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Inside the November 2019 Issue (Issue No. 484): Stories of the Month: Dairy Crisis Shifting Milk Prices to Feed Supplies/Quality (p. 1): A “Story of the Month” selection. . . . Barrel Cheddar Prices Spike at CME, Eclipsing 40-lb. Blocks (p. 1): Another “Story of the Month.” . . . DATCP Explains Complaint about Adulterated Cheese (p. 2): Another “Story of the Month.” . . . Greg Schlafer: Foremost Farms’ New CEO/President; 2019’s First-Half Losses Reported at $19.7 Million (p. 3): Another “Story of the Month.” . . . October ’19 Class III Price Hits $18.72/Cwt. (p, 3): Another “Story of the Month.” . . . Attorneys Tackle Possible Class Action Lawsuit Against Robotic Milker Systems (p. 4): . . . “Stop QIP” Effort in California Gaining Steam (p. 4): . . . Speaker: “Meatless Mondays” & Going Vegan Won’t Save the Planet (p. 5): . . . UW-Madison CDR Project Costs Now DOUBLE Original Estimates (p. 5): . . . Dr. Robert Cropp Offers Positive Dairy Outlook for 2020 (p. 6-7): . . . “Out Months’” Don’t Reflect Tight 2020 Dairy Supply-Demand (p. 7): . . . Republicans Fire WI Ag Secretary; CAFO-Siting Politics Heat Up (p. 8): . . . Industrial Hemp Woes in Wisconsin: THC Content? Markets? (p. 9): . . . Dairy Livestock Prices Generally Flat or Down (p. 10): . . . Battle Over “Fake” Meats Rages On … (p. 10): . . . CME: Barrel Cheddar Prices Zoom Up; Solid Gains for NFDM (p. 10): . . . Dean Foods: Few, if any, good options (p. 11): . . . MMPA Swipes $1.99/cwt. from Sept. ’19 PPDs (p. 11): . . . PFAS Mangle Maine Dairy Farmer’s Present … and Future(p. 12): . . . SUBSCRIBE and Keep Informed About the Dairy Industry!

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Stories of the Month - November 2019:

Dairy Crisis Shifting Milk Prices to Feed Supplies/Quality (p. 1):  One of our “Stories of the Month.”
Barrel Cheddar Prices Spike at CME, Eclipsing 40-lb. Blocks (p. 1):  Another “Story of the Month.”
DATCP Explains Complaint about Adulterated Cheese (p. 2): Another “Story of the Month.”

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