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Cheese strengthens; butter dip to come?
Cheese strengthens; butter dip to come?
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week's dairy industry news.

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Idaho dairy program changing health culture in schools
Idaho dairy program changing health culture in schools

IDAHO FALLS — Seventh-graders Caleb Messerly and Tyler Shelton say Idaho dairy farmers have done a lot to improve the quality of life at Tigert Middle School in Soda Springs, Idaho.

Their gym class used to take a bus to the track, and the...

Low dairy prices portend red ink on the farm
Low dairy prices portend red ink on the farm

CME cash dairy prices weakened the first week of May, pulling futures prices lower as well.

Block cheese closed Friday at $1.3050 per pound, down 6 1/2-cents on the week and 30 3/4-cents below a year ago. Barrel finished at $1.30, down 11...

OSU Dairy Club hosts Dairy Youth Day
OSU Dairy Club hosts Dairy Youth Day

Corvallis, Ore. — The Oregon State University Dairy Club hosted its second bi-annual Beaver Dairy Youth Day at the OSU Dairy Center on April 16.

The event was organized by co-chairs Emma Miller and Alicia Torppa for youths in grades 4-12,...

Raw milk bill sours in Louisiana agriculture committee

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have killed an attempt to lift the state’s ban on sales of unpasteurized — or “raw” — milk for the third year in a row.

The House agriculture committee...

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