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Inside the July 2014 issue: Whiplash?  Chinese Back Off Dairy Imports; May Sell Grain … U.S. Butter Inventories Light, Prices Shrink Exports … Butter Basking in “Good News” Amid Rising Prices and Scarce Inventories … Tracking Butter Imports in 2014 … Chobani Yogurt’s Cost Per Ounce Climbs 30% in 2014’s First Half … Bilateral Investment Treaty with China Should Raise Red Flags in U.S. … DFA/DMS Settle Northeast Antitrust Case: $50 Million … Arkansas Co-op Goes Belly-Up … Molasses Motivates Microbes … the Soil-Friendly Kind … Midwest Crop Picture Might Brighter than Last Year’s – Except in Minnesota …  … and much more!


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