DFAs payments to members are cleared monthly, not accumulated for a year.
That throws off Moodys assertion that DFA is in a healthy balance of total member payments relative to the co-ops debt.
Writer Nate Wilson continues his series examining the precarious nature of global trade negotiations taking place between the United States and major dairy export destinations such as Mexico, Canada and China.
The secret to marketing gains in China entails long-term, personal relationships. Writer Paris Reidhead describes a brand new lab test developed by Iowa State Universitys Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.
So far, dairy products have not been specifically mentioned in the verbal sparring between China and the U. That test detects whether milk from cows comes from cows that have grazed on fresh forage.
Agri-Mark, one of the defendants in multiple lawsuits involving NMPFs CWT program, now finds plaintiffs attorneys seeking customers who purchased cheese and/or butter at Agri-Marks cheese store in Vermont.
Picking up on Paris Reidheads article about low bio-availability of plant-based milk beverages, Pete Hardin suggests taking good science and communicating to consumers that these products are nutritionally inferior.
Jan Shepel reports on a presentation by Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection meat specialist Jeff Swenson, who ranged through a variety of subjects on consumer beef demand.
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