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Inside the March 2019 Issue (Issue No. 476): Stories of the Month: Dean Foods – Nation’s Biggest Fluid Processor – in Financial Meltdown AND Failing Operations & Pensions: Big Obstacles to Selling Dean Foods (p. 3) - Click below for the full story . . . Strategies for Dairy Producers in 2019 (p. 1): . . . Agriculture/Food Issues Prominent in Slow-Moving Trade Talks (p. 2) . . . Poor Earnings, Big Write-Down Torpedoes Kraft/Heinz’ Stock (p. 2) . . . Feb. ’19 Class III Price Down Slightly to $13.89/Cwt. (p. 2) . . . Failing Operations & Pensions: Big Obstacles to Selling Dean Foods (p. 3) . . . Why Did Wisconsin’s Cheese Output Nose-Dive in December? (p. 4) . . . Best Guesses: Looking Ahead to 2019 (p. 4) . . . Livestock Manure, Farming Practices Accountable in WI Water Pollution Study (p. 5) . . . Perfect Day and Memphis Meats: Ghots of “Pink Slime” Past? (p. 5) . . . Latest USDA Dairy Products Report: Excellent 2018 Summary (p. 7) . . . USDA and NOP Doing “To” Farmes instead of Doing “For” Farmers (p. 8) . . . Glyphosate Residues: “Gift” Keeps on Giving (p. 8) . . . Michigan Dairy Livestock Prices Improving (p. 9) . . . Cheddar and Nonfat Milk Prices Down Slightly, Butter Up a Bit (p. 10): . . . Strategy for Countering “Fake Meat” and “Fake Milk” (p. 11) . . . Sherry Bunting’s Amazing Investigation of GENYOUth (p. 11) . . . Middlebury, Indiana Cheese Plant Reflects MMPA’s Incompetence (p. 12) . . . DairyAmerica Legal Case in Home Stretch (p. 12) . . . . . . . . . SUBSCRIBE and Keep Informed About the Dairy Industry!

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"STORIES OF THE MONTH" • MARCH (Issue 476):

Dean Foods – Nation’s Biggest Fluid Processor – in Financial Meltdown     &

 Failing Operations & Pensions: Big Obstacles to Selling Dean Foods




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And Nov. 16 (Lowville)

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