Front Page - April 24, 2015 • Volume 139, No. 44

‘YouTube’ Age Makes Animal Care Priority Among US Dairy Producers
With the explosion of social media, dairy producers need a “robust” animal welfare program in place to help bridge the gap between modern-day dairy practices and consumer perception, according to a panel discussion here Wednesday featuring representatives of leading US dairy companies.
Emily Meredith, vice president of animal care for the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), said that a latest report found 90 percent adherence ...

Federal Order Suggestions To USDA Range From No Changes To Some Changes To Getting Rid Of Federal Order Program Entirely

The approximately 40 submissions USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) received in its section 610 regulatory review of the federal milk marketing order program offered suggestions ranging from leaving the program alone to making some changes to the program


Milk Production Rose 1.1% In March; Cow Numbers Decline; California’s Output Fell 2.9% In March; Texas, New Mexico Also Down

US milk production in the 23 reporting states during March totaled 16.877 billion pounds, up 1.1 percent from March of 2014, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported Tuesday.
February’s milk production estimate for the 23 reporting states was revised down.

Jamie Fahrney, Walter Hartwig Tie For Mulloy Award; Auction Raises $179,090
Jamie Fahrney of Chalet Cheese Co-op, Monroe, WI, and Walter Hartwig of Zimmerman Cheese, South Wayne, WI, tied for the 2015 H. P. Mulloy Memorial Award, according to the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA), which sponsors the award.
In 1973, the WCMA established a memorial fund

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More in this week's Cheese Reporter

  • From Our Archives • Coming Events • NASS Dairy Prices • Futures Report Activity
  • Dairy Product Markets - Wholesale Cheese & Butter Prices • Cold Storage Reports
  • Whey Markets • Cheese Prices: Cheese Markets


General Machinery Corp Introduces Single Direction Horizontal Cheese Cutter

Chr. Hansen Introduces Phage Robust Adjunct Culture That Increases Fat Perception Of Fresh Dairy Products

Kelley Supply Synergizes Efficiencies With New Engineering And Automation Division

New Magnetic Mat From Powder-Solutions Controls Transfer Of Ferrrous Metal Into Sensitive Areas Like Production Rooms, Offices

Gold Peg International Receives Patent For Apparatus For Producing A Pasta Filata Cheese In Continuous Process

Johnson Industries Gets Patent For Improved Cutting System For Extruded String Cheese

Nelson-Jameson Adds Pink To Its Collection Of Color-Coded Products

Garon Foods Announces Winners Of ICTE’s Favorite Flavors Challenge; Offers New Flavors

DSM Goes “Beyond Coagulation” To Help Cheese Makers Extend Shelf Life Of Texture

Johnson Industries Introduces Two Continuous Waterless Cookers To Deal With Cook Water •

Bob-White Systems’ LiLi Pasteurizer Now Approved For Use In All 50 States

Haden And Custance Outlines Customer Benefits Of Its Cheese Block Handling Technologies •

Extrutech Plastics Introduces New ‘Stay In Place’ Concrete Form For 6-Inch Poured Walls


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EDCO Food Products Receives Safe Quality Food Certification Fully Automated 40-Pound Cheese Block De-Boxing, De-Bagging And In-Line Block Tracking Available United Industries Adds Larger Size Stainless Steel Tubing For Increased Volume Throughput CrystalBan™ Prevents Calcium Lactate Crystals In American-Type Cheese; Improves Yield