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2015 could be a break-even year for Idaho dairy farmers
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2015 could be a break-even year for Idaho dairy farmers
During a presentation to lawmakers by United Dairymen of Idaho officials, most of the questions from legislators centered around Fairlife, a new premium milk product being distributed by the Coca-Cola Co.

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Monsanto fined for not reporting chemical releases
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Man, 71, killed in collapse of potato cellar
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Bill grants livestock producers capital gains tax deduction
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Idaho seed potato growers see opportunity in Algeria
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N. Idaho county asks Congress to designate wilderness
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Bill to help in Wood River Valley call
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Idaho grain, cattle producers agree on ‘open range’ plan
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Idaho fertilizer plant project still on track
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Hearing on Idaho Ag Security Act lawsuit set for April 28
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