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Inside the December 2014 issue: Transitioning from Dairy Producers’ Greatest Year … to Something Less … Export-Heavy West Coast Dairy Cooperatives: Big Inventory Losses, Members’ Checks Assessed … October U.S. Dairy Exports Reflect Lower Values, Tough Competition …U.N. Forced to Cut Syrian Refugees’ Food Aid … November 2014 Class II Price $21.94 – Class IV at $18.21 … Managing Year-End & New Year Dairy Farm Business Decisions … U.S. Milk Powder & Cheese Exports to Mexico Often Price-Sensitive … Dairy Protein Powders Analysis … NMPF’s “FARM” Program Costs California Producers $1,000 Annually … U.S. Dairy Industry Faces Key Global Challenges in 2015 … 2014 Corn Harvest Lags in Wisconsin and Michigan … Cheddar Price Drops, Cheese & Butter Demand & Inventories Good … Judge OKs Northeast Antitrust “Fairness Hearing” for Jan. 29 ... and much more!


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