markets. To survive and thrive in the industry, it’s all about balance. Dairy traders help the industry achieve that balance. In the perfect world, dairy… Read more