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Low milk prices affect struggling dairy farms in the Valley

Low milk prices affect struggling dairy farms in the Valley

Many local dairy farms have been forced out of business in recent years.

By: Monica Casey

Source: WHSV



An original Wisconsin cheese made in Oconomowoc

With the push to get corn harvested behind them and machinery put away for the winter, John and Kim Koepke are in the midst of the final year end push at Koepke Family Farms – cheese gift boxes.

By: Carol Spaeth-Bauer

Source: Wisconsin State Farmer



Pilot program seeking dairy farmers

Barriers to employment can be as straightforward as lacking access to transportation or childcare.
A new partnership hopes to make it easier for Manitoba milk producers to hire locally.

By: Shannon VanRaes

Source: Manitoba Co-operator


Wally Smith joins Bothwell Cheese as its new Executive Vice President (CNW Group/Bothwell Cheese)

Former Dairy Farmers of Canada President Appointed to Executive Team at Bothwell Cheese

Bothwell Cheese today proudly announced the appointment of former President of Dairy Farmers of Canada, Mr. Wally Smith as its new Executive Vice President. Mr Smith has been an active leader in the Canadian dairy industry since becoming a full-time dairy farmer in 1985.

By: Bothwell Cheese

Source: PR Newswire



Basin Plan water target has disastrous consequences for dairy farmers

WHEN Murray Darling Basin ministers meet in ­Albury on Tuesday next week farmers and communities will be expecting better than yet another round of political grandstanding and demands.


Source: The Weekly Times



Canterbury dairy farmers’ spending paying off

Canterbury dairy farmers are putting money where where their mouths are and playing their part in helping to improve water quality, says Canterbury dairy leader Tom Mason.

By: Nigel Malthus

Source: RuralNewsGroup



BJP banks on flood relief and dairy farmers

The 93 seats going to polls in the second phase of Gujarat elections include Mehsana, the hotbed of the Patidar agitation in the northern part of the state and the tribal belt where Congress has been traditionally strong. However, BJP hopes relief work done during floods in the north, better prices given for dairy farmers and smaller groups of OBCs will help it secure majority of seats.

By: Rakesh Mohan Chaturvedi

Source: ET



Double-digit drop in US dairy exports ‘not a crisis,’ says USDEC VP

“It’s not a crisis for us, but we’re not making up ground or stealing market share,”​ VP of communications and market analysis at USDEC, Alan Levitt, told DairyReporter.

By: Mary Ellen Shoup

Source: DairyReporter