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Why are sticks of butter long and skinny in the East, but short and fat in the West?

Oct 31, 2014
As we've learned, there is an expert out there for absolutely everything.
Posted In: butter, dairy, listener questions

We're paying more for butter and milk. Way more.

Sep 12, 2014
U.S. milk and butter prices have risen to record levels this year.
Posted In: Food, commodities, dairy, food prices
Trader Joe's Yogurt

Yogurt: Not just for breakfast anymore

May 2, 2014
Who knew Greek yogurt could be a cream cheese substitute?
Posted In: greek yogurt, Food, dairy

California cheese creates a problem for California dairies

Sep 24, 2013
California's pricing system for milk gives cheese makers the lowest price for milk -- a holdover from the Depression era, when making cheese was a way to use up surplus milk. But now cheese makers are dairies' biggest customers, and still get the low price.
Posted In: california, dairy, cheese, milk, dairy farmers

Rising milk prices affect foods from pizza to nachos

Oct 10, 2012
Many dairy farmers culled their herds because of high feed prices caused by the drought, reducing the supply of milk. Price increases will flow through many food products beyond a carton of milk.
Posted In: milk, cheese, cows, dairy, food costs

Low milk prices push small dairy farms out of business

Jun 13, 2012
As the costs of running a farm rise, farmers are getting paid less for their milk. That's forcing some farmers to get bigger or auction off their cows.
Posted In: Vermont, dairy, milk