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Inside the February 2015 issue: Butter & Nonfat Dry Milk Prices Rebound Slightly … Early Feb. Ca’s Snowpack Water Content Extremely Low … Unexpected, Late January Surge Propels CME Butter & Grade A Nonfat Prices ... January Class II Price: $16.18/cwt; Class IV at $13.23/cwt … Several Plaintiffs Disavow Proposed Northeast Antitrust Settlement at Jan. 29 Hearing … 2005 Events Showed DFA/DMS’ Dirty Milk-Testing Games … Three Dairy Cooperatives Petition for California Federal Milk Order … DMI & MilkPEP Blowing Smoke on “Get Real” Initiative … DMI CEO’s ’13 Compensation Jumped 37.7%  … Fonterra Misses Deadline for Renewing U.S. Cheese Import Licenses … Too Much Manure Is a Pollutant: Federal Judge Rules Against WA Dairy … Un-Clear Horizons: Manure Digester Mess Lingers as Officials Weigh Options … Is Walmart Kicking Dean Foods’ Tires??? … Tim Joseph (Maple Hill Creamery CEO) Explains Company Mission … Almonds Symbolize California’s Demand on Scarce Water Resources … Questions & Answers: Tim Joseph – Maple Hill Creamery … A2 Milk: Golden Opportunity for Dairy … U.S. Imported Butter in 2014 from 9 Nations with Foot-and-Mouth Disease Problems … Wisconsin Farmers’ Union Rejects “Organic Check-off” … Weekly Dairy Cow laughter Totals Edging above Last Year’s Pace … On the farm, don’t let low prices spook you … Why not address farm milk over-production??? … 2/4/15: California Reservoirs at 67% of Normal Seasonal Capacity, Water Content of Mountains’ Snowpack near All-Time, Historic Low … China – Milk Powder Imports & U.S. vs. International Prices ... and much more!


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