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USDA to buy $20 million worth of surplus cheese
USDA's $20 million purchase of cheese to assistant dairy producers isn't expected to have much impact on milk prices.

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When in trouble, What’s Upstream went to EPA regional head
When in trouble, What’s Upstream went to EPA regional head
With EPA staff members questioning the legality of What's Upstream, the campaign's organizer requested and got a meeting with EPA Regional Administrator Dennis McLerran
Glitch causes extension of manure rules comment period
Glitch causes extension of manure rules comment period
Technical glitch may have prevented the Washington Department of Ecology from receiving comments about new manure-handling rules.
Cornell students win new dairy product competition
Cornell students win new dairy product competition
Food scientists students from Cornell University took the top spot in the new dairy product development competition sponsored by the Idaho Milk Processors Association and supported by $20,000 in prize money by United Dairymen of Idaho.
Dairy fits well in sustainable dietary guidelines
Dairy fits well in sustainable dietary guidelines
Lack of adequate research isn't stopping governments from moving ahead with proposals for sustainable dietary quidelines -- which are the basis of food policy such as nutrition assistance programs.
Farmer, cows overcome by deadly fumes
Weather conditions, including warmer upper air temperatures, created a deadly dome of air.
U.S. losing share in sluggish global dairy market
U.S. losing share in sluggish global dairy market
U.S. dairy exporters are having a tough time in world markets due to both a smaller overall pie and a smaller piece of that pie.
Dairy prices ride roller coaster
Dairy prices ride roller coaster
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week's dairy industry news.
Washington dairy commission hires general manager
Washington dairy commission hires general manager
The Washington Dairy Products Commission has promoted its communications director, Scott Kinney, to general manager.
Merger sparks organic milk competition worries
Merger sparks organic milk competition worries
An organic industry watchdog worries that a planned merger between two major dairy companies will hurt prices for organic farmers.
U.S. dairy exports up in volume in June
U.S. dairy exports up in volume in June
U.S. dairy exports were up 5 percent in June year over year but down 18 percent in value.

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