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Inside the September 2014 issue: Cheese/Butter Remain Seasonally Strong, Milk Powder Sector Collapsing … Beef Imports from FMD-Infected Nations???  Vilsack Endangers U.S. Livestock & Food Supply … Beef from FMD-Infested Argentina After 10/28/14? … August 2014 Class III Price Announced at $22.25, Class IV at $23.89 … Russian Embargo Disrupts Global Trade; U.S. Dairy to Feel Shrapnel … New Russian Banking Sanctions Threaten Swiss Dairy Export Hopes … Chinese Dairy Imports Above 2013, But U.S. Market Share Declining Sharply … Nice Holstein Herd Brings Nice $$$ at Wisconsin On-Farm Auction … DFA Dumping Milk, Reblending Losses from Northeast Members’ Checks … WMP & SMP Exports/Production Way Down … Questions/Answers with AMPI Butter Guru Jim Walsh … Empire Specialty Cheese: See You in September? (No Way) … Good Dairy, Better Dairy … GREAT Dairy! … USDA Proposes Beef Imports from FMD-Infected Argentina as U.S. Cattle Numbers Plummet … Impending Drought?  Le’s Fight Back! … Artisan WI Plant Quits Raw Milk Cheese Output, Due to FDA’s Confusion … R-CALF USA’s Bill Bullard Provides Insights on Critical Issues Facing Cattle Producers … Strange: Butter Prices Soar, Cheese Strong, Powder Prices Nose-Dive … Dairy at the convergence of nutrition, wellness and health … Time to cull a failed USDA Secretary … CA’s H2O Supplies Dire, Entering 3rd Year of “Worst Ever” Drought, 11 Biggest Reservoirs 20.5% of Capacity, Restrictions on Well Drilling… USDA Rolls Out Dairy Margin Protection Program Details  … and much more!


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