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24 Oct, 2018

ICYMI: 3 Trends From Dairy Producers, PETA’s Strange Milk Claim and More

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24 Oct, 2018

NMPF Asks for More Dairy Aid

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Though USDA is offering $127 million in aid to dairy farmers, losses from tariffs will exceed that figure by at least eight-fold, says NMPF.

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23 Oct, 2018

a2 Milk Claims Referred to Federal Trade Commission

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The claims were initially challenged by the National Milk Producers Federation.

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23 Oct, 2018

CNN Explores Farmers Tortured Relationship With President Trump

News | By: Jim Dickrell

CNN reporters talked to some 50 farmers and ag business people in five states, covering dairy, pork, soybeans, wheat and citrus.

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23 Oct, 2018

Dairy Report: Millennials Boost Natural Cheese & the Future of Class 7

News | By: Taylor Leach

Questioning the future of Class 7 and reviewing natural cheese sales were two of the topics discussed in the Dairy Report.

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22 Oct, 2018

Milk Is Now A Symbol Of Racism?

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A Missouri news station reports PETA is now marketing milk as “a symbol of white supremacy.”

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17 Oct, 2018

Wisconsin Gives Help Judging the Risk of Manure Runoff

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The website provides rain and snow melt runoff predictions for each of 216 National Weather Service basins in the state.

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17 Oct, 2018

America Is Drowning in Milk Nobody Wants

News | By: Bloomberg News

Dairy farmers are under siege thanks to low prices and changing tastes.

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17 Oct, 2018

Australian Drought Could Force Early Dairy Culling

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The drought has led to a spike in grain prices, nearly doubling costs.

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16 Oct, 2018

In California, Wet Manure Storage Emits More Methane

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Emissions differences between dairies appear to be linked to the amount of manure that is stored in anaerobic, or wet and airless, conditions.

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