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MFB President: Time for Trade, Not Aid

Noting the mounting frustration of Michigan farmers to see progress on resolving numerous trade disputes while ... Read entire story

Dean Foods' Bankruptcy Evidence of Consolidation

Dean Foods is the third largest milk processor in the nation. As such, it processed milk produced by Michigan farmers ... Read entire story

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This Week's Farm Operations


Michigan Expects Lowest Crop Harvest in a Decade

Michigan farmers' production is expected to take a steep hit this year, with state officials pointing to rain as the reason ... Read entire story

Almond Oversupply Tied to Shifts in Weather, Acreage

The almond industry has enjoyed over 20 years of robust growth and generally favorable economic returns ... Read entire story

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This Week's Market News


Key Milk Price Index Moves Higher

A higher All-Milk price pushed the October milk feed price ratio a little higher, the fourth consecutive month of ... Read entire story

Thanks to Ethanol Use, Corn Demand Showing Some Recovery

After a dismal performance in September and October, corn demand showed signs of life in November ... Read entire story

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Weekly Columns


Milk Industry Shakeup Just Beginning with Dean's Downfall

While many in the U.S. dairy sector focus on why the nation's largest milk bottler, Dean Foods, filed for ... Read entire story

Buzz from the Blind, Week Two

Sadly, I don't have a terrific story of the perfect shot that brings down venison for our freezer ... Read entire story

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