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19 Mar, 2019

Maine Dairy Farmers Find PFAS In Their Milk, Again

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

In 2016 Maine dairy farmer Fred Stone first discovered his milk was tainted with perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Despite his best effort, the chemicals are back. 

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14 Mar, 2019

Dairy Pride Act Re-Introduced

News | By: Jim Dickrell

If FDA does not act quickly, the Dairy Pride Act would force the agency to resolve the issue within 90 days of its passage.

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12 Mar, 2019

U.S. Dairy Farm Numbers Decline More Than 2,700

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Wisconsin, having the most dairy farms in the nation, also had the most going out of business.

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12 Mar, 2019

January Milk Production Up 0.9%

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Cow numbers were down 83,000 head over a year ago (0.9%)

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06 Mar, 2019

New Mexico Sues U.S. Air Force Over Groundwater Contamination

News | By: The Associated Press

New Mexico on Tuesday sued the U.S. Air Force over groundwater contamination at two bases, saying the federal government has a responsibility to clean up plumes of toxic chemicals left behind by past military firefighting activities.

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05 Mar, 2019

Minnesota Dairy Farmers Dump Milk Because of Snow Buildup

News | By: The Associated Press

Some Minnesota dairy farmers are being forced to dump their milk after heavy snowfall obstructed roads and damaged farms.

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01 Mar, 2019

Parlor Talk: What Are Your Thoughts on the Farmer's Role in Cannabis?

News | By: Wyatt Bechtel

The 2019 Farm Journal Cannabis in U.S. Agriculture Study surveyed farmers and dairy producers to gauge their interest in growing cannabis. Here are a few of the producers' comments.

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27 Feb, 2019

More Information On PFAS Health Risks

News | By: Mike Opperman

Two government agencies answer questions about the potential risks of PFAS to human and animal health. 

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21 Feb, 2019

What You Need To Know About PFAS

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Everything you need to know about the group of chemicals that are causing Art Schaap to close his dairy.

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20 Feb, 2019

Benefits of Milk Pasteurization Confirmed--Again

News | By: Jim Dickrell

'This Bulletin clearly confirms the public health advantages of milk pasteurization.' --Kieran Jordan, lead author.

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