CWT Assists With 2 Million Pounds Of Cheese Export Sales
Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) accepted 13 requests for export assistance from Darigold, Land O’Lakes, and Dairy Farmers of America to sell a total of 894 metric tons (1.971 million pounds) of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese to customers in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. The product will be delivered December 2010 through June 2011, with 80% to be delivered by March 2011.

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Selecting From Cattle Genetic Improvement Options
The operation of a dairy farm business has many facets and each facet must be managed well if the business is to be successful.

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University Of Wisconsin Extension Hosts Meetings For Dairy Cow Housing
The Wisconsin Agriculturist reports the University of Wisconsin Extension will host workshops highlighting new ideas and practices used in dairy facility designs.

The workshops on December 16th and 17th will keep dairy producers updated on the changing facility designs. Workshops include concepts for new buildings and advice to improve productivity and cow comfort in existing structures.

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Milk Prices By U.S. & State Increase Nationally & In Each State

November milk prices improve slightly, up $0.60 per cwt to $18.30. The increase lifts milk prices to a new high for the year and remains above the 27-month average. Milk prices have steadily increased for six months in a row, improving by $3.70 since May.

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