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Inside the April 2014 issue: Dairy Commodities Tumble from Earlier, Too-High Peaks … Jan-Feb. ’14 U.S. MPC Exports Top Imports … Resolution of March 2014 Class III “Futures” – Big Pain or Big Gain??? … March 2014 Class III at $23.33/Cwt., While Class IV at $23.66/Cwt ... Huge Jump for Jan.-Feb. 2014 U.S. Dairy Exports … Beat THAT!  $1.33/lb. Live Weight Paid at Auction for Cull Dairy Cow … Ex-Wife’s Court documents Tarring Chobani Yogurt Founder’s Image … Astronomical 2012 Salaries for Dairy Mgmt. Inc.’s Top Executives … USDA: Interferon’s Key to Immediate Immune Defense Against FMD … Fight Winter Energy Shortage with Early Energy Peak … What Caused Weird Winter Weather?  What to Do Crop-wise? … Russian Dairy Plant Workers’ Video Catches Bathing in Cheese Vat … U.S. Dairy Industry Fighting Self-Inflected Injury as GI Battle Heats Up … European Cheese Name Fight Rooted in U.S. Dairy Import Assessment … Cheese Name Q&A with Bel Gioioso’s Errico Auricchio … NMPF’s “REAL® Seal” User Fees Sparking Complaints … Obama’s Dairy Greenhouse Gas Plan: Methane Digesters “Uber Alles” … DFA “Cleans Up” 2013 Audit … But Still “Lipstick on a Pig” … Jan.-Feb. 2014 Dairy Export Data Reflects Major Destinations Shifts … For 2013, AMPI Recorded $1.8 Bil. In Sales, $7.5 Mil. Earnings … Kill Transatlantic “Free Trade” talks & deprive Europeans’ “Geographical Indicators” forum … Pete Hardin’s comments to USDA Re: regionalization of Brazilian beef imports … Low Reservoirs & Puny Snow Moisture “Lock-In” 2014 California Drought ... and much more!


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