Lower commodity prices. Shrinking farm incomes. The pressure is on for agricultural producers who are doing what they can to lower their expenses—including aggressively trying to negotiate price reductions on inputs.
But buying and selling inputs is about more than just price. What might be included if farmers were to use the bid sheets that are standard in other industries’ procurement approaches? Find out in Michael Boehlje’s new blog, Procurement strategies of commercial producers. Read it here.
National Conference Producers’ input-procurement strategies are part of a new category in the 2017 Large Commercial Producer Project. The research, outcomes and analysis will be featured at the National Conference for Food and Agribusiness, Nov. 7-8 on Purdue’s West Lafayette, Ind., campus. Learn more and register today!
East Central/Select Sires accepts applications for 2019 summer internships WAUPUN, Sept. 19, 2018 — East Central/Select Sires, based in Waupun, Wis., and serving southern Wisconsin, has four internship opportunities available
UW-MADISON DAIRY SCIENCE TO HOLD FALL VISIT DAY OCT. 16 The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Dairy Science invites prospective students and their parents to visit campus on Tuesday, October
CDCB Industry Meeting: Future of Phenotyping Bowie, Md., September 14, 2018– The Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) invitesproducers, industry representatives and genetic enthusiasts to discuss how technology is shaping