Western US milk and cream report | Dairy

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Yogurt Maker Finds Pure Joy in Podcast Connection | Dairy News

PHOENIXVILLE, PA. — Kelsey Ruth is known for her work ethic and positive attitude. She knows that through life’s ebbs and flows, you must keep your eye on goodness — even in tough situations — and you will be rewarded. That’s why she calls what she does “pure joy.” Ruth is a small-batch yogurt maker … Read more

Pennsylvania Dairy Groups Differ on How Long to Extend Over-Order Premium | Dairy News

Pennsylvania dairy groups agree that a controversial dairy premium should keep going into 2023 as efforts to modernize it take shape. But the organizations disagree about how long Pennsylvania’s over-order premium should be extended — three months or six. The state Milk Marketing Board will hear arguments from both sides Dec. 7 in a Harrisburg … Read more

Why Is Pennsylvania Perfectly Poised for Milk Processing? | Dairy News

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced the signing of HB 1059 on Nov. 3. The bill passed the General Assembly with bipartisan support on Oct. 26. The bill passed in the state Senate with 41 out of 50 votes and in the House with 139 out of 201 votes. Among other things, the bill establishes Pennsylvania … Read more

Shelton, Rocky Creek Dairy receive recognition

Donna Swicegood Dr. Ben Shelton said he felt blessed to be in Iredell County and those in the agriculture community showed they feel the same way about Shelton and his Rocky Creek Dairy. Shelton was recognized Tuesday as the Farmer of the Year in Iredell County. The award was presented by Kathy Bunton of Carolina … Read more

Maryland Cattle Brokers Get 30 Months for Faked Cattle Papers | Dairy News

Two Maryland cattle brokers have been sentenced to 30 months in prison in a scheme involving falsified cattle exporting documents. The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Nov. 17 that Daniel and Benjamin Gutman, both 40, were sentenced by United States District Court Judge Jennifer P. Wilson for a conspiracy … Read more

Going nuts for food sustainability | News

OTTUMWA — In the end, Kent Walker couldn’t pass up the chance to help set the tone for the future. Through the Sustainable Iowa Land Trust, he will do just that. Walker, a longtime Ottumwa dermatologist, signed over his 60 acres in Dahlonega Township to SILT during a ceremony Friday at Appanoose Rapids. The land, … Read more

Parents Talk Back: A return to Coupons | Lifestyles

Once a week, coupons were strewn across our dining room table. My mom methodically cut the glossy inserts from the Sunday newspaper to save on the grocery bill for our large family. She organized them in white envelopes labeled with categories written across the top. I followed her example after I started living on my … Read more

Canada’s inflation steady at 6.9% in Oct: the National Statistical Agency

Canada’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 6.9 per cent year over year in October, matching the increase in September, the national statistical agency said. Statistics Canada said on Wednesday that excluding food and energy, prices rose 5.3 per cent year over year in October, following an increase of 5.4 per cent in September, Xinhua news … Read more

COMMENTARY: Is the tide turning on plant-based protein? | Guest Columns

In early October the news of JBS, the world’s largest meat processing company, getting out of the plant-based protein market caught my eye. This story, reported by The Denver Business News, noted that JBS started Planterra about two years ago. Planterra opened a processing facility in Denver, employing approximately 120 people while marketing its brand … Read more