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Inside the August 2018 Issue (Issue No. 469): The Story of the Month: Trade Wars? Dairy Commodity Prices Rebounding (p. 1) . . . Other Stories: Weather Events Stressing Dairy Cows & Crops (p. 1) . . . Minus $2.22/Cwt! MMPA Drains Members’ June ’18 PPDs (p. 2) . . . Salmonella Forces AMPI Whey Recall (p. 2) . . . July ’18 Class III Price Drops $1.11/Cwt. (p. 2) . . . $12 Billion in Gov’t Payments to Farmers Hurt by Trade Wars (p. 3) . . . Dean Foods Posts $41 Mil. Q2 Loss (p. 3) . . . F.A.R.M. Scrutinizing Tie-Stall & Stanchion Barns + Worker Conditions (p. 3) . . . WI Ag Dep.t Investigating Off-Grade Cheese Fraud (p. 3) . . . Long-Running Milk Powder Lawsuit Settles: $40 Million (p. 4) . . . FDA Foot-Dragging on Enforcing Standard Dairy Definitions (p. 5) . . . Ohio Dairy Promoters: Win Some, Lose Some (p. 5) . . . Farm Bureau: “Dairy Revenue Insurance Plan” Available in Fall (p. 6) . . . How Many Gov’t Subsidies Needed To Offset Failed Pricing/Marketing/Trade? (p. 6) . . . DFA Looking at Fluid Milk Plant in Eastern Pennsylvania (p. 6) . . . Wisconsin Farmer’s Hotline Calls Rise Dramatically (p. 7) . . . The Cornucopia Institute Details “Industrialization of Organic Dairy” (p. 7) . . . DFA Targets Oneida-Madison Co-op in Central New York (p. 7): . . . Accurate Labels Act: Anoher Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing? (p. 8) . . . Dairy Commodities Regain Most of June’s Price Erosion (p. 9) . . . Dairy Livestock Prices Declining (p. 10) . . . Milk-pricing: a game of “keep-away” (p. 11) . . . Gov’t “base” or “quota” program – wrong solution (p. 11) . . . Side by Side in the Dairy Case: 2 Gallons, $1.90 Difference (p. 12) . . . Soy/Coconut/Almond/Cashew “Milks” in Giant-Eagle “June Dairy Month” Ads (p. 12) . . . SUBSCRIBE and Keep Informed About the Dairy Industry!

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"STORY OF THE MONTH" •  August 2018 (Issue 469):

Trade Wars?  Dairy Commodity Prices Rebounding (p. 1)

Pete Hardin's March 30, 2017

Dairy Town Meetings Stream Live or Downloadable:
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Amended Milk Powder Lawsuit Alleges Fraudulent Criminal Activities by DairyAmerica
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Amended Milk Powder Complaint - 02/10/2017

Help Stop Beef Imports from Foot-And-Mouth Infected Countries

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