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17 Feb, 2020

California Dairy Quota Intrigue Continues

News | By: Jim Dickrell

California’s Department of Food and Agriculture hA rejected a proposal to start a 5-year phase-out of the state’s dairy quota program.

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11 Feb, 2020

California’s Dairy Carbon Footprint Down 45% Since 1964

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The amount of water used per unit of milk improved even more.

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10 Feb, 2020

U.S. Dairy Export Council CEO Tom Vilsack Hits the Jackpot, Literally

News | By: John Herath

Tom Vilsack has lived a charmed life having enjoyed positions as mayor, governor, USDA Secretary and president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council. Now he has a big check as evidence of his luck.

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21 Jan, 2020

Eating More Dairy Would Lower Health Care Costs

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Eating just a half cup more yogurt per day could save $32.5 billion.

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14 Jan, 2020

California Quota Program Likely Boils Down to Three Options

News | By: Jim Dickrell

More meeting to resolve the issue will likely come in February.

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14 Jan, 2020

Minnesota Loses 328 Dairy Farms in 2019

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The toll was greatest on Grade B farms.

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09 Jan, 2020

Wisconsin Loses 10% of Its Dairy Herds in 2019

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Wisconsin farms have grown fewer but larger, with cows per herd up 70% in the past decade.

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08 Jan, 2020

Coca-Cola Buys Out Fairlife

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Coca-Cola apparently wanted more control of FairLife processes.

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06 Jan, 2020

Borden Becomes Second Big U.S. Milk Producer to File for Bankruptcy

News | By: Bloomberg News

Borden Dairy Co. filed for bankruptcy, becoming the second major U.S. milk seller to do so in two months as competitive pressures, declining consumption and falling profits made its debt load unsustainable.

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23 Dec, 2019

Fair Oaks Farm Worker Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charge

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The guilty plea  to a misdemeanor came after a felony charge was dropped.

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