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FarmFirst Dairy Co-op applauds Section 179 extension

FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative applauded Congress for passing legislation extending the tax provision known as Section 179. This extension was expected to be signed into law by President Obama this week.


VIDEO: Finland’s largest dairy farm Finnmilk opens using an automatic rotary

Today, Finland’s largest dairy farm Finnmilk, with 600 cows, opens its doors to the public as it starts milk production with the DeLaval AMR™ (Automated Milking Rotary).

Finnmilk  was established in 2013. The shareholders are Ari Teppo, Katja & Juhani Korkiamäki and Petter Sandelin. They have experience with robotic milking since 2003 when they installed several DeLaval VMS™. Their milk yield is high with an average of over 10 000 kg.


Dairy markets: Class III plummet continues

The Class III futures plummet continues for most of 2015. While nearby months turned positive amid stability in spot pricing, deferred (August and September 2015) contracts posted the steepest losses in yesterday’s session.


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