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Inside the March 2015 issue: California’s Water Situation Worsens in Past Month … DFA Manufacturing/Distributing Imitation Cheese … What’s Dean Foods Up To??? … Dean Foods: 2014 Loss, Little Cash on Hand … February 2014 Class III Price is $15.46; Class IV at $13.82 … Collapse of Cooperative Marketing in Northeast, Mid-East and Southeast … USDA Requests Comments on FMMO Issues … 2014 Mozzarella Output was Dairy’s Shining Star … Good Question: What about “Reblends” and Monthly “All Milk Price”… Several Class Representatives Petition Judge to Replace Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in Northeast Dairy Antitrust Litigation … “The System” is Making Milk Irrelevant … Free Trade Update: China Using Foreign Investment Protections … OIL, Corn & Milk:  Three Commodities with Common Headaches … Roundup Ready: Manure and Mother’s Milk … the Gyphosate Curse … GMOs & Diseases” – A Transformational Presentation by Dr. Warren Porter … Clear Horizons Controversy Continues amid County’s Warning, Town’s Settlement … DMI’s Outlandish Executives’ Compensations Varied Dramatically Under IRS Reporting Rules … Scenic Central Annual Meeting: Growth in 2014 … Dairy Commodity Scene: Milk Powder Prices Weaken … Empire Specialty Cheese Misses Another Plant Start-Up Date … NJ Health Dep’t Slaps Empire Specialty Cheese … Summary of comments to Scenic Central Milk Producers Annual meeting ... and much more!


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