What’s ahead for dairy in 2012?

first_imgA three-part webinar series, offered by the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin, will run from September through November. “What’s ahead for dairy in 2012?” will be presented by Dan Basse of AgResource on Mondays from noon to 1 p.m. Central Time.The first webinar “The crop report: What does it mean for dairy?” will take place on Monday, Sept. 26. You’ve heard the crop reports but what do these numbers mean to your business and future? This savvy market analyst who has one of the best track records in the industry will provide an outlook for 2011 U.S. corn and soybean production based on field surveys and summer weather conditions – and he’ll share how the size of the U.S. major summer row crops will impact feed pricing throughoutthe remainder of 2011 and 2012. Participants of this webinar must register this week.advertisementadvertisement “Running your business during volatile times” will be held on Monday, Oct. 31. Get the answers to nagging business questions: How does a busy dairy producer handle the volatility of markets, input prices and the resulting revenue?What’s driving economic activity? How can anyone producing milk stay on top of it all and make smart business decisions? What tools can be used to stay ahead? Basse will share information that can help you navigate through these tough economic times with more confidence. Participants of this webinar must register by Oct. 24.On Monday, Nov. 28 discover “What does 2012 look like for dairy?” What in the world is going to happen with our prices next? This session will discuss the outlook for 2012 and zero in on the economic and fundamental factors that will drive dairy pricing and profitability. You’ll gain answers to these – and other – questions: Will the corn/milk ratio improve? Will New Zealand production recover in the wake of the drought? Will a rise in U.S. dairy trade continue to bolster the U.S. milk price outlook? And you’ll find out why it’s important to know what country is the lowest grain price seller and which is the highest grain price buyer. Participants of this webinar must register by Nov. 21.Click here or call PDPW at (800) 947-7379 to sign up today. PDPW members register for $100 per session or save when you sign up for the entire series at $275. Non-PDPW members can register at $125 per session or save when you sign up for the entire series at $350.If you have a date/time conflict, you can watch a fully recorded version at your leisure. You must be registered to receive a recorded session. PD—From PDPW news releaseadvertisementlast_img

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