19 Jul, 2016

Whole Milk Powder Shows Strength On Global Dairy Trade Auction

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Volume in today’s auction was 31,348 metric tons.

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18 Jul, 2016

Two More Dairies Receive FDA Drug Residue Warning Letters

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent warning letters to two U.S. dairy farms because they violated drug residue rules involving antibiotics.

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18 Jul, 2016

Idaho, New York Vie to Become Third-Largest Dairy State

Business | By: Betsy Jibben

USDA’s latest Milk Production Report shows production per cow in the top producing states hit its highest point since the report started back in 2003. Now Idaho and New York are vying to for the number three spot, behind top dairy…

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18 Jul, 2016

Holy Cow Urine Industry Gets Boost From Modi's Pro-Hindu Agenda

News | By: Bloomberg News

Distilled urine from female cattle currently fetches at least as much as milk in India.

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15 Jul, 2016

One-Sentence Machinery Market Outlook

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Despite extreme volatility in the grain markets, machinery sales have remained stronger than anticipated this year, according to Greg "Machinery Pete" Peterson. 

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15 Jul, 2016

Should You Use A Line of Credit for Hedging?

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

With today’s volatile milk and feed markets, having a line of credit specifically devoted to managing your hedging account is a prudent and useful business tool more dairy farmers should consider.

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15 Jul, 2016

Dannon CEO Says WhiteWave Deal Will Help Accelerate Non-GMO Push

News | By: Bloomberg News

Dannon, the yogurt maker owned by French food giant Danone SA, plans to use its parent company’s $10 billion acquisition of WhiteWave Foods Co. to speed up a push to rid GMOs from its products.

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14 Jul, 2016

Dairy Groups Applaud House Passage of GMO Labeling Bill

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Groups urge President Obama to sign bill quickly. 

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14 Jul, 2016

June Dairy Budgets Improve Slightly

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

But with $14/cwt milk prices, most Midwest dairies are still bleeding red ink.

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14 Jul, 2016

NY Farmer Accused of Violating Child Labor Laws

Labor | By: The Associated Press

State authorities have charged the owner of a dairy farm in central New York where a 14-year-old was killed last year, crushed under a hydraulic lift.

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