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Inside the April 2017 Issue (Issue No. 453): Stories of the Month – “New York-it is” (Dairy Producers Losing Markets) Comes to Wisconsin (p. 1) AND China’s Biggeset Dairy’s Stock Plunges by 90! (p. 1) . . . DFA/DMS Will Terminate Remaining “Independent” Producers (p. 2) . . . Sen. Gillibrand Aims for Milk Pricing Reform (p. 2) . . . March Class III Price Drops $1.07 to $15,81/Cwt. (p. 2) . . . JBS Caught in Massive Brazilian Beef Scandal (p. 4) . . . Dairy Chorus Singing “blame Canada’ for Surplus Woes (p. 4) . . . Did Vilsack’s Recent Trip to Mexico Violate Ethics in Government Act??? (p. 5) . . . Stonyfield Organic Yogut Sell-Off: Antitrust Anomaly! (p. 5) . . . NFDM Price-Fixing Lawsuit Update (p. 5) . . . Nelson-Jameson: Delivering Value & Serving Dairy & Food Industries (p. 6-7) . . . U.S. Senators Propose 120-day Ban on Brazilian Beef Imports (p. 7) . . . “Munchkin Grass Fed” Infant Formulas to Debut in U.S. (p. 7) . . . Foods Made with Special Whey Protein help PKU Sufferers (p. 8-9) . . . Whey Protein (GMP) May Helpwith Weight Loss, Osteoporosis (p. 8) . . . Growing First-Half Sales & Profits for The a@ Milk Company (p. 9) . . . Midwestern Farm Credit Merger Gets Members’ Approval (p. 10) . . . Exports Bridge Gap Between Unfettered Milk Production and Mature U.S. Market (p. 10) . . . Biogas Digesters: Non-Solutions to Dairy’s Methane Misadventures (p. 11) . . . Organic Industry Watchdog Wins Major Antitrust Victory (p. 12) . . . Among Dairy Commodities, Only Butter Maintaining Price Stability (p. 13) . . . Dairy Livestock: Springers, Fresh Cow Prices Down $200-$300 (p. 14) . . . Dow-DuPont Merger Moves Forward After Conditional Approval by EU (p. 14) . . . Time for better ideas for the Farm Bill … (p. 16) . . . Book Review: Hands Off My Food! Focuses on What’s on Our Plates (p. 16) . . . Immigrant Labor Worries Sobering Dairy Industry (p. 16) . . . And Much, Much More . . . . . . Subscribe and Get MORE!!! . . .

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Stories of the Month - April 2017 (Issue 453):
“New York-it is” (Dairy Producers Losing Markets)
Comes to Wisconsin
China’s Biggeset Dairy’s Stock Plunges by 90!
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Amended Milk Powder Lawsuit Alleges Fraudulent Criminal Activities by DairyAmerica
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Help Stop Beef Imports from Foot-And-Mouth Infected Countries

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