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Read coverage of current events and news affecting dairy producers and the industry.


U.S. milk production growth moderated in April as pressures related to COVID-19 reached back to the farm. First, the numbers.

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Editor's note: This article has been updated to include comments from Dairy Farmers of America regarding the lawsuit filed in North Carolina.

Dean Foods’ financial struggles continue to reverberate throughout the dairy industry, affecting farmer milk checks for producers nearly nationwide.

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Editor's note: This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the application period and payment rates for direct producer financial assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).

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The USDA’s May World Ag Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report raised forecasts for both 2020 milk production and the all-milk price, but only slightly.

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