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15 Jan, 2019

Trump: NAFTA Was Worst Trade Deal Ever

News | By: Mike Opperman

The new USMCA, plus resolving issues with China, will bring greater opportunities for dairy producers, President Trump says.

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10 Jan, 2019

Consumers Say FDA Should End Mislabeling of Fake Milk

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Sixty-one percent of those surveyed say FDA needs to enforce existing standards of identity.

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10 Jan, 2019

No E-Verify During Government Shutdown

News | By: Mike Opperman

Employers unable to validate employment status of potential workers. 

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09 Jan, 2019

Big Island Dairy in Hawaii Will Close by Feb. 28

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The dairy was sued in 2017 by a citizen’s group and the Center for Food Safety for environmental violations.

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07 Jan, 2019

Wisconsin Loses Another 53 Dairy Farms in December

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Currently, there are 7,225 Grade A dairy farms, 541 Grade B farms that still ship milk in cans and 344 bulk tank Grade B farms in Wisconsin.

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31 Dec, 2018

Wisconsin Truly Is Cheese Head Nation

News | By: Jim Dickrell

In 2017, Wisconsin produced nearly 3.4 billion pounds of cheese, accounting for 27% of the nation’s cheese production.

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20 Dec, 2018

The Most-Read MILK Stories In 2018

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

These are the stories farmers read the most in 2018. 

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19 Dec, 2018

‘Naughty or Nice’ Fake Milk Labels, Just in Time for Holidays

News | By: Jim Dickrell

NMPF lists 6 brands on the "naughty" list.

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19 Dec, 2018

U.S. Dairy Industry on Top in Sustainability

News | By: Fran Howard

U.S. dairy cows, as some of the most efficient in the world, emit lower levels of greenhouse gas based on milk output.

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19 Dec, 2018

U.S. Cheesemakers Bring Home the Gold, Silver and Bronze

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Since 2011, the U.S. has ranked third in the world in total medal counts, behind only Spain and the United Kingdom.

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