April 17, 2020: Paycheck Protection Program

Unfortunately, things have taken a drastic turn for the worse over the last several weeks, with both the Class III and IV milk futures prices losing over 30% of their value since January. On the positive side, retail stores and processors seem to have gotten supply back on track. Most grocery stores have relaxed purchase limits on dairy products, and there are fewer and fewer empty dairy cases as retailers and processors figure out how to keep dairy products on the shelves to account for increased retail demand for dairy. It is easy to become overwhelmed during this time of uncertainty, but remember to focus on the positives. Read More