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Inside the July 2016 Issue: DFA/DMS Dictated Local Co-op to Deduct NY Farm Family $167,490 in “New Member” Marketing Fees Over Past Year (p. 6-7) . . . Improving Dairy Commodity Prices (p. 1) . . . Cornell: LED Lighting Degrades Milk Quality in Dairy Case (p. 1) . . . EU’s Farm Milk Gains Slowing Down (p. 2) . . . May ’16 Dumpage Huge in Northeast & Mid-East (p. 2) . . . Northeast Antitrust Case Lawyers’ Moo-la Chopped (p. 2) . . . Bounce-Back Starts: June Clas III +$.46/cwt., Class IV +$.68/cwt. (p. 2) . . . China Restricting Infant Formula Brands Competition by 2017 (p. 3) . . . Demand Tightens Global Protein Complex, Boosting Prices (p. 3) . . . Some Dairy Producers Hiring Hispanics Face Ballot Dilemma (p. 3) . . . Decades of False Charges vs. Animal Fats (Like Butter) Finally Disproved (p. 4-5) . . . Cornell Extension Dean Told Agents to Pull Their Punches … (p. 4) . . . Some Definitions Related to Animal Fats vs. Vegetable Oils (p. 5) . . . DFA/DMS Dictated Local Co-op to Deduct NY Farm Family $167,490 in “New Member” Marketing Fees Over Past Year (p. 6-7) . . . Stray Voltage Remedy Restores Grinde’s Herd’s Health & Milk Production (p. 8) . . . Strong Barrel Cheddar Demand Boosts Block Prices, Buter Prices Also Up (p. 9) . . . GMO Foods’ Labeling Bill Headed for Senate Showdown (p. 10) . . . The Northeast “Dumped Milk” rip-off (p. 11) . . . Dairy Livestock Jerseys, Short-breds & Breeding Age Heifers holdindg value (p. 11) . . . Northeast & Michigan Facing Very Dry Conditions in Early Summer (p. 12) . . . And Much More! . . .

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Story of the Month - July 2016:
DFA/DMS Dictated Local Co-op to Deduct NY Farm Family $167,490 in “New Member” Marketing Fees Over Past Year



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