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A coalition of environmental groups is asking Oregon lawmakers for a moratorium on industrial-size dairies, after the state recently approved the ill-fated Lost Valley Farm near Boardman, Ore.

Cash dairy prices headed lower the first week of December. The Cheddar blocks closed at $1.35 per pound, down a penny and 12 1/2-cents below a year ago. The barrels finished at $1.2225, down 9…

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TILLAMOOK, Ore. — An Oregon judge has refused to reconsider throwing out a “public nuisance” claim in a lawsuit filed by a Tillamook oysterman over alleged dairy pollution.

CME cash cheese prices ended November strengthened but still in the cellar. Block Cheddar, after dropping 10 3/4-cents Thanksgiving week, finished last week and the month at $1.36 per pound, u…

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OLYMPIA — Eastern Washington dairies will be needlessly delayed as they fertilize spring crops with manure under a Department of Ecology rule meant to protect groundwater, the Washington State…

The agreement to modernize NAFTA maintains the beneficial U.S.-Mexico trading structure and contains some hard-won victories in trade with Canada, but tariffs remain a sticking point for U.S. dairy.

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Robotic milkers in the U.S. have mostly been on small to medium-size dairies in the upper Midwest and the Northeast. But in the last couple of years, experimentation with robotics has become m…

Twelve of the 23 reporting states — including Wisconsin, the second largest milk-producing state — saw declines in milk production year over year.

Dismal dairy markets have been see-sawing, with prices up a little one month and down a little the next, and two university economists see nothing in the near future that will break that pattern.

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Cash cheese prices plunged in the shortened Thanksgiving Week. The Cheddar blocks fell to $1.34 per pound last Tuesday, the lowest CME price since May 2016, then closed Wednesday at $1.3450, d…

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Cash cheese prices plunged in the shortened Thanksgiving Week. The Cheddar blocks fell to $1.34 per pound last Tuesday, the lowest CME price since May 2016, then closed Wednesday at $1.3450, d…

U.S. dairy farmers have taken 43,000 cows out of the national herd since February, reining in milk production growth in a fourth year of sour milk prices.

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CME dairy prices strengthened the week before Thanksgiving. The Cheddar blocks fell last Monday to $1.35 per pound, lowest price since May 25, 2016. However, they rebounded and closed Friday a…

Hay prices are dollars per ton or dollars per bale when sold to retail outlets. Basis is current delivery FOB barn or stack, or delivered customer as indicated. Grade guidelines used in this r…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good…

Cash dairy prices could draw no strength from last week’s Global Dairy Trade auction and most fell the following day and then some.

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has distributed nearly $36,000 for eight manure-related projects. The money came from fines the department has levied against dairies since 2015.

Jeff Heartley and Doug Wells took their time Tuesday at Oregon State University’s Food Innovation Center in Portland, tasting nine different vanilla ice cream samples and evaluating each based…

Cash dairy prices started November looking for direction. The Cheddar blocks fell to $1.4550 per pound last Thursday, lowest level since June 25, 2018, but closed Friday at $1.4575, down 5 3/4…

A Washington dairy family claims the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation reneged on an agreement to help them relocate when condemning their property for an irrigation project.

Dairy farmers are asking the Trump administration to recognize the significant economic losses dairy producers are suffering due to the imposition of tariffs on major trading partners and thos…

HUDSON, Iowa (AP) — Blake Hansen loves beef, but admits he is quite particular about the quality of meat he chooses to consume.

Cheese prices fell last week taking futures with them, but then rallied a bit. Block Cheddar fell to $1.47 per pound last Wednesday, the lowest price since June 26, 2018, but closed Friday at …

Washington dairies scored a victory Thursday as an appeals panel told the Department of Ecology to revise its new manure-storage regulations to conform with Natural Resources Conservation Serv…

International Dairy Foods Association is taking applications for a 2019 summer internship to focus on legislative and regulatory issues in the dairy industry, IDFA said in a press release.

The Chuck Eggert family, which last year sold Tualatin, Ore.-based Pacific Foods to Campbell Soup Co. for a reported $700 million, has purchased Willamette Valley Cheese Co. of Salem in a move…

Oregon farm regulators have issued a fine of more than $187,000 to a controversial Oregon dairy, citing more than 220 violations of its wastewater permit between last December and late August.

Most cash dairy prices headed south last week. The Cheddar blocks gained 3 cents Monday but reversed and closed Friday at $1.61 per pound, down 4 cents on the week and 9 cents below a year ago…

U.S. dairy exports were up 12 percent in volume and 3 percent in value in August compared with a year earlier, with suppliers shipping nearly 190,000 metric tons of milk powders, cheese, butte…

Cash dairy prices started October strong, then reversed. CME block Cheddar climbed to $1.7475 per pound last Monday, the highest price since Nov. 1, 2017, but closed Friday at $1.65, down 4 ce…

Dairy West, a USDA-qualified program that promotes the dairy industry and its products on behalf of Idaho dairy producers, plans its annual meeting Nov. 7-8 at Boise Centre, Ninth and Front st…