FarmFirst Congratulates Senator Baldwin on Being Selected as Chair of Senate Ag Subcommittee

FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative applauds the selection of Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) as Chair of the Senate Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee. “Senator Baldwin has been a tireless advocate for rural America and dairy farmers in particular,” says Jeff Lyon, General Manager of FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative. “As the lead author …

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February 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

A few weeks ago FarmFirst staff was asked by a dairy magazine writer “In a word, what’s the mood as 2021 gets under way?” Our response, “Uncertainty.”Uncertainty can be uncomfortable and challenging, yet these circumstances often lead us to grow the most. Uncertainty also challenges us to dig deeper for solutions when new issues arise, …

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FarmFirst Discusses 2021 Outlook and Price Protection During Dairy Risk Management Webinar

Dairy farmers joined FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative for a closer look at 2021 milk markets and explored dairy risk management options during the cooperative’s January 26th Dairy Risk Management webinar. Mark Stephenson, the director of dairy policy at UW-Madison, kicked off the webinar by sharing his outlook on the year ahead, while also addressing the turbulent …

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FarmFirst to Host Dairy Risk Management Webinar on Tuesday, January 26

FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative is hosting a free dairy risk management webinar at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 26. This free webinar event is open to all dairy farmers, regardless of cooperative membership. The hour-long webinar will feature University of Wisconsin–Madison dairy economist Mark Stephenson, who will provide a dairy pricing forecast for 2021, and Travis …

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Second Round of CFAP Payments Available Now

On September 18, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced information on the second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) payments, which will provide additional aid to dairy farmers due to losses generated by the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are a producer whose operation has been impacted, you are likely eligible for this second round of direct support. USDA’s …

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Introducing ARM Services, LLC

ARM Services LLC is committed to providing Dairy, Crop and Farm insurance to the agriculture community with a focus on providing best in class insurance solutions.  We have separated ourselves from the rest of the industry with our research and analysis which helps our clients develop a competitive edge in the industry. The seeds of …

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Dairy Risk Management Webinar

Join FarmFirst’s special webinar featuring dairy economist, Mark Stephenson, giving a milk market forecast for 2021, and ARM Services agent, Travis Glaser, who will discuss various options that are available to dairy farmers to protect their milk price floor and ensure success for their dairy operations in 2021.

January 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

A new year is always a source for optimism and hope that next 365 days are going to be better than the last. After last year, many of us are saying “how can 2021 be any worse?” with all the trials and tribulations we faced in 2020.

FarmFirst Approves of Latest COVID-19 Relief Package

Statement from FarmFirst General Manager, Jeff Lyon “FarmFirst approves of the latest COVID-19 relief legislation passed today by Congress, helping provide comfort and reassurance, as there are many uncertainties ahead as the pandemic continues. FarmFirst greatly appreciates the priority placed to ensure U.S. dairy farmers continue to be part of the solution of providing nutritious …

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FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative Statement on Selecting Vilsack as Secretary of Ag

Statement from FarmFirst General Manager, Jeff Lyon “FarmFirst applauds President-elect Joe Biden’s selection of Tom Vilsack to serve as the USDA Secretary of Agriculture. Among the many qualified individuals considered for the position, FarmFirst believes Vilsack has the ideal set of qualifications to advocate for the dairy industry. Vilsack brings expertise to the position, having …

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