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Inside the November 2018 Issue (Issue No. 472): Stories of the Month – Uncertainty : U.S. Dairy Industry Facing Confusing Market Signals (p. 1) & Soils Saturated in Eastern Half of U.S. (p. 16). Other Stories for November 2018: . . . Uncertainty : U.S. Dairy Industry Facing Confusing Market Signals (p. 1) . . . DFA Doubles Debt; Adding $1.1 Billion for 2 Acquisitions (p. 1) . . . ADPI Kicks Off Pro-Dairyi Protein Effort for Industry (p. 2) . . . WI Ag Dep’t Shifts “Off-Grade” Cheese Case to Atty. General (p. 2) . . . Oct. 2018 III Price Down $.56, to $15.53/cwt. (p. 2) . . . Sign-Up for Milk Powder Case Claims Announced Soon (p. 3) . . . Beef Demand Keeping Up with Supplies, BUT … (p. 3) . . . DFW Launches Holiday Butter Promotion (p. 3) . . . Dairy Revenue Protection Insurance? Cautionary Comments (p. 4) . . . Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) Found in Wisconsin Dairy Herd (p. 4) . . . Oneida-Madison Co-op Ignoring DFA’s Threats (p. 4) . . . Recent “Irregularities at CME Cash Dairy Trading Question “integrity” (p. 5) . . . Two Wisconsin Cheese Plants Sold: F&A Cheese & Swiss Heritage (p. 5) . . . Unrest in Golden State: Challenge to $1.1 Bil. Quota System.(p. 6) . . . CoBank Report: Shift to Larger Farms Extending Low Farm Milk Price Cycles (p 7) . . . Research Shows Milk Fat Derivative Enhances Infants’ Intellects (p. 8) . . . At South Mountain Creamery, FDA Skims (and Tosses) Common Sense (p. 9) . . . “Pension Closure Expense” of $2.433 million Caused Big Loss for American Dairy Assn. & Dairy Council in Northeast in 2016 (p. 10) . . . Q&A: Blake Waltrip, CEO of The A2 Milk Company U.S. (p. 11) . . . Jersey Assn. & A2 Milk Co. Funding Purdue U. Milk Digestibility Research (p. 11) . . . NMPF Challenges A2 Milk Company’s Label Claims; Matter Now Heading to Federal Trade Commission (p. 11) . . . Nasty Mycotoxins’ Command Performance in 2018 (p. 12) . . . ariffs’ Uncertainty Helps Push CME Cheddar Prices Backwards (p. 13) . . . Dairy Livestock Prices Falling Lower (p. 14) . . . Cranberry Growers Get Supply Control Rule from USDA (p. 14) . . . Steel tariffs: Basis for destructive trade wars (15) . . . NMPF attacks A2 Milk Company’s label claims (p. 15) . . . Soils Saturated in Eastern Half of U.S. (p. 16) . . . . . . SUBSCRIBE and Keep Informed About the Dairy Industry!

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Uncertainty : U.S. Dairy Industry Facing Confusing Market Signals (p. 1)
Soils Saturated in Eastern Half of U.S. (p. 16)

Pete Hardin schedules two dairy speeches in NY:
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And Nov. 16 (Lowville)

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