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Third man arrested in theft of cheese vans

The minibuses, worth $100,000 each, were stolen Saturday from a hotel parking lot in Manteca, where they had stopped on a tour promoting the Oregon-based Tillamook County Creamery Association’s dairy products. More

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California growers converting rice straw to cattle feed

Growers and University of California researchers have been working at converting rice straw left over from harvest into feed for livestock, which... More

 

Davis: Sale positions Davisco Foods for growth

Davisco's CEO saysthe sale of the dairy processors' assets to Canadian Agropur was a business move to continue to grow operations and offer more... More

 

Technology turns manure into clean water

On-farm technology to turn liquid manure into clean water, while separating out valuable nutrients, is expected to be available commercially by... More

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Hay exporters unsure of China’s GMO requirements

U.S. alfalfa exporters to China are trying to find out more about news that China could be changing regulations on imported alfalfa regarding contamination by genetically modified material. The country has a zero tolerance for GMOs but could be tightening its testing and certification parameters. More

Class I milk price $4.99 above 2013

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

Canadian co-op buys Davisco Foods

Canadian milk processor Agropur acquires Davisco Foods International, including Davisco's Jerome Cheese plant in Idaho. More

Cheese remains above $2; butter in stratosphere

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

Margin protection program workshops planned

Western United Dairymen will host workshops on new margin protection program in the farm bill. More

Hawaii dairies disagree about milk pricing

Big Island Dairy has requested to sell milk at a price below the minimum set by the state Milk Control Act. More

Cheese back to $2; butter still in the clouds

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

Northwest dairy producers see strong margins

Northwest Farm Credit Service sreports Northwest dairy producers are using strong margins to reinvest in facilities and operations verses significant milk-production expansion. More

Livestock camps prepare kids for fair time

University of Idaho Extension educators teamed up to offer summer livestock day camps to better prepare students for 4H fair competitions. More

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