20 Oct, 2016

U.S. Milk Production Keeps Climbing

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

September milk output up more 2.1%.

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20 Oct, 2016

Wisconsin Loses Almost 400 Dairy Farms in Last Year

News | By: The Associated Press

A report from the federal Agriculture Department shows that Wisconsin lost almost 400 dairy farms in the last year, though one official says the news isn't all that bad.

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19 Oct, 2016

More Than Half of Dairy Product Startups Fail

Business | By: Mike Opperman

New research shows that food and beverage start-ups that bring on-the-go snacks or beverages with a “free-from” positioning are more likely to succeed than new dairy products.

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19 Oct, 2016

Himalayan Climbers Can Help You Build a Successful Team

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Nearly 70 years of data chronicling Mount Everest climbing excursions has uncovered an important component of a successful team.

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19 Oct, 2016

Radical Transparency: Consumers' Trust Must Be Earned

News | By: Jim Dickrell

More was always thought to be better, but when information comes at you in gushing streams from TV, radio, desktops, laptops, smart phones and social media, it all becomes overwhelming. The challenge becomes even greater when dairy marketers try…

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19 Oct, 2016

Riverview Dairy: A Culture of Opportunity [VIDEO]

Leadership | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The size of the Riverview Dairy enterprise—while mammoth at 65,000 lactating cows spread on 10 sites across four states—isn’t what sets it apart. It’s how they do it: With a drive for excellence and an unwavering commitment to company culture.…

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19 Oct, 2016

Farm Groups Denounce Dannon's Anti-GMO 'Marketing Flimflam' [VIDEO]

News | By: Bloomberg News

Several major U.S. farm organizations said they are “troubled” by The Dannon Co.’s shift to using fewer genetically-modified ingredients, a move the company included as part of a pledge to offer more products from a sustainable food system.

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18 Oct, 2016

Senate Report Shows Agencies Expanding Through WOTUS

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

A Senate report asserts “extreme overreaches of federal authority” by the Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. EPA defining WOTUS jurisdiction.

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18 Oct, 2016

Global Dairy Prices Climb 1.4%

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

U.S. dairy prices now again competitive on world markets.

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17 Oct, 2016

Wisconsin Dairy Farmers Go rBST-Free

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

In January dairy farms in Wisconsin will face a new challenge as creameries and co-ops decline milk produced with rBST. Farmers will have to adapt.

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