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Inside the May 2016 Issue: Story of the Month Dairy: “The New York State Dairy Farm Bankruptcy Octopus” . . . Gushing Red Ink & Eroding Assets’ Values (p. 1) . . . Empire Specialty Cheese Pollutes Tributary of Chatauqua Lake (p. 2) . . . WMMB’s James Robson Resigns (p. 2) . . . USDA Cancels July 2016 Cattle Report (p. 2) . . . April 2016 Class III Price $13.63 . . . 15 Months of Organic, Grass-Based Progress (p. 3) . . . Wisconsin Dairy Woman Aims for the House (of Representatives) (p. 4) . . . R-CALF USA’s Bill Bullard: Questions & Answers (p. 5) . . . “The New York State Dairy Farm Bankruptcy Octopus” (p. 6-7) . . . DFA’s 2015 Audit Features Debt, Nebulous Assets & (Big Negatives) (p. 8) . . . DairiConcepts: Bargain or White Elephant??? (p. 8) . . . Butter Prices Holding, Cheddar Tumbles & Milk Powder Up Slightly (p. 9) . . . Open Heifer & Baby Calf Prices Mostly Stable, But … (p. 10) . . . Too much “New York” stuff??? (p. 11) . . . Let’s think about honest solutions (p. 11) . . . Hot, Dry Summer Likely for Central U.S. (p. 12) . . . and much more!

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Story of the Month - May 2016:
“The New York State Dairy Farm Bankruptcy Octopus”



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