25 Aug, 2016

Dairy Cow Slaughter Down in July

News | By: Jim Dickrell

But that’s only because of the calendar.

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25 Aug, 2016

Maryland Gains Dairy Market Share in Brazil

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The strength of the U.S. dollar left American milk products outpriced for much of 2016. But as prices continue to soften exports are increasing, and Brazil is an excellent example.

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25 Aug, 2016

Northeast Lawmakers Say Cheese Buyout Isn’t Enough

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Earlier this week, USDA announced buying $20 million of cheese in an effort to bolster prices for America’s dairy farmers. Some lawmakers don't think it will be sufficient.

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24 Aug, 2016

Stronger Profits Indicate Market Turn Down Under

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Strong profit indicators from Australian and New Zealand dairy processors today may show the first impact of a global drop in milk production as producers respond to an oversupply that has pushed prices to historic lows.

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24 Aug, 2016

U.S. Bites Into Cheese Mountain With Stockpile Purchase

Markets | By: Bloomberg News

The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to buy $20 million of stockpiled cheese to distribute to food banks and pantries nationwide in an attempt to stem farmer losses after dairy prices plummeted amid a global milk glut earlier this year.

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23 Aug, 2016

California Farmworkers to Get Equal Overtime Benefits

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

California's state Senate revived a bill on Monday that would make it the first state to give farmworkers the same overtime pay as people who work in other industries.

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23 Aug, 2016

USDA To Purchase $20 Million of Cheese to Bolster Milk Prices [VIDEO]

 | By: Jim Dickrell

Agency also extends Dairy Margin Protection Program sign-up deadline to December 16. 

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22 Aug, 2016

Farm Journal Media Announces MILK and Dairy Editorial Leadership

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Farm Journal Media announced today that Mike Opperman joins the MILK team as MILK editor and brand leader, effective immediately.

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22 Aug, 2016

Milk, Not Plastic, Will Protect Food in the Future

News | By: Bloomberg News

USDA researchers have discovered that a milk protein called casein can be used to develop an edible, biodegradable packaging film.

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22 Aug, 2016

New Zealand Group to Sell $18 Million of Powder Products to Danone

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The French dairy giant has had plenty of press lately.

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