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Inside the October 2017 Issue (Issue No. 459): STORIES OF THE MONTH (CLICK BELOW): "CME Butter Prices Fall, Counte to Solid Supply/Demand Metrics” . . . “Elanco Hopes to Find Buyer for Posilac – Controversial Milk-Stimulating Biotech Hormone” . . . “Total 2017 Dumpage in FMMOs #1 and #33 Equaled a Line of Gallon Jugs 1,810 Miles Long” . . . OTHER STORY SUMMARIES: JBS’ Top Executives Arrested in Brazil, Their “Old Man” Takes the Helm (p. 2) . . . Kraft-Heinz Retracts 90-Day Milk Payments Demand (p. 2) . . . Inreased Reports of Embargoed, Imported “Organic” Grain (p. 2) . . . Sept. Manufacturing Class Prices All Decline (p. 2) . . . Grassland Dairy Products Cuts All Premiums, Hauling Subsidies to Producers (p. 3) . . . Minimal August ’17 Milk Dumpage in FMMOs 1 & 33 (p. 3) . . . Embarrassed USDA Releases 3 Years of Dairy Promotion Audits (p. 3) . . . USDA Dismisses Complaint Filed Against Aurora Organic Dairy (p. 4) . . . Agri-Mark Will Hit Selected Members with “Stop Charge” Hikes to $50!!! (p. 4) . . . FBI Pulled into Latest Agri-Mark Embezzlement Case (p. 4) . . . DFA Continues Bullying Small NY Co-ops (p. 5) . . . American Dairy Coalition Aims for Guest Worker Legislation (p. 5) . . . Canadian Gov’t Funding $350 Mil. to Upgrade Canadian Dairy Farms & Processors (p. 6) . . . Dicamba Dilemma Rages On: 2 Million U.S. Soybean cres Impacated (p. 7) . . . Dioecious Reproduction: Purdue University Agronomists Get Involved (p. 7) . . . MI Dairy Farm Couple Pleads Guilty to Undocumented Help Schemes (p. 8) . . . Rye Cover Crop Can Reduce Corn Belt’s “Dead Zone” Impact (p. 8) . . . Dairy Commodities: Most Dairy Livestock Prices Flat to Lower (p. 10) . . . U.S. Livestock Truckers Worry About New Federal Electronic Log Book Rules (p. 10) . . . Wrong for the wrong reasons??? (p. 11) . . . WI Twp. mega-dairy invokes the Almighty (p. 11) . . . Power Point Panels from World Dairy Expo Presentation (p. 12) . . . Order 33 Milk Hauling Goofy: IL to MI to WI; MI to WI (p. 12) . . . And Much, Much More . . . . . . Subscribe and Get MORE!!! . . .

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“CME Butter Prices Fall, Counte to Solid Supply/Demand Metrics”
“Elanco Hopes to Find Buyer for Posilac – Controversial Milk-Stimulating Biotech Hormone”
“Total 2017 Dumpage in FMMOs #1 and #33 Equaled a Line of Gallon Jugs 1,810 Miles Long”

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