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A federal judge is putting a freeze on a state order that would have generated higher payments to Pennsylvania dairy farmers.

The Patriot-News of Harrisburg reported on its Web site Monday that U.S. Middle District Judge William W. Caldwell issued a preliminary injunction on the higher premium payments for out-of-state milk sold in Pennsylvania.

The paper says about $6 million in annual payments is at issue.

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Joseta Halbur
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Dairy Sanitation Division Manager

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Following two days of herdsman training in English, the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) offered a similar training. This time, however, it was taught exclusively in Spanish by Oscar Duarte, DVM and Humberto Rivera, DVM.

Around 40 dairy employees gathered on Sept. 16 at the University of Wisconsin Arlington Research Farm to better their herdsman skills.

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More than 90 dairy producers and farm employees gathered to focus on animal care, animal handling, cow protocols and reproduction at the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Herdsman Training: Focusing on Cow-Side Care. The one-day training course was held in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, on Sept. 14 and in Madison, Wisconsin, on Sept. 15.

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