Articles & Presentations

To hedge or not to hedge – that is the question – October 2016 – Chris Garnier, CPA
As a CPA, I am often asked about dairy milk hedging strategies, particularly “to hedge or not to hedge.” There are many ways…Read article

Killing Off American Cows to Keep Milk Prices High – September 2016 – Gary Genske, CPA
Although American demand for dairy has risen steadily for almost 40 years, some farmers tried to limit the supply of milk by killing…Read article

CalCPA Salutes It’s Top 150 – July 2016 – Genske, Mulder, & Co., LLP
CalCPA is getting bigger and bigger, with membership now topping 42,000. Is your firm part of the “100 percenters?”…Read article

What happened to the pluses? What is creating the minuses? – July 2016 – Gary Genske, CPA
How dairy farmers feel about their 2015 net financial results will depend on what part of the country they are located…Read article

Profits in 2014 mask dairy industry’s deep financial problems – October 2015 – Genske, Mulder, & Co., LLP
Last year was an extraordinary one for dairy producers. Record dairy exports, record milk prices, falling feed costs…Read article

Dairy Reform Is Coming – September 2011 – Gary Genske, CPA
Most dairy producers I know do not like to get involved in industry politics. They feel that the cooperatives or trade associations… Read article

Letter to House Chairman Ag Comm Frank Lucas – August 2011 – Gary Genske, CPA
Dear Congressman Lucas: Being a Certified Public Accountant for over 37 years, serving dairy farmers in 30 states (including… Read article

Letter to Senate Chairman Ag Comm Debbie Stabenow – July 2011 – Gary Genske, CPA
Dear Senator Stabenow: Being a Certified Public Accountant for over 37 years, serving dairy farmers in 30 states (including… Read article

What to Expect from 2011 – March 2011 – Paul Anema, CPA
After the disastrous year of 2009 and a less than spectacular 2010, most producers I talk to are looking to 2011 with anxiety…. Read article

The Future of Dairy Financing – October 2010 – Chris Garnier, CPA
Over the past couple months, my firm and I have been presented with numerous questions as to the future of the dairy industry… Read article

A Year to Forget – June 2010 – Bruce Miles, CPA
We have completed our year-end cost study for what will go down in history as possibly the worst for the dairy industry… Read article

Hidden Taxes of a Volatile Industry – March 2010 – Danielle Emel, CPA
You may find yourself in financial ruin following 2009’s devastating year for the dairy industry. With the losses you will carry… Read article

What’s It Going to Take to Make a Profit? – January 2010 – Gary Genske, CPA
A presentation covering the current status of the dairy industry, our Western Dairy income/loss averages through 2009… Read article

Pushed Aside by Foreign Imports – November 2009 – Mike Converse, CPA
At every dairy conclave this year, the matter of Milk Protein Concentrates (called MPC’s) has become a major talking point… Read article

Enforcement of the PMO SCC – September 2009 – Mike Converse, CPA
This month marks my 10th year with Genske, Mulder & Co., LLP. You can become all too comfortable when you work in… Read article

Letter to DFA – September 2009 – Gary Genske, CPA
It is time for DFA to help its membership. If those who control DFA will not pursue immediate and meaningful improvement… Read article

Current Dairy Crisis: Worst Since Great Depression – July 2009 – Gary Genske, CPA
For more than three months I have been communicating with many industry leaders about the financial crisis all dairymen are…Read article

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