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Producer group: Dairymen must take control

A dairy producer organization says dairy farmers can help themselves by changng milk production to sustain profitability and calls on dairymen to... More


Asia investing in Oceania dairy sector

Last year brought a flurry of Asian investments into the Oceania dairy sector, but China and Southeast Asia will have to look beyond Oceania to meet... More


Idaho dairy group prepares future leaders

United Dairymen of Idaho has revamped its dairy ambassador program to add leadership and communications training to equip future industry leaders. More


Mid-March dairy prices heading lower

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

Plunge in milk prices stresses N.Y. dairy farmers

Milk prices that exceeded $24 per 100 lbs. — roughly 9 gallons — in 2014 have dropped into the $15 range this year. More

‘Obamacow’ bill to help Missouri’s dairy industry heads to governor

Along with subsidizing federal dairy insurance, the bill would require the University of Missouri to research and report on how to improve the industry. More

Dairy price outlook not as rosy as futures market

Dairy analysts warn U.S. dairy suppliers and milk producers against putting too much faith in current futures pricing, which they say is presenting a false "slope of hope." More

Cash cheese steady to higher; butter down

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

Seven groups sign off on beef checkoff changes

Seven of the eight organizations in the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group have signed a memorandum of understanding to add an additional $1 a head to the beef checkoff assessment and change the makeup of the committee that nominates candidates for the operating committee, which decides... More

February benchmark milk price down $7.89 from 2014

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

Industry needs to protect hay production for sensitive markets

Adoption of genetically engineered hay and the need to protect hay for GE-sensitive markets requires successful coexistence of GE and non-GE production. More

Oregon State chooses dean to head its veterinary school

OSU's new vet school dean is a specialist in clinical pathology who has done research on alpacas and llamas. More

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