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Dairy Forum panel debates the future of milk pricing

Panelists representing the producer and processor sides of the industry debated the merits of the current federal milk pricing system during the International Dairy Foods Association’s (IDFA) 2015 Dairy Forum.


USDA proposes changes to day care meals and snacks

Fluid milk would continue to be a required component of all Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) meals and option for snacks, and yogurt and cheese would continue as meat alternates for both meals and snacks.


DHM Numbers: Dairy cow slaughter surges

With milk prices heading lower – and beef prices remaining high – there's been a resurgence of dairy cow culling. With weekly estimates (see below), U.S. dairy cull cow slaughter for the weeks ending Jan. 10 and Jan. 17 totaled 130,000 head, the highest two-week total dating back to March of 2013.


The WMMB Link: New Beginnings

While 2014 was a good year for many of us, as well as the Wisconsin dairy industry, now’s the time to look forward to a new year and fresh beginnings.


JBS USA announces significant investment in Utah

JBS USA, a leading processor of fresh and value-added quality beef products in the U.S., announced a $75 million expansion project at its Hyrum, Utah, beef processing complex. The project includes a new state-of-the-art fabrication building, a new cutting-edge ground beef facility and a new distribution center.


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