STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT I'd like to buy the world a milk
I'm working today on an upcoming story about the Upper Midwest dairy industry, and an industry official mentioned what could be a potentially huge new market for his product.
Coca-Cola is preparing t... Posted on 1/21/15 at 3:16 PM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS A match made in China
South Dakota wants to establish a sister-state in China and it looks like Inner Mongolia might be the right match.
Speaking by phone from a trade mission stop in Shanghai on May 14, Gov. Dennis Dauga... Posted on 5/14/14 at 3:03 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Recipe: Fast, Easy Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
If you join me on Tuesdays for my food column, you may notice that I like the words "fast" and "easy," not to mention "inexpensive" and "good for you," and this recipe incorporates at least the firs... Posted on 9/24/13 at 6:44 PM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Quick Pumpkin Bran Muffins
Tis the season.......for pumpkin! If any of you are members of Pinterest, you have probably seen the pin for muffins with 2 ingredients, just pumpkin and cake mix. Yes.It does work and I love the thou... Posted on 9/21/12 at 9:36 AM
FARM BLEAT Do you know the answers?
How much does a calf weigh when its born? What is the typical age of a cow who has just had her first calf? Why are baby calves taken away from their mothers?
Those questions and many others were pos... Posted on 5/1/12 at 6:56 PM
ZURICH/MILAN - Switzerland's attorney general has seized more than 30 million Swiss francs ($32 million) in a criminal investigation linked to dairy group Parmalat and has charged an unnamed Italian citizen with money-laundering, bribery and forgery.
Decades ago Israeli dairy farmers confronted a quandary - how could they provide milk to a fast-growing population in a country that is two-thirds desert, with little grazing land?
They turned to technology, developing equipment that boosted output - from cooling systems to milk meters and biometrics - and have made Israeli cows the most productive in the world.
U.S. health regulators are reviewing current standards for assessing drug residues in milk sold to consumers, a move that could expand testing for veterinary drugs at a time of growing consumer concern over food safety, health officials say.
Victor Camacho's face was only a few inches from that of a Holstein heifer.
Camacho, holding a bottle in the mouth of the heifer's slick newborn calf, nodded at the mother as she walked in tight circles around her newborn.
BRUSSELS - A type of Dutch goat's cheese can now only be produced in the Netherlands after the European Union said on Tuesday it had registered it as protected, awarding it the same status as Greece's Feta and Italy's Parmesan.
Egg supplier Cal-Maine Foods Inc's shares touched a record high on Monday, after theflyonthewall.com said research firm Sidoti & Co raised its price target on the stock, citing better egg pricing power following a shortage of birds after an outbreak of avian influenza in the United States.
OTTAWA - Canada is facing a tough squeeze at talks on a major Pacific trade treaty because the concessions other nations want it to make could cause serious problems for the governing Conservatives in this October's general election.
SEATTLE - Public health officials in Washington state said on Friday they had asked for assistance from the federal government in tracking the source of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 40 people who attended a milk festival last month.
SYDNEY - A $400 million public listing by Australia's largest dairy producer, Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Ltd, is on track for July, with cooperative members expected to give the go-ahead for the plan on Friday.
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