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Dairies, environmentalists settle lawsuit

A long legal battle between three dairies in the Sunnyside, Wash., area and citizen and environmental groups over ground water contamination has ended with a pre-trial settlement. More

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Idaho dairymen, students celebrate healthy lifestyle

Retired Seattle Seahawk cornerback Marcus Trufant raised the roof with a chocolate milk chant at a party with young Idaho students to celebrate thier... More

 

Idaho Dairy Council supports academic success with cheese

The Idaho Dairy Council is giving Idaho students taking standardized tests a brain boost with donations of string cheese. More

 

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Maine Legislature could vote on raw milk bill next week

The bill only applies to farmers who sell to consumers at their farm and requires the farmers to take a sanitation course. More

April milk production up 1.7 percent

Columnist Lee Melke wraps up the week's dairy news. More

Big rig carrying sour cream overturns on Oregon highway

The truck loaded with sour cream overturned when trying to negotiate a curve in the road, officials say. More

Northern Idaho county’s last dairy farm shifts gears

Farmers switch from operating a dairy to running cattle. More

More upstate N.Y. dairy farms looking for a new contract

An increase in milk production statewide and in surrounding states is exceeding the demand of New York state food manufacturers and fluid milk needs. More

Western teams have good showing at dairy challenge

An Oregon State University team has placed second at a national dairy judging competition. More

Feds to decide on milk marketing order hearing by late summer

USDA officials say they'll likely decide by late summer whether to hold a hearing on a proposed federal milk marketing order for California. The timeline was given May 5 during the first of three informational meetings to educate producers about the proposals. More

Cash dairy prices holding steady

Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week's dairy news. More

Idaho Dairy Council dietitian wins national honor

Idaho Dairy Counci'sl dietitian has been recognized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as the top young proffesional nationwide. More

CDFA sets hearing on 4b milk pricing

California's ag chief calls a hearing to consider adjustments to the whey value in the regulated minimum price for milk going into cheese vats. More

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