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Expert: Dairy farmers should be ready to counter criticism
Expert: Dairy farmers should be ready to counter criticism
Communications professor Robert Gass recently gave dairymen some pointers on countering criticisms of milk production.

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Repeal of raw milk advertising ban unopposed
Repeal of raw milk advertising ban unopposed
A bill that would repeal a ban on raw milk advertising in Oregon did not encounter opposition during a recent legislative hearing.
Cash dairy prices under pressure
Cash dairy prices under pressure
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week's dairy news.
Analysts: Hay prices at point of no return
Analysts: Hay prices at point of no return
Despite short-term challenges in the western hay market, global demand for quality hay and production constraints will continue upward pressure on prices.
Yakima Valley dairies agree to line manure lagoons
The dairies also are talking about settling a federal court case in which environmental groups accuse them of fouling groundwater.
USDA projects four years of declining milk prices
USDA projects four years of declining milk prices
USDA is forecasting a large drop in milk prices this year followed by three years of slower declines before stabilizing. Domestic use and exports of dairy products are forecast for continued growth.
Cash butter, powder see busy week
Cash butter, powder see busy week
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week's dairy news.
Idaho ag exports set record for fourth straight year
Idaho ag exports set record for fourth straight year
Idaho set another record for total agricultural exports in 2014, despite a slowdown in sales of dairy products, which are the state's top farm export.
Second-half slowdown curbs 2014 dairy exports
Second-half slowdown curbs 2014 dairy exports
U.S. dairy exports were up 6 percent year over year in 2014 with a significant slump in the second half of the year tempering aggressive buying in the first half of the year.