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    U.S. Dairy Consumption Trends in 9 Charts

    The recent bankruptcies of dairy processors Dean Foods and Borden Dairy highlighted challenges within the dairy industry. Downward trends in dairy consumption, mainly milk, was frequently cited as […]

    February 26, 2020
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    USDA-Nine Percent of Dairies Closed in 2019

    Nearly nine percent of the nation’s dairy farms closed their doors in 2019. The USDA’s latest milk production report says there were […]

    February 24, 2020
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    DFA To Purchase 44 Dean Foods Facilities, Additional Assets For $425 Million

    Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) today announced they have reached an agreement with Dean Foods to acquire 44 of the processors […]

    February 18, 2020
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    Starbucks Deals Blow to Dairy

    The latest blow to the downtrodden dairy industry was delivered by none other than Starbucks Corp., with the coffee giant looking to […]

    January 23, 2020
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    Minnesota Dairy Drain

    800 Minnesota dairy farms have closed in past three years The number of licensed dairy farms in Minnesota continues to decline at […]

    January 21, 2020
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    2019 Tough Year for Wisconsin Dairies

    10% of Wisconsin Dairy Operations Exited the Business in 2019 Wisconsin lost 10.7% of its licensed dairy farms in 2019. The National […]

    January 8, 2020
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    Another Major U.S. Dairy Files for Bankruptcy

    The U.S. dairy industry, the largest in the world, is under severe pressure as the consumption habits of Americans shift. Borden Dairy […]

    January 7, 2020
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    Economists Predict 2020 Milk Price Average of $18

    Dairy economists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison are bullish about the Class III milk price in 2020. In 2019, Class III averaged […]

    January 2, 2020
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    Some Improvement in Milk Prices

    The past year was another difficult one for many dairy farmers across the country. Another year of low prices forced more producers […]

    December 26, 2019
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    Economic Review of Milk Costs in 2018 and Projections for the Rest of 2019 and 2020

    Lower milk prices still resulted in continued negative economic returns for Illinois dairy producers in 2018, according to figures summarized by the […]

    December 23, 2019