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12 Dec, 2019

U.S. Reaches Deal in Principle With China, Awaits Trump Sign-Off

News | By: Bloomberg News

U.S. negotiators have reached the terms of a phase-one trade deal with China that now awaits President Donald Trump’s approval.

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09 Dec, 2019

StopQIP Group Files Suit Over California Quota Plan

News | By: Jim Dickrell

StopQIP farmers allege CDFA never included QIP details in its “pooling plan” nor did it hold hearings on the program.

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05 Dec, 2019

National Milk Producers Federation Agrees to Settle CWT Suit for $220 Million

News | By: Jim Dickrell

This week’s settlement releases NMPF from all further claims by the plaintiffs.

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03 Dec, 2019

Global Dairy Trade Auction Leaves Mixed Message

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Volume was again heavy, with 36,258 metric tons being purchased by 179 buyers.

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22 Nov, 2019

Week in Review: Prices, Trade and Policy Dominate Dairy

News | By: Brittany Bowman

World dairy prices have many hopeful, but issues like USMCA and labor bill passage still hang in the balance.

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18 Nov, 2019

China, U.S. Trade Talks Continue With Some Signs of Progress

News | By: Bloomberg News

Top negotiators from China and the U.S. talked again this weekend, after signs of concessions from both sides on some of the outstanding issues.

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14 Nov, 2019

Dean Foods Bondholders Just Say No to Merger With Dairy Co-op

News | By: Bloomberg News

At a first-day bankruptcy hearing, an attorney for a third of the company’s bondholders said that while Dean is “focusing exclusively” on a combination with the co-op, that option won’t be “value-maximizing.”

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13 Nov, 2019

Dairy Farmers of America Wants to Buy Dean Foods But Others May Too

News | By: Bloomberg News

Dairy Farmers of America Inc, the biggest U.S. dairy cooperative, is in advanced talks to acquire U.S. milk processor Dean Foods Co. But other would-be buyers could emerge.

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13 Nov, 2019

Dairy Checkoff Issues Statement Following Dean Foods Bankruptcy Announcement

News | By: Jim Dickrell

DMI says "U.S. dairy community remains a strong and diverse sector."

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12 Nov, 2019

NTSB Isn’t Sure What Caused John Pagel’s Plane Crash

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The plane had reached an altitude of 18,300 feet when the pilot radioed he was losing control.

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