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Efforts to regulate use of dairy terms on plant-based imitation dairy products gained momentum in 2018.

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The downward trend line in fluid milk consumption continued in 2018. And for the first time in years, the decline pulled down the entire dairy category on a per-capita basis.

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Celebrating 10 years of Top 25: The top 25 of 2018

For a decade, Progressive Dairyman has presented readers with an annual list of the top 25 best-performing articles. In those 10 years, our online readership has increased nearly 2,000 percent.

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U.S. dairy product exports were virtually flat on both a volume and value basis in October, undermined by a continued loss of sales to China, according to Al Levitt, vice president of communications and market analysis at the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC).

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A final rule giving schools greater flexibility in the varieties of milk offered to students could be in place by mid-March, in time to make milk-purchasing decisions for the 2019-20 school year.

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