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  • Vilsack to focus on dairy market access
    Posted by Larry Lee on January 17, 2017 at 11:19 pm

    Tom Vilsack says accessing more markets for U.S. dairy products is a priority in his upcoming role with the U.S. Dairy Export council.  He says, “There are regulatory barriers that are confronting American agriculture in dairy on an ongoing basis, and it’s our job at USDEC to make sure that we respond to those barriers, that we push back on them and tear them down if we can.” The former Agriculture Secretary tells Brownfield he knows the incoming Trump administration is opposed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership but informing the new administratTrans-Pacific trade agreements affect agriculture will be part of his new job. Continue reading Vilsack to focus on dairy market access at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Ohio dairy saw low financial returns in 2015
    Posted by Andrew Flinn on January 17, 2017 at 10:57 pm

    An Ohio State report shows Ohio dairy producers had the lowest financial returns in five years, in 2015. Chris Zoller, an Ag Extension Educator with Ohio State University says researchers reviewed data for the latest Ohio Farm Business Analysis & Benchmarking Program report. “In the most recent year for the analysis – 2015 – milk prices were not that good for dairy farms. Of the last five years this would be the lowest of the five years in terms of net return per cow,” says Zoller. Continue reading Ohio dairy saw low financial returns in 2015 at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Consulting group CEO urges farmers to use good business sense
    Posted by Tom Steever on January 17, 2017 at 10:28 pm

    The head of a farm consulting group says that in spite of agriculture’s changing landscape, sound business practices can keep families on farms.  FamilyFarms Group CEO Allen Lash tells Brownfield that farmers need good business sense to survive the consolidation happening in agriculture.  He says he’d like to keep as many in business as possible, but it’s a big challenge. “The job is to say ‘the farmers that want to stay, what are the skills that they need to have to stay,’” Lash told Brownfield at the group’s Winter Conference in St. Continue reading Consulting group CEO urges farmers to use good business sense at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

  • Trump team says Bayer/Monsanto assure Trump on innovation
    Posted by jharker@brownfieldnetwork.com on January 17, 2017 at 10:17 pm

    The Trump transition team reportedly says Bayer and Monsanto have assured the president-elect they will invest $16 Billion dollars in research and development, half of that to be spent in the U.S., if the merger of the two companies is approved. Trump met with the CEOs of both companies last week. In a joint statement, Bayer and Monsanto confirmed their commitment to increased innovation to benefit farmers. That’s one of the chief concerns of critics who say the combined companies, and two other pending ag company mergers, would limit innovation and reduce choices for farmers. Continue reading Trump team says Bayer/Monsanto assure Trump on innovation at Brownfield Ag News.     &nbs […]

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