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  1. ICMSA demands milk price parity between German chainstores in Ireland and UKRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Tipperary Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. German supermarket chainstores Aldi and Lidl have been called on to pay the same price for milk here as they pay in the UK.

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  2. Melplash Show: Reality for farmers is a difficult one, says West Dorset MP Oliver LetwinRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bridportnews.co.uk

    ... no doubt at all that the diary sector is having a very difficult time. "Ultimately you can't expect to manage the world milk prices but you can try to provide some kind of greater stability for farmers and also greater transparency. "The show is a ...

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  3. Nuestro Queso pledges rBST-free productsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Nuestro Queso, a manufacturer of Hispanic specialty cheeses, announced a pledge to use only rBST-free milk in the making of their cheeses, creams and drinkable yogurts. The local cheese brand is now working exclusively with dairy farmers that do not use rBST hormones, an artificial growth stimulant for cows.

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  4. Big Read: Why hasn't Fonterra worked?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... making it a 'bottom-feeder'. Photo / Christine Cornege Over many decades, New Zealand has invested massively in raw milk as a pathway to economic prosperity. It's why Fonterra was formed. But with the collapse of international dairy commodity ...

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  5. Despite The Drought, California Farms See Record Sales In 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... really hit, California's farmers sold $54 billion worth of crops like almonds or grapes, and animal products like milk. That's an all-time record, up 5 percent over the previous year, and an increase of 20 percent from 2012. If you're surprised by ...

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  6. Industry food practices under scrutiny in ManilaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SciDev.Net

    ... law, because it has become standard industry practice," said Tsang. As an example, she cites the adding of Vitamin D to milk in the United States, which is standard practice in the industry without any law requiring manufacturers to do so The ...

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  7. Latvijas piens increases milk purchase by 50%Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The Jelgava dairy plant Latvijas piens is starting to expand its export market thus, in coming months, it plans to increase milk purchased by 50%.

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  8. Farmers begin supermarket blockadeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    Farmers protesting say they will "stay for as long as it takes" and are equipped to stay through the night They hope the 24-hour blockade at the Morrisons Distribution depot at Bridgwater will put pressure on the supermarket to pay what they believe is a fair price for their milk. About 25 tractors are being used in the blockade and up to 400 farmers are expected to join the protest later.

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  9. How to choose the most nutrient-packed foods at the farmers marketRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TreeHugger

    ... but kale is still as nutritious as ever. "One serving of the ultra-healthy brassica has more calcium than six ounces of milk and more fiber than three slices of whole wheat bread," Robinson says. Saute with garlic, hot pepper flakes, and a dash of ...

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  10. Cows culled as milk price crisis bitesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newsday

    Farmers are culling less productive cows in an attempt to cut costs as the milk price slump continues to bite. And they have been urged to check for any unnecessary spending as the depressed farmgate price looks set to continue into next year.

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  11. Interim financial report for 1 January - 30 June 2015 for FirstFarms A/SRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... 32.3 million, an EBIT result of DKK 3.7 million and a pre-tax result of DKK 0.7 million. In the first half year, the milk price has been lower than budget and significantly lower than first half year of 2014. The milk price is still low. The milk ...

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  12. Why you should get your bones checkedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... the body reaches its peak bone mass to prevent osteoporosis. Eating green leafy vegetables and calcium-rich food like milk and dairy products can help keep bones strong. Although the daily recommended calcium intake varies from person to person, Li ...

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  13. Asda milk aid - of no direct local benefit' RETAIL giant Asda's...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

    RETAIL giant Asda's decision to pay 28 pence per litre for fresh milk is unlikely to directly benefit struggling Oxfordshire dairy farmers, according to a leading local industry figure. David Christensen, a dairy farmer from Kingston Bagpuize who is also a member of the board of representatives of dairy co-operative Arla Foods, said of Asda's new price, four pence higher than the average for suppliers: "That's an encouraging move that should be welcomed."

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  14. Despite The Drought, California Farms See Record SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... really hit, California's farmers sold $54 billion worth of crops like almonds or grapes, and animal products like milk. That's an all-time record, up 5 percent over the previous year, and an increase of 20 percent from 2012. If you're surprised by ...

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  15. Printed Letters: Aug. 27, 2105Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Would they like iodine taken out of salt so people are affected by thyroid problems? How about taking vitamin D out of milk? Probably more broken bones. If some people were so concerned about fluoride, maybe they would like the chlorine taken out of ...

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  16. Diary farmers sought for advice and support scheme DAIRY farmers are...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    The Prince's Dairy Initiative, now in its 4th year, is looking for up to 20 traditional family dairies in the Dorset area to join the programme, which offers free support and business advice to those running small and medium-sized dairy herds. Eligible farmers should have a dairy herd of fewer than 200 cows and supply their milk on a standard contract.

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  17. Dairy Industry Award still open for nominationsaRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | FarmingUK

    ... dairy farmer Peter Winstone, who sits on the board of Mole Valley Farmers and was influential as a farmer director with Milk Link and Arla. "It was a real honour to win," he says. "It was a great surprise, but it is so nice to have an award that ...

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  18. FUW calls for commitment to cheese pricingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | FarmingUK

    Following a meeting with industry representatives earlier this month, Tesco agreed to consider a minimum farm gate price for cheese. The Farmers' Union of Wales is urging Tesco to back Welsh dairy farmers by committing to a minimum farm gate price of 28 pence per litre for cheese purchased from First Milk and South Caernarfon Creameries.

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  19. Dairy coalition to host crisis meetingRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | FarmingUK

    ... is being done by the three organisations. "NFU members will be aware of the recent moves in the price being paid for milk in the UK, but the crisis in dairy is also being felt across Europe. "It is therefore good to see that a large Danish retailer, ...

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  20. Farmers try to reassure China about dealRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | FarmingUK

    ... Nicola Sturgeon launched a distinctive new national stamp of quality aimed at boosting the country's struggling milk industry on the opening day of the Royal Highland Show yesterday. ... Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, is ...

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