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Crescent Dairy Plans South Carolina Facility
Friday, October 19, 2012 (911 reads)


Crescent Dairy & Beverage is moving forward on a facility in Colleton County, S.C., that will process ultra-high-temperature beverages. The facility is expected to create 60 jobs over five years.



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Dairy Prices Bounce Back at Auction
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 (885 reads)


International milk prices resumed on the upward path as a surge in whole milk powder values ensured dairy prices return to gains at the November 16th GlobalDairyTrade auction.



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Rabobank: U.S. Dairy Price Cycle No Longer Exists
Monday, October 15, 2012 (825 reads)


What has become the standard ebb and flow of U.S. dairy prices may very well be coming to an end, according to a report released by Rabobank’s Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR) group. The report, titled “Dysrhythmia,” predicts that the U.S. dairy market can no longer depend on the predictable market cycles it had become accustomed to in the 1990s and through the mid-2000s, noting the U.S. global presence and volatile feed costs will continue to create an unpredictable marketplace.



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Feed Cost Will Cut Into Milk Output
Monday, October 15, 2012 (832 reads)


U.S. milk production is headed for the biggest contraction in 12 years as a drought-fueled surge in feed costs drives more cows to slaughter. Output will drop 0.5 percent to 198.9 billion pounds in 2013 as the herd shrinks to an eight-year low, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates. Milk futures rose 45 percent since mid-April and may advance at least another 18 percent to a record $25 per 100 pounds by June.



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Australia Dairy Exports Increase for July and August
Monday, October 15, 2012 (1002 reads)


Australia exported 8.9% more dairy product during July and August 2012 than in the same period during 2011, according to the latest information from Dairy Australia.



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China Boosts Investments in Europe For High Quality Milk, Whey and Powder
Monday, October 15, 2012 (1574 reads)


Chinese dairy companies are boosting their investments in Europe to gain access to high quality sources of raw milk in hopes of winning back market share and restoring consumer confidence in the country's scandal-plagued industry.



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California Expected to Lose 100 Dairy Farms By Year's End
Monday, October 15, 2012 (884 reads)


The nation's drought and high corn prices are devastating California's $8 billion dairy industry to the point where farmers can't afford to feed their cows - and their professional trade organization has been regularly referring despondent dairymen to suicide hotlines.



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Whey’s Growing Role in Feeding a Hungry World
Monday, October 15, 2012 (936 reads)


From infant formula and protein supplements to sports drinks and nutrition bars, whey — the nursery rhyme food that was once a ditch-dumped byproduct of cheese making — is taking on growing clout as a global food ingredient.



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Arla Will Not Offer SMP at This Week's GlobalDairyTrade Auction
Monday, October 15, 2012 (787 reads)


Due to lower availability during the European season, Arla Foods will not be offering skim milk powder at this week’s GlobalDairyTrade auction



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Idaho Grows To Third Largest Cheese-Producing State in the US
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 (940 reads)


Idaho's growth in the dairy sector over the past decade has made it the third largest cheese-producing state in the nation.



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