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17 Apr, 2019

Washington Dairy Launching Renewable Natural Gas Project with Digester

News | By: Wyatt Bechtel

An anaerobic digester and pipeline project in Washington will convert 150,000 gallons per day of dairy waste into the natural gas equivalent of 1.4 million gallons of gasoline.

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17 Apr, 2019

National Milk Endorses WOTUS Proposal

News | By: Jim Dickrell

WOTUS was initially drafted under the Obama Administration in 2015, but has been tied up in court proceeding ever since.

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11 Apr, 2019

2017 Ag Census Shows Dairy Consolidation Continues

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Herds with 500 or more cows represent just 8.8% of all herds but 68.1% of total milk sales.

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11 Apr, 2019

Wisconsin Loses Another 212 Dairy Farms in First Quarter, 2019

News | By: Jim Dickrell

If the current rate of farm exits continues, the state is on pace to lose 850 dairy farms this year, a loss of more than 10%.

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10 Apr, 2019

Four-State Dairy Conference in Dubuque Set for June 12, 13

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The conference will focus today’s economic environment and the latest research to improve dairy farm profitability.

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09 Apr, 2019

fairlife to Build Production Plant in Arizona

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The $200+ million facility is slated to begin operation in the back half of 2020.

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09 Apr, 2019

Social Security Administration Resumes Issuance of ‘No Match’ Letters

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The SSA had stopped issuing such letters in 2012, but warned a year ago the practice would resume this spring.

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04 Apr, 2019

Global Dairy GHG Emissions Are Rising—and Falling

News | By: Jim Dickrell

While total emissions increase, emissions per gallon of milk decline.

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02 Apr, 2019

Dairy Check Off Programs Show $4.78 To $1 Return

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The results are for 2016, the latest year of analysis.

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19 Mar, 2019

Maine Dairy Farmers Find PFAS In Their Milk, Again

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

In 2016 Maine dairy farmer Fred Stone first discovered his milk was tainted with perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Despite his best effort, the chemicals are back. 

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