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Understanding the Farm Business Balance Sheet, Part 2

The first financial management report often created for the farm business is the Balance Sheet.  It is a report of the farm business’s financial position (strength) at a point of time. It provides insight of farm solvency and liquidity. In the Financial Management Factsheet Understanding the Farm Business Balance Sheet Part 2, UW-Extension Taylor County […]

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March/April Dairy Partner/El Compañero Newsletter

The 2018 March/April Dairy Partner/El Compañero Newsletter is now available online.  This month’s newsletter focuses on calf care, calving season checklist, and recycling agricultural plastics.    The Dairy Partner/El Compañero is a UW-Extension newsletter designed for dairy farm employees.  Written in both English and Spanish, the newsletter provides basic information about dairy cows, farm safety, and personal health to individuals […]

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Margin Protection Program for Dairy

The Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) is a voluntary risk management program for dairy producers authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill through Dec. 31, 2018. Significant changes to MPP-Dairy for the 2018 coverage year   are further authorized by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The MPP-Dairy offers protection to dairy producers when the difference […]

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Understanding the Farm Business Balance Sheet, Part 1

The first primary financial management report often created for the farm business is the Balance Sheet. It is a report of the farm business’s financial position (strength) at a point of time.  It provides insight of farm liquidity and solvency .  In the Financial Management Factsheet Understanding the Farm Business Balance Factsheet Part 1, UW-Extension […]

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March 2018 Dairy Situation & Outlook

Professor Bob Cropp’s 2018 March Dairy Situation & Outlook  full report is now available for download at UW Understanding Dairy Markets.  An exert follows below: Milk prices for the rest of the year will of courses continue to depend upon domestic sales, dairy exports and the level of milk production. With continued improvement in the economy domestic sales should be […]

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