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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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Technology turns manure into clean water

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


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

Top global dairy companies battle challenging conditions

Underlying slow growth in global dairy markets has made mergers and acquisitions increasingle important to extract growth, reduce costs and sustain profits. according to a new report by Rabobank. More

Livestock groups want EPA interpretive rule scrapped

Groups: An interpretive rule narrowing ag exemption for discharge permits under the Clean Water Act will result in prohibitive costs and legal liability for producers that will turn them away from conservation practices. More

Cash cheese remains below $2

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

Northwest hay growers doubt acreage report’s accuracy

Harvested hay acres dropped slightly this year in the U.S., but some big increases in Washington and Oregon have growers there surprised and doubtful of USDA's reported numbers. More

California milk price relief expires

Temporary increases in California's minimum milk prices expired June 30. The adjustments had added 12.5 cents per hundredweight of milk to the state's pool price. More

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