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Inside the October 2014 issue: Milk Prices About to Tumble from All-Time Peaks … Almost Everything Going Wrong for U.S. Corn Producers … Dairy Producers: Strategize Financial Transition from 2014 to 2015 … Dairy Farmers face HUGE 2014 Income Tax Obligations Unless Congress Boosts Section 179 Elected Depreciation … Sept 2014 Class III Price $24.60/Class IV Price $22.58 … Analyzing August 2014 U.S. dairy Protein Powder Output/Inventories … Signing Up for Dairy Margin Protection Program Looks Wise … Warming to Dairy Producers: “Cheap” DDGs Pose Sulfur Toxicity Health Problems to Cows …. Vilsack Morning to Impose New Tax for Second Beef Promotion Program … 2014 Corn Harvest: Crop Significantly Behind on Normal Maturity … Retail Sales Data Track Chobani Yogurt’s Rise & Fall … Wilson Dairy’s “Generation 3” Barley Sprouting System … Question & Answer Interview with Ken Wilson … Past Century’s Agricultural Depressions Stoked by Export Fever … Bad Idea: Forcing Dairy Producers into “FARM” … Organic Valley’s Lawyer Takes the Helm at the OTA … Recent Study Suggests Artificial Sweeteners Alter Body’s Metabolism … Cheese & Butter Prices Ease Back, But Demand Still Solid … Northeast Chaos: Fluid Milk Sales and Yogurt Output Sharply Decline … Southeast Milk Litigation: Where is Dean Payment #3? … Is China “Gaming” U.S. Grain/Dairy Pricing Systems??? … Who’ll feed the refugees?  What? … “Tote” Label Tracks Milkfat/Salt Concoction from NZ’s Fonterra to Kraft Foods … “Understanding Dairy Markets” – An Online Gold Mine of Dairy Data … and much more!


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