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

08 Feb, 2019

WASDE Raises 2019 Milk Price Forecast

News | By: Mike Opperman

Forecast change is based on lower projected production, higher product prices

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01 Feb, 2019

Class III Up 18 Cents

News | By: Mike Opperman

Class IV is still trending higher than Class III.

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28 Jan, 2019

Last Chance To Comment on Milk Alternatives

News | By: Mike Opperman

The FDA comment period closes at midnight tonight.

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22 Jan, 2019

Federal Order Prices Adds 27 to 77¢ to California Milk Checks

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The actual prices range from $14.53 in Los Angeles to $14.03/cwt in Tulare.

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18 Jan, 2019

Bill Would Grant Legal Status To Immigrants

News | By: Mike Opperman

Workers would be able to apply for "blue card" after working 100 days and eventually achieve permanent residence. 

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16 Jan, 2019

California Dairy Quota Equity Plunges By Quarter Billion Dollars in December

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The panic selling may be related to a petition drive launched in November to end the 49-year-old quota program.

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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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