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Inside the August 2019 Issue (Issue No. 481): Stories of the Month: Global & U.S. Milk Production Will Feel Weather’s Impact (p. 1) . . . Trade War Escalates; China Halts Imports of U.S. Farm Products (p. 1) . . . Our Other Stories: . . . Global & U.S. Milk Production Will Feel Weather’s Impact (p. 1) . . . Trade War Escalates; China Halts Imports of U.S. Farm Products (p. 1) . . . Aug. Dairy Marketing Doldrums Will Give Way to Sept. Craziness (p. 2) . . . Signup Begins for Trade Mitigation Payments (p. 3) . . . July Class III Price Jumps $1.28 – to $17.55/Cwt. (p. 3) . . . California Co-ops Funding Review of Quota Implementation Program (QIP) . . . Dean Foods: New CEO, Bad Q2 Results (p. 4) . . . St. Albans Co-op Members OK DFA Merger (p. 5) . . . Latest Foolishness – DFA’s 50/50 Dairy/Plant Beverage – Exposed in Farmshine (p. 5) . . . DFA’s “50/50” Almond Milk and Oat Milk are NOT Class I Products (p. 5) . . . Conventional & Organic CAFOs Giving Dairy Producers a Black Eye (p. 7) . . . Sassy Cow’s Organic Status in Jeopardy (p. 7) . . . USDA’s Ibach & Purdue Hurting Organic! (p. 7) . . . WI Towns Safeguarding Water Find Uniform Frustration Under State Law (p. 8) . . . Emory University Probes Drug, Growth Hormone Residues in Milk (p. 8) . . . Dairy Livestock Markets Flat at Best (p. 9) . . . These Dairymen VERY Unhappy with Dairy Revenue Protection (p. 9) . . . Dairy Commodities: Cheddar Stronger, Butter Declines, NFDM Weaker (p. 10) . . . Strategies for our future soil and food sustainability (p. 11) . . . DFA, DMI & ‘half-crap” milk/plant beverages (p. 11) . . . Long Range Forecast: Cornell Climatologist Comments (p. 12) . . . . . . SUBSCRIBE and Keep Informed About the Dairy Industry!

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Stories of the Month - August 2019:

Global & U.S. Milk Production Will Feel Weather’s Impact (p. 1):  One of our “Stories of the Month.”

Trade War Escalates; China Halts Imports of U.S. Farm Products (p. 1): Another “Story of the Month.”

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