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Inside the June 2016 Issue: First Story of the Month: Dairy’s Most Overpaid ‘Supernumerary’ – DMI CEO Tom Gallagher (p. 5) . . . Second Story of the Month: Historic Hardin Farm Listed “For Sale” (p 15) . . . Surplus Milk Chaos in Northeast, Mid-East and Upper Midwest (p. 1) . . . What’s Behind Early June 2016 Cheddar Price Boosts at CME??? (P. 1) . . . Cheeseburger: Symbol of Dairy’s Farm-to-Consumer Price Inequities (p. 1) . . . CDFA Revises 4b (Cheese Milk) Pricing (p. 2) . . . May Class III Price Drops to $12.76/Class IV at $13.09(p. 2) . . . Northeast & Mideast April Dumpage: Huge Increases over 2015’s Totals (p. 3) . . . Grassland Dairy Products Warns Suppliers: No rbGH/rbST Milk or Milk Products as of 1/1/17 (p. 3) . . . Dairy & Food Plants: The Future is in T-E-S-T-I-N-G (p. 4) . . . “Jack-in-the-Box” Hamburger Deaths & Illnesses: U.S. Originally Rejected Contaminated Australian Beef (p. 4) . . . 3 Farm Credit Assns. Talk Merger—Portfolio Value Near $17 Billion (p. 4) . . . Check-Off Groups Want Immunity from Federal Open Records Laws (p. 4) . . . Dairy’s Most Overpaid “Supernumerary” – DMI CEO Tom Gallagaher (p. 5) . . . “Adopt-A-Dairy-Cow” Program – More Milk for the Hungry (p. 6) . . . Mooney & Brown Before House Ag Subcommittee: Considerable Heat But Little Light … (p. 7) . . . Russia’s Putin Wages a Non-Military War Against GMOs (p 7) . . . Three Co-ops Studying Big Michigan Cheese Plant (p. 7) . . . Snowville Creamery Marketing Milk and Yogurt from “100% A2/A2 Tested” Cows (p. 8) . . . Analyzing the Northeast Dairy Antitrust Settlement (p. 9) . . . Explaining the Role of the Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Trustee (p. 9) . . . Kirk Herse’s Battle with “The NY Dairy Farm Bankruptcy Octopus” – Part II (p. 11) . . . Veterinary Feed Directive Will Change Certain Feed Usage (p. 11) . . . R-CALF Group Pushes Cattle Price Drop Inquiry, Opposes TPP (p. 12) . . . Judge OKs Motion for Final Approval of Northeast Antitrust Case (p. 12) . . . Cheese & Butter Prices Surge Despite Plenty of Milk & Inventories (p. 13) . . . Dairy Livestock Situation: Sellers Outnumbering Buyers (p. 14) . . . Amid Chaos, Australian Dairy Producers’ Prices Dramatically Reduced (p. 14) . . . Several Nations Taking Emergency Steps to Aid Dairy Farmers (p. 14) . . . Second Story of the Month: Historic Hardin Farm Listed “For Sale” (p. 15) . . . Kraft Selling Waterlogged “Americano” Singles in Mexico (p. 16) . . . NY Farmer’s Roadside Barn Signs (p. 16) . . . And Much More!! . . .

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Stories of the Month - May 2016:
“Dairy’s Most Overpaid ‘Supernumerary’ – DMI CEO Tom Gallagher”


“Historic Hardin Farm Listed “For Sale”



 

 

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