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Inside the May 2022 Issue (Issue No. 514): Stories of the Month: Shanghai Port Constipation May Need year to Unravel, If and When (Story of the Month - p. 3) and DFA's 2021 Financial Report: (Mostly) More of the Same Old "Stuff" (Story of the Month - p.3) . . . Global Grain Chaos Threatens Famine; Late Planting & Drought Challenge U.S. (p. 1) . . . U.S. Dairy Industry Adrift in Uncharted Waters (p. 1) . . . Borden-Select Closing Chemung, IL Plant on July 9 (p. 2) . . . Spring Peak! All April Manufacturing Milk Chasses Climb (p. 2) . . . Shanghai Port Constipation May Need Year to Unravel, IF and WHEN … (p. 3) . . . DFA’s 2021 Financial Report: (Mostly) More of the Same Old “Stuff (p. 3) . . . Moody’s: DFA Members Milk Checks Subordinate to Debt; Preferred Equity Securities: are 50% det/50% Asset (p. 3) . . . Can Milk Proteins Help Fight Covid-19? (p. 4) . . . Late April Sea Surface Temperatures Mean Worse Heat/Drought for Western U.S. (p. 5) . . . ADPI/ABI Joint Convention Offered Wealth of Critical Dairy Info (p. 6) . . . Some WI Cheese Plants De-pooling Class III Milk to Lower From Milk Costs (p. 8) . . . Dairy Livestock Prices Strong at MI, OH Auctions (p. 8) . . . USDA’s ’21 Mailbox Price Data Proves SW Class Action Complaints (p. 8) . . . Dairy Commodity Prices Start Backsliding, Amid Global Shipping Crisis (p. 9) . . . FMMOs future … deregulate manufacturing milk? (p. 10) . . . Closer Look at DFA’s Financial Report (p. 10) . . . $55 Million Class Action Settlement vs. Failed DeLaval Robotic Milkers (p. 11) . . . Resource Scarcity: Troubling New Reality for Agriculture (p. 11): . . . “MOVE OVER BUTTER” – Multiple Violations of Wisconsin Law (p. 12) . . . Southeast Milk Declines in ’21 Presage Regional Scarcity (p. 12) . . . SUBSCRIBE and Keep Informed About the Dairy Industry! . . . We are now offering an electronic email version of The Milkweed . . .

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Stories of the Month - April 2022 - Issue 513: (click on the blue headling below)

Shanghai Port Constipation May Need Year to Unravel, IF and When 


DFA's 2021 Financial Report: (Mostly) More of the Same Old "Stuff"

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