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Dairy Prices
 Over the years some confusion surrounding the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Dairy Products Prices (DPP) program and the use of these data in the class price formulas. Why are NASS’s DPP reports used in the Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) class price formulas?  How are the NASS reports compiled?  Is there a magic formula used to generate the NASS DPP reports? What prevents manufacturing plants from misreporting or manipulating the prices?

Missouri 4-H Dairy Judging Team Excels in Scotland
The Missouri 4-H Dairy Judging Team continued their tradition of excellence by placing second in two international dairy judging contests as a part of the International Dairy Youth Tour.

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Nixon Signs Dairy Revitalization Act

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will signed the Missouri Dairy Revitalization Act, April 10 at the dairy farm of Missouri Dairy Association (MDA) member Charles Fletcher in Purdy, Mo.

This is the culmination of a lot of hard work by a lot of good people who care about dairy farmers and Missouri’s dairy industry. 

Missouri is the first state to adopt this landmark legislation to help Missouri's dairy farmers with risk management.

Dairy Bill Passage 'Delights' Drennan

Missouri Dairy Association Executive Director Dave Drennan says he’s delighted by passage of Missouri’s Dairy Revitalization Act.

“Help can’t come soon enough for our dairy farmers,” Drennan told Brownfield Ag News following the bill’s passage.  “Our concern is the loss of dairy farms, the economic hit the state has suffered over a number of years, and so this is very encouraging to us to see the overwhelming bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate in the General Assembly.” Full story and audio (via Brownfield)...

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Download selected presentations from the Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars. The one-day seminar featured presentations on accellerating growth, reducing disease, equipment innovations, cow comfort, transitioning, grazing vs. confinement and more. Workshops were offered in Sedalia, Springfield, Mountain Grove, Jackson and Union. Available presentations: How to Reduce Costly Calf Hood Disease through Immune SupportAccelerated Feeding of Calves and Use of Grazing vs. Confinement for Growing Post-Weaning Heifers.
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Rain, Snow Returns Saturday
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

During Saturday, rain will again form in much of the Plains except for northern and southwestern sectors, with showers developing in the western Midwest and Delta. We'll also see more snow in the central Rockies. » More DTN Weather Commentary

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DTN Market Matters Blog
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Monday, April 13, 2015 3:57PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- After nine months of stalled labor negotiations and the loss of a major customer, the Port of Portland had another setback, losing a second customer at its container-handling Marine Terminal 6 (T-6). The terminal has been operated by International Container Terminal Service, Inc. (ICTSI) since 2011 after signing a 25-year lease with the Port of Portland for operation of the container/break bulk facility at Terminal 6, according to the company's website.

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David R. Drennan - Executive Director 
1954 Sumter Ridge Court
Chesterfield, MO 63017 
Phone: (636) 519-9300 
Fax: (636) 519-1403


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