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January 17, 2014
Senator: U.S. farm bill could be reached this week
Senator: U.S. farm bill could breached this week By Eric Beech Reuters WASHINGTON — Negotiations in Congress on the long overdue U.S. farm bill could be completed this week after progress was stalled by a disagreement over a dairy price support program, a senator...
January 17, 2014 - 10:46am
July 23, 2013
Got milk substitute? Several factors lead to people ditching dairy products for non-dairy replacements
GRAND FORKS -- For years, Jennifer Albert suffered with stomach pains. The 38-year-old Grand Forks woman was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome. At...
July 23, 2013 - 12:00am
May 11, 2013
North Dakota legislation you may have missed
BISMARCK -- Elementary students will get their milk and North Dakotans can still own part of a cow and keep their share of the milk. A week after the state Legislature scrambled to finish up with most of the attention on property taxes, a few things may have been missed during the...
May 11, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
ND House clears bill for more K-12 funding, property tax relief
BISMARCK -- House lawmakers Thursday narrowly passed Gov. Jack Dalrymple's proposal to increase state funding toward K-12 education while creating $714 million in property tax relief. But minutes after House Bill 1319 passed 49-42, a push began to secure enough votes to reconsider...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 28, 2013
Amendment would fund milk for low-income youth
BISMARCK -- An amendment to the K-12 education funding bill in the state Senate adds enough money to pay for daily milk or juice breaks for schoolchildren from low-income families statewide, Sen.
March 28, 2013 - 12:00am
January 30, 2013
Midwest Dairy Association seeks collaboration to increase nationwide consumption
The Midwest Dairy Association hopes collaboration with businesses and schools will boost nationwide dairy consumption. To get the ball rolling, Barb Luehmann, food service marketing manager of Midwest Dairy Association, said at the organization's North Dakota district meeting Tuesday...
January 30, 2013 - 12:00am
January 11, 2013
On the edge of the cliff
Milk does a body good, except when the thought of skyrocketing prices got the public's collective heart racing as Congress worked up until the...
January 11, 2013 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Evaporating milk: ND dairy farms dwindle in number
North Dakota is a leading producer of sunflowers and canola, but it lags behind many states in the Midwest when it comes to dairy production. Dairy...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Consumers asked to pay more for milk to save farms
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Consumers will pay a little more for coffee and chocolate to ensure the farmers who produce those foods get a fair wage, so why not ask them to pay more for milk? That is the notion behind a program designed to raise money for struggling New England dairy...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 27, 2010
Raw milk from Minnesota dairy farm spurs warning
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Officials are warning consumers about potential E. coli contamination in raw milk sold by the Hartmann Dairy Farm near the south-central Minnesota town of Gibbon. The Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday it has linked three cases of E. coli to unpasteurized...
May 27, 2010 - 9:16am
April 25, 2010
ND milk production down in first quarter
FARGO (AP) -- Milk production in North Dakota during January, February and March totaled 94 million pounds, down 4 percent from the first quarter of 2009. The Agriculture Department says the average number of milk cows during the quarter stood at 21,000, down 4,000 from a year earlier...
April 25, 2010 - 10:31pm
September 16, 2009
EU farmers in white heat over milk prices
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Belgian farmers sprayed 3 million liters (790,000 gallons) of fresh milk onto their fields Wednesday, furious over the low milk...
September 16, 2009 - 1:07pm
April 4, 2009
Grass-to-glass players oppose latest milk proposal
DENVER (AP) -- A dispute over how milk processors and bottlers pay dairy farmers for their product is raising years-old arguments over who's playing fair. At issue are funding pools the government set up decades ago to ensure farmers get a minimum price for their milk. Processors...
April 4, 2009 - 12:00am