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3 hrs ago | NOLA.com
This adaptation of a Basic Muffin Recipe is from the baking geniuses at King Arthur Flour. Add fruits, flavorings, nuts, vegetables, or substitute grains.
7 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz
Prices were flat after falling at 10 of the previous 11 auctions, forcing Fonterra to cut its farm gate milk price forecast for this season to $6/kg with ANZ predicting it could cut this to $5.25 next week when Fonterra announces its annual result. Fonterra is forecasting a profit before interest and tax of $500 million-$600m and expects it to be in the lower end of that range as a result of the drop in milk prices.
8 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian
Plaid Cymru's involvement comes after meetings with farming union representatives highlighted how a supermarket price war and a Russian trade embargo has seen global milk prices plummet. Previously, AM Rhodri Glyn Thomas told a National Assembly debate how the number of dairy farmers in Wales had fallen by 51.3 percent since 1999.
10 hrs ago | Medical News
Dairy is considered part of a healthy diet and dietary guidelines recommend the daily consumption of 2-4 portions of milk-based products such as milk, yogurt, cheese, cream and butter. It's well known that dairy products contain calcium and minerals good for bones, but new research has shown that dairy consumption may also have beneficial effects on metabolic health and can reduce risk of metabolic diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes.
15 hrs ago | KTRH-AM Houston
In 1982, a guy named Steven Callahan survived 76 days at sea by collecting rainwater and catching fish. And after a while, he started craving weird, GROSS parts of the fish .
Queensland dairy farmers say a free trade agreement with China that's expected by the end of the year could deliver major flow-on benefits to the state's farmers. President of the Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation, Brian Tessmann, has welcomed Trade Minister Andrew Robb's comments this week that an FTA is close.
Allen Flavors' flavor creation laboratory added 15 new organic flavors to its portfolio which are all compatible with dairy-produced teas and beverages. The line includes peach, watermelon, lemonade ginger, rose and lavender.
THE Prince's Dairy Initiative is looking for traditional family dairy farmers to join the the third year of this innovative programme offering support and business advice to those running small and medium-sized herds. The Initiative aims to improve the diversity and long-term sustainability of the British dairy sector by offering free practical workshops and an important local networking opportunity.
The Iwig Dairy Farm now has 100 cows near Tecumseh and sells its milk, ice cream and butter at stores on the farm, in Lawrence and in Topeka. The family farm, which has been raising cows since 1910, expanded into processing and bottling milk and selling it in retail stores in 2005.
"The bees should be flying around today," Ward Burroughs says in a slow, deep baritone, furrowing his brow over close-set eyes as he peeks over the steering wheel of his white pickup truck. We're surrounded on both sides by a sea of pale pink - row upon row of densely planted almond trees, their plump, compact blossoms in full bloom.
Milk is exclusively made to nourish calves, so are humans really benefitting when we drink milk that is meant to nourish cattle? As one of the most consumed beverages in the world, milk is prevalent in most people's diets. The Canadian Food Guide suggests that we consume at least two servings of dairy products a day, preferably one cup of milk and an additional dairy product.
The Commerce Commission today released its final report on Fonterra's base milk price calculation for the 2013/14 dairy season. The base milk price is the price Fonterra pays to farmers for raw milk.
The Green Party is making a case for cleaner rivers and streams. The need for further action against farm run-off was conceded by National last week when it announced it would require cattle to be fenced from streams by July 2017 and would spend $100 million over 10 years to buy riparian strips through farmland for protective planting.
PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: The Farmer of the Year Awards were announced this week and on the winner's list was a Queensland dairy farmer who in just four years has implemented a multi-million-dollar overhaul of the family business. Greg Dennis isn't just attracting national attention and accolades for his bold approach to dairying, but also for his outspoken views on what he says is the poor treatment of farmers by dairy companies and supermarkets.
Megan Bell of Mayfield helps her 1-year-old son, Eli Bell, get a little closer to a calf Friday at LeCows Dairy in McCracken County.
Milk prices are rising in the U.S. According to the U.S Department of Agriculture more milk is being exported, reducing the inventory of dairy products and driving prices up. Chesapeake Bay Farms owner Danny Holland said the rise in milk prices is good for his business which has about 275 beef and dairy cows.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:05 pm
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