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Inside the August 2016 Issue: Feature Story of the Month: Weather Events/Posilac Bans: 2017 Looking Like a Better Year (p. 1) . . . USDA Finalizing Brazilian Beef Imports (p. 1) . . . Northeast Dumps 41 Mil. Lbs., Mid-East “Only” Dumps 6.6 Mil Lbs. (p. 2) . . . USDA’s May/June ’16 DMPP Margin Calculation Drops Below $6.00/cwt. (p. 2) . . . July Class III Price at $15.24/Cwt., Class IV at $14.84 (p. 2) . . . Brazil Beef Imports: What’s the BIG DEAL??? (p. 3) . . . NYC’s Elmhurst Dairy to Halt Fluid Milk Processing (p. 4) . . . Senators Introduce Ag Check-off Reform Act (p. 4) . . . More Dairy Marketers in Wisconsin Declaring “rbGH-Free” (p. 5) . . . F.A.R.M. Program Enforcement Getting Ugly (p. 6) . . . Wal-Mart’s Fort Wayne Fluid Milk Plant: 14-15 Months and & Ticking (p. 7) . . . Swiss Valley Farms Won’t Revolve Old Equity (p. 7) . . . NYS Solar Panel Water Heaters: Boon or Boondoggle? (p. 8) . . . GMO Labeling Bill Becomes Federal Law (p. 9) . . . Survey: 59% of Shoppers Won’t Use Scanners to Look for GMO Food Ingredients (p. 9) . . . Sales of Whole Milks & Organic Milk Climbing Nicely in 2016 (p. 10) . . . Northeast Dairy Farmers BEWARE: Solar Panel Projects’ Contracts Imperil Mineral Rights!!! (p. 11) . . . USDA Rates Corn Belt, Plains & Upper Midwest Crops in Great Shape (p. 11) . . . Danone + WhiteWave Would Dominate Organic Yogurt Market (p. 12) . . . CME Cheddar Price Increases Cause Some Confusion (p. 13) . . . Dairy Livestock Market Situation Hard to Predict (p. 14) . . . DFA to Reduce Northeast Producers’ Premiums (p. 14) . . . Analyst Applauds DFA’s Ability to Deduct from Milk Checks! (p. 14) . . . More Processors Banning Posilac, Best Thing for U.S. Dairy Farmers! (p. 15) . . . Followup to July Story on Loren & Debbie Zehr (p. 15) . . . Holstein Bull Calf Prices Reflect Shattered Idol (p. 16) . . . And Much More!!! . . . Subscribe and Get MORE!!! . . .

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Story of the Month - August 2016 (Issue 445):
Weather Events/Posilac Bans:
2017 Looking Like a Better Year (p. 1)


 

 

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