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

10 Sep, 2019

DMI Executive Defends Salary Scrutiny

News | By: Mike Opperman

Recent press questions pay levels for DMI executives and the role of the checkoff in supporting dairy product demand. 

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06 Sep, 2019

Week in Review: Five Essential News Updates to Know This Week

News | By: Brittany Bowman

Country Crock relabels margarine, and recession is a media buzzword.  Here’s what you need to know from the week.

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03 Sep, 2019

Coca-Cola To Start Dairy Advisory Council

News | By: Mike Opperman

Group will advise on animal welfare issues and assure continuous improvement

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29 Aug, 2019

Animal Rights Activists Pose as USDA Officials in New Scheme

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Recently a dairy farm in Wisconsin was the target of a new scheme where activists posed as USDA officials wanting to conduct a welfare audit. 

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26 Aug, 2019

DFA Launches New 50/50 Plant-Based Milk Beverage

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Minnesota-based milk company Live Real Farms™ recently announced a new product called Dairy Plus Milk that is 50% lactose-free milk from cows and 50% plant-based beverage.

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20 Aug, 2019

Do You Want $25,000?

News | By: Mike Opperman

Deadline is approaching to receive guaranteed payments from the Dairy Margin Coverage program. 

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19 Aug, 2019

What States Are Producing The Most Milk?

News | By: Mike Opperman

Milk production remains stagnant, but some states continue to grow.

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13 Aug, 2019

Milk’s Nutrient Density Overwhelms Climate Impact

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Simply looking at greenhouse gas emissions without accounting for the nutrition provided by food can leave a distorted picture.

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07 Aug, 2019

Lower Sales to China Hurt First Half 2019 Exports

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Exports of major products were down 54% to China, but were actually up 5% to other markets.

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06 Aug, 2019

Wisconsin Dairy Farm Losses Continue Unabated

News | By: Jim Dickrell

July saw another 42 dairy farms leave the business.

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