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Export Watch: Weak global markets expected to persist

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Tuesday, 19 May 2015 14:52

The market tone is weak as the U.S. and Europe head into the spring flush. Milk powder and butter prices dropped 15 to 25 percent from mid-March to late April. Whey prices are down nearly 30 percent in the last 14 months. Whey protein concentrate prices are down close to 40 percent in the last year.

 

Exports are major factor in commercial use of butter, cheese

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Written by Calvin Covington   
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 14:02

butterButter, cheese, nonfat dry (NDM) and skim powder (SMP) utilize about 65 percent of the nation’s milk production. In some states, especially the nation’s largest milk-producing states, the percent of milk used by these products is even greater.

 

New IRS tax regulations to impact dairy farmers in 2015

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Written by Jeff Baker   
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 13:01

Changes in federal tax regulations will impact how dairy farmers deduct repairs and maintenance. Does your CPA know about these changes?

 

Winners announced for 2015 Dairy Sustainability Awards

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Monday, 18 May 2015 10:37

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, established under the leadership of dairy farmers, announced the winners of the fourth annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards on May 7, 2015, at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C.

 

Industry Honor Roll: National Dairy Herd Information Association

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Friday, 15 May 2015 08:58

At their annual meeting on March 10, the National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) honored Richard “Dick” Sechrist, Mt. Vernon, Ohio, with the Outstanding Service Award. From 1975-1987, Sechrist served as the association’s first executive secretary.

 

North Carolina State University wins Easi-Scan

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Thursday, 14 May 2015 15:46

The 2015 University Program Contest has seen another year of enjoyable videos from the students. North Carolina State University has won the 2015 University Program Contest by BCF Technology.

 

Export Assistance Watch: First-quarter export assistance helps maintain market share

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Tuesday, 05 May 2015 15:23

The Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) export assistance program in 2015 continues to protect export market share as well as expand markets for U.S. dairy products.

The program continued to focus on dairy products that most directly impact producers’ revenue stream – American-type cheeses and butter containing 82 percent butterfat.

 

A regulatory review of Federal Milk Marketing Orders

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Written by Ryan Miltner   
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 13:21

rear view mirrorThe federal milk marketing orders have existed in one form or another for more than 80 years. Twenty years ago, Congress mandated a full review and reform of the order system, which was completed in 1999. California was then offered the opportunity to join the federal system.

 

The Great American Milk Drive marks one-year anniversary

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Monday, 27 April 2015 12:39

As efforts to boost regional food banks’ milk supplies enter a second year, several New England food banks will be sharing a gift of 1,000 gallons of milk from the New England Dairy Promotion Board (NEDPB).

 

New feature film focuses on modern agriculture

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Monday, 27 April 2015 11:38

A new feature film, The Ivy League Farmer, tells the story of a father and son in conflict over the use of modern technologies on the family dairy farm.

 


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