STAFF BLOG SUE DOEDEN'S ALL ABOUT FOOD Better Than a Biscuit Dairy-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Scones
I've steered clear of biscuit-making ever since I mixed up a crumbly mess of dry ingredients with butter and buttermilk years ago. The end result, inedible hockey pucks, came after a very frustrating... Posted on 4/23/12 at 10:00 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Today's Ask Your Government
I have a question for your column: In visiting a local drugstore in Fargo recently, I saw signs saying they could not honor the sales price for milk posted in their corporation's national ... Posted on 7/9/11 at 8:21 PM
HEALTHBEAT Raw milk? No, thanks
Milk comes from cows who live on picturesque farms and spend their days contentedly grazing inlush pastures while clouds float overhead in a pure blue sky.
Who doesn't have wholesome images of milk... Posted on 1/28/11 at 5:33 PM
STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY I don't know!
Like most adults, I make decisions on a regular basis, and they range from the biggies to the small stuff. Every day I make decisions about basic things like what to wear, what routes to drive, what m... Posted on 11/23/10 at 1:45 PM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Barbarella Plus Music Plus Mustache Equals... Milk?
I've heard of some pretty strange marketing campaigns over the years: alternative reality games such as The Beast, which was meant to promote the movie A.I., Burger King's infamous square butts comme... Posted on 11/24/09 at 11:01 AM
Twin Cities-based Kemps LLC has purchased Fargo’s Cass-Clay milk processing operation from Associated Milk Producers Inc.
Kemps and New Ulm-based AMPI announced the move Monday. Ownership officially changed hands at 12:01 a.m. today. Terms of the sale were not released.
By J. Shane Mercer, Forum Communications Co.
, March 13, 2012
“Got milk?” is getting to be a difficult question when it comes to organic. While more consumers are willing to pay premium prices for organic milk, supermarkets are having trouble keeping it on the shelves as high feed and fuel prices have crimped supplies.
By Michael Hill , Associated Press
, February 18, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — An outbreak of bacterial infections on the East Coast illustrates the popularity of raw, unpasteurized milk despite strong warnings from public health officials about the potential danger.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
, February 04, 2012
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California milk producers have modified an eyebrow-raising advertising campaign that promoted their product to men as a way to lessen the effects of premenstrual syndrome in their wives or girlfriends. But some critics wonder if it's time the dairy organization moved on to greener pastures.
Sheila V. Kumar, Associated Press
, July 25, 2011
Milk production in North Dakota during April, May and June totaled 99 million pounds, down 11 percent from the second quarter in 2010.
The federal Agriculture Department says the average number of milk cows in North Dakota during the quarter stood at 19,000, down 1,000 from the previous quarter and down 2,000 over the year.
Thanks for writing! As far as milk not being sold below a certain price, here is some background on what North Dakota state law (4-18.1-07) says:
“The (North Dakota Milk Marketing) board shall establish for each marketing area the uniform minimum prices to be paid by processors to dairy farmers for raw milk …
Debate about the health attributes and risks of raw milk is spilling into statehouses and courtrooms across the country as proponents of unpasteurized dairy products push to make them easier for consumers to buy.
Supporters of the raw milk cause say pasteurization, the process of heating milk to destroy bacteria and extend shelf life, destroys important nutrients and enzymes.
By Michael J. Crumb, The Associated Press
, February 23, 2010
Milk production in North Dakota during July, August and September totaled 95 million pounds, down 8.7 percent from the third quarter of 2008.
The Agriculture Department said the average number of milk cows during the quarter stood at 22,000, down 4,000 from a year earlier and down 1,000 from the previous quarter.
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