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Wisconsin lost nearly 1,500 dairies in two years, despite the industry's significant contribution to the state's economy. Pic: Getty/Dcwcreations

More than 800 Wisconsin dairies closed in 2019

By Beth Newhart

Data from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture revealed that a record 10% of dairy farms in Wisconsin shuttered last year. It topped 2018’s loss of 7.25%.

Siggi’s enters kids yogurt market

By Beth Newhart

Siggi’s Icelandic-style yogurt is low in sugar, which the company is now bringing into the kids yogurt category, with pouches rolling out across the US.

Greece produces more than 123,000 tonnes of Feta each year. Pic: Getty Images/bhofack2

Everything you wanted to know about Feta

By Jim Cornall

At most European events, you’ll see stands with Greek products such as Feta cheese. It’s a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) product, but just how much do you know about this special and ubiquitous cheese? And about Greek dairy in general?

Quebec City in Canada will be the venue for the IDF Cheese Science and Technology Symposium in June, 2020. Pic: Getty Images/R.M. Nunes

IDF cheese symposium keynote speakers announced

By Jim Cornall

The IDF Cheese Science and Technology Symposium will feature the most recent research, innovation and expertise in fields such as cheese microbial ecology, ripening, flavor, texture, functionality, cheese authenticity, nutrition, health, efficiency and...

The USMCA will create new market access opportunities for US exports to Canada of dairy, poultry and eggs. Pic: Getty/SW_Photo

USMCA passes the House, Senate to vote in 2020

By Beth Newhart

The US House of Representatives passed the new trade deal between the US, Mexico and Canada (USMCA), with big implications for dairy. The bill will be voted on by the Senate early in the new year.

With the 2020 US election looming, the US dollar is expected to be volatile and affect global dairy. Pic: Getty/sergeyryzhov

Higher dairy prices are on the horizon

By Beth Newhart

As the year's fourth quarter wraps up, Rabobank's RaboResearch looks back on global dairy's performance in 2019, and ahead to 2020. Milk production and prices are up, leading to challenges for producers.

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