Global Dairy Trade Event 249 concluded with the GDT Price Index down 0.5% on Dec 3

Key Results

AMF index down 5.1%, average price US$4,840/MT
Butter index down 4.9%, average price US$3,983/MT
BMP index up 1.6%, average price US$2,846/MT
Ched index up 2.7%, average price US$3,797/MT
LAC index not available, average price US$779/MT
RenCas index up 4.9%, average price US$8,047/MT
SMP index up 1.9%, average price US$3,068/MT
SWP index not available, average price not available
WMP index up 0.1%, average price US$3,331/MT

Deadline To Register for Dairy Directions Is Dec 6

The Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach Dairy Team will host its annual Dairy Directions Series Dec. 10 in Sac City and Dec. 11 in Pocahontas.

The series will focus on replacement heifers, risk management, cooling dairy cows and updates on the dairy market and ISU dairy herd.

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Farm Couple Getaway offers farm spouses opportunity to set goals, improve communication while away from the farm

In response to high levels of both personal and financial farm stress, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting a Farm Couple Getaway Feb. 21-22 at the Lakeshore Center at Okoboji in Milford.

The program is designed for farm couples who want to improve farm family communication, set goals for the family and farm, work through farm succession or just spend the weekend off the farm discussing and working on their farm family issues.

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