This week in DairyBusiness Update: Feb. 4, 2013Print
This week in DairyBusiness Update:
1) IDFA Dairy Forum: International Dairy Foods Association CEO & president Connie Tipton said old federal policies – and potentially new ones – are stifling dairy innovation and growth.
2) More MILC details: USDA’s Farm Service Agency set the ‘start month relief period’ for Feb. 1-28, and will initiate payments on Feb. 5; latest FY ’13 payment projections updated.
3) Trends: January federal order prices are lower; cull cow prices are up, but replacement cow prices are down a little.
4) Industry: “Greek” may be coming to schools (it’s yogurt this time).
5) Washington: Immigration reform and farm bill talks show signs of life in Congress.
And, next Wednesday in DairyBusiness Weekly:
Coming Wednesday in DairyBusiness Weekly, our digital-only magazine:
1) Counting cows & heifers: USDA releases semi-annual inventory report
2) DairyBusiness Radio: Some California dairy producers are giving up on the state, looking toward federal order
3) On the Edge of Common Sense: Baxter Black asks, “Sustainable Farming?”
4) California Holstein Convention review
5) Marketing: Fundamentals can confuse, so prepare for anything
6) Accelerated hosts first ‘Cooperatives Initiatives’
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