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July 2015 Issue: Widespread Milk Dumping: Are Co-ops Pursuing "Last Man Standing" Strategy? … Inside the June 2015 issue: USDA Approval of Brazilian Beef Imports Coming Soon?? … Too Much Milk: Lose-Lose-Lose for Dairy … May 2015 Class III Price $126.19/Cwt. – Class IV $13.91 … Despite Low Milk Prices, Dairy Livestock Prices Strengthening … Is Today’s Holstein Bull Calf an Idol??? … January-April 2015 U.S. Butter Imports up 196% vs. 2014 … Avian Flu: Problems Creating Expanding Opportunities for Beef, Dairy … No Response from USDA on Dairy Program Questions … More Free Trae Chickens Coming Home to Roost … What Meteorological Forces Caused Texas Flooding in May? … Uebersetzig’s New Location, Shift to Organics Ensure Next Generation’s Farming Future … 40+ Year Perspective on the New York State Dairy Industry … Northeast Antitrust Case Squabbling Continues, Intervention Sought … Canadian Milk & Poultry Quotas a Political Football … Prices: Butte lips, Block Cheddar Stronger & Powder Still Stinks … DMPP: Farmers on the “givin’ list” … not on the “gittin’ list” … Four more years … “Rex Block” Split Jet Stream: Global Weather Factor Big Difference in U.S. Drought Map: Six Wet Weeks (April 21 to June 2) ... and much more!


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