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McMinnville creamery set to reopen as organic facility
Courtesy of Farmers Cooperative Creamery
McMinnville creamery set to reopen as organic facility
The Oregon creamery was sold to Organic Valley last fall, and underwent renovation.

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Some southern Idaho residents worry about proposed UI dairy
UI still needs to select a building site, then go through the local permit and zoning process.
2 join Washington dairy commission
2 join Washington dairy commission
Washington Dairy Products Commission has two new members
Robotic milkers popular despite dairy slump
Robotic milkers popular despite dairy slump
Robotic milkers remain popular among dairymen despite the slump in milk prices due to fears of worker shortages.
California quota proposal nears finish line
California quota proposal nears finish line
California’s quota system came about in the late 1960s as a means to compensate milk producers selling into the higher Class I market and gain their support for establishing a state marketing order.
Group forms to defend Yakima dairies
Group forms to defend Yakima dairies
Save Family Farming starts Yakima affiliate to defend dairies
Cash cheese prices continue to strengthen
Cash cheese prices continue to strengthen
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week’s dairy industry news.
Manure pond deaths raise concerns about farmworker safety
More than 5,000 agricultural workers in the U.S. died on the job between 2003 and 2011, a death rate seven times higher than average.
In flood’s wake, WSDA urges dairy to block off manure
In flood’s wake, WSDA urges dairy to block off manure
WSDA recommends dairy build a berm to prevent another release of manure-laced water
Washington dairyman gets cows back; animal abuse charges reduced
Washington dairyman gets cows back; animal abuse charges reduced
Whatcom County dairy farmer's troubles with the law eased
Settlement reached over cattle grazing on Point Reyes
The settlement allows the Park Service to extend grazing leases to ranchers for five years, study impacts from ranching.

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