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News related to milk business, tax fluctuations, nation-wide practises, technology advancements and much more.

21 Sep, 2018

Rules Might Force Some California Dairy Farmers to Sell Their Quota

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Milk delivered outside of California will not be assessed for quota nor receive quota payments.

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17 Sep, 2018

DFA Powder Plant in Kansas Sustains Fire Damage

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The plant sustains up to $1 million in damages. 

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10 Sep, 2018

NMPF’s Mulhern: ‘Deep Disappointment’ With Tariff Dairy Aid

News | By: Jim Dickrell

12¢/cwt direct payment  represents 'a tiny bandage atop a very deep wound.' --Jim Mulhern

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06 Sep, 2018

Robotic Teat Dip Arms Cut Parlor Labor in Half

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Teat dip coverage more consistent than manual application

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06 Sep, 2018

Call for Nominations: 2019 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year Award

News | By: Jim Dickrell

New focus of the 20--year old award is on use of technology and industry partnerships.

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05 Sep, 2018

Wisconsin Loses Another 47 Dairy Farms in August

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The rate of Wisconsin dairy farm exits in the last year is about a third higher than it was in 2017.

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03 Sep, 2018

Arla To Give 2018 Profits To Struggling Dairy Farmers

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The drought in Europe has dairy farmers there experiencing significant pain.

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03 Sep, 2018

Q&A: Talking Robotic Milking Innovations with DeLaval’s CEO

News | By: Wyatt Bechtel

DeLaval's President and CEO Joakim Rosengren speaks with Farm Journal’s MILK about his company’s newest robotic milking innovation, the VMS V300.

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31 Aug, 2018

How Much Will You Get in Dairy Tariff Relief?

News | By: Jim Dickrell

In a way, low rate of payment per hundredweight actually works in large herds' favor.

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31 Aug, 2018

Labor Day Top 10 States Dairy Jobs List

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The total number of jobs supported by the dairy industry goes far beyond production and processing and into transportation, retail sales and even construction

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