The Milkweed
Dairy’s best information and insights
P.O. Box 10, Brooklyn, WI 53521 · (608) 455-2400      © 2002 - 2015 The Milkweed  all rights reserved

Inside the May 2018 Issue (Issue No. 466): “STORY OF THE MONTH”: PowerPoint Panels from ADPI/ABI Meeting . . . Other Dairy Headlines: Will U.S. Trade Threats Bear Fruit or Backfire? (p. 1): . . . All Dairy Commodity Prices Rising, Farm Milk Price Improvements to Follow (p. 1): . . . Suspicious Organic Corn on the Way to the U.K. (p. 2): ): . . . Recent NMDM Price Boosts Welcome, But Skeptics Remain (p. 3:) . . . USDA Lowers 2/28/18 MFDM by 8% (p. 3): . . . UW-Madison CDR Project Finally Ok’ed (p. 3): . . . The New York State Dairy Farm Crisis (p. 4): . . . Giving the MPP-Dairy Another Change for 2018 (p. 5): . . . Gillibrand Proposes a $23.34 Milk-Floor Price (p. 5): . . . Is the Corn/Soy Non-Rotation Losing its Grip? (p. 6): . . . Late “Grilling Season” Impacts Beef & Overall Meat/Protein Complex (p. 7): . . . R-CALF: DOJ Should Block Nt. Beef Purchase by Brazil’s Marfrig (p. 7): . . . PowerPoint Panels from ADPI/ABI Meeting (pages 8-9): . . . EU: Emerging “Tail-Wagger” for Global Dairy Commodity Prices (p. 10-11): . . . Ntl. Organic Standards Board Reviews Fraud Charges. Solutions? (p12): . . . Young Dairyman Sees Little Hope for Farm Like His, Sells Out (p. 12): . . . Butter, Cheddar & NFDM Prices All Increase (p. 13): . . . Dairy Livestock Values Generally Down (p. 14): . . . NMPF’s CWT: Expensive Export Subsidies … Or Covering Legal Bills? (p.14): . . . Central Equity Milk Co-op adjusting to plant closing (p. 15): . . . WI DNR grants WPDES Permit to Pinnacle Dairy, LLC (p. 15): . . . 2018 Shaping Up as a “Weather Year” (p. 16): . . . . . . SUBSCRIBE and Get AND MUCH MORE!!! . . .

Home Latest Issue Archives Hot Topics Who We Are
Issues in Depth  Hall of Shame Links


Dairy’s Best Publication!
Now Subscribe Online, Click Here

Get smart about Your Milk Price.  Subscribe Today!

"STORY OF THE MONTH" •  MAY 2018 (Issue 466):

PowerPoint Panels from ADPI/ABI Meeting (pages 8 & 9)

Pete Hardin's March 30, 2017

Dairy Town Meetings Stream Live or Downloadable:
Just Click on The Above Headline

Amended Milk Powder Lawsuit Alleges Fraudulent Criminal Activities by DairyAmerica
Just Click on The Above Headline

Amended Milk Powder Complaint - 02/10/2017

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

Latest Northeast Anti-Trust Lawsuit



HOT ISSUES ON THE FRONT BURNER  (click on headlines below):

Recent Dairy Trade Mission to Cuba: Q & A with Bob Wolter
What You Need to Know about Foot-and-Mouth Disease

NZ’s Failed History of Dairy Product Quality

Firm Tried to Sell NZ Glue as MPC in Wisconsin


NZ Dairy Menace Extends Far Beyond Recent Botulism Scandal


NPR: Independent Farmers Feel Squeezed By Milk Cartel

USDA Milk Powder Pricing Fiasco & OIG Report

    More Hot Topics





    The Milkweed reports what’s really happening in the U.S. dairy industry.   
You can’t afford to miss the real news affecting your bottom line!


    Every month for the past 34+ years, The Milkweed has been providing subscribers with facts and insights about events determining prices for dairy commodities and farm milk.  No other dairy paper matches the high-caliber reporting found in     The Milkweed.


    Controversial?  Yes!  You’ll find that this paper names names and backs up its reporting with hard-to-find facts.  Over the years, The Milkweed has documented:

    You’ll read about trends in milk supplies and demand for dairy products, analysis of dairy animal price trends, the weather … and many other factors that influence milk prices and the dairy farmers’ profitability. 


    The Milkweed is written for the dairy farmer and other interested persons in the dairy industry.  This paper is now in its 34th year of continuous publication, and counts about 6,000 subscribers.                                                                                               

No advertising revenue influences this publication.


    Get smart about your milk price. Put dairy’s best publication to work for you. Subscribe today.






Home | Subscribe Now! | Current  Issue | The Milkweed Archives | Hot Topics | Who We Are | Issues In Depth | Hall of Shame | Links | Contact Us