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Down dairy markets took ‘silvering lining’ with them
Down dairy markets took ‘silvering lining’ with them
Columnist Lee Mielke rounds up the week's dairy news.

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U.S. dairymen adding cows on good margins
U.S. dairymen adding cows on good margins
U.S. milk production was up 4.1 percent in September over year-ago levels, boosted by 78,000 additional cows and increased per cow production of almost 2 pounds.
Cash dairy markets cause head-scratching
Cash dairy markets cause head-scratching
Columnist Lee Mielke rounds up the week's dairy industry news.
Web tool aids dairy insurance decisions
The University of Illinois has developed a market forecast tool to aid dairymen in their decisions regarding the new voluntary Market Protection Plan-Dairy, established by the new farm bill.
Idaho cheese company, feds reach settlement
On Thursday the EPA announced that the company has since corrected the violations.
Yogurt is now official New York state snack
New York is the nation’s top yogurt producer, making 741 million pounds of the dairy product last year.
Organic industry confused by GMO vaccines
A lack of clarity about which livestock vaccines are made with genetically modified organisms is creating confusion in the organic industry.
Mexican trucking pilot expires
A three-year pilot program of allowing Mexican trucks to deliver goods in the United States has expired and the Department of Transportation has not said what's next.
Cheese prices rallying, butter plummeting
Cheese prices rallying, butter plummeting
Columnist Lee Mielke rounds up the week's dairy news.
Dairy farmers ask for help with hungry elk
Dairy farmers say the elk have knocked down fences and often gobble up the rye grasses that cows rely upon.
Judge tosses out non-compete agreements
A dairy genetics company has lost a lawsuit against artificial insemination technicians in Washington who defected to another firm.