CWT Assists in Cheese & Whole Milk Powder Export Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 6 requests for export assistance from member cooperatives who have contracts to sell 47,069 pounds (21 metric tons) of Cheddar cheese, and 393,423 pounds (250 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, the Middle East and South America. The product has been contracted for delivery in the period from September through …

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CWT Assists in Cheese & Whole Milk Powder Export Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 17 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Michigan Milk Producers Association, and Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) who have contracts to sell 354,944 pounds (161 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda, and Monterey Jack cheese, and 2.028 million pounds (920 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, the Middle East, …

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CWT Assists in 4.4 Million lbs of Cheese & Butter Exports

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 20 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Foremost Farms, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), and Tillamook County Creamery Association who have contracts to sell 3.261 million pounds (1,479 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese and 1.157 million pounds (525 metric tons) of butter to customers in Asia and the …

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NMPF Approves CWT Through 2018

Jamie Johansen

National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) board of directors have voted to continue Cooperatives Working Together, the farmer-funded export assistance program, through 2018 at the current funding level of four cents per hundredweight. NMPF developed and manages the 13-year-old self-help program, known as CWT. CWT’s extension until December 31, 2018, comes at a time of increasing U.S. milk production, declining world …

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Value-Added Ag in West Central Expansion

Jamie Johansen

West Central’s announcement that they are kicking off a $27 million expansion is adding value said Grant Kimberley, executive director of Iowa Biodiesel Board during West Central’s event to announce the new project. Kimberley noted that Iowa is the leading producing of soybeans – more than 500 million bushels per year. “It’s all about value-added agriculture and being able to …

Agribusiness, Audio, cooperatives, Dairy, soybeans

West Central to Help Meet Protein Demand

Cindy Zimmerman

West Central last week announced a $27 million, multi-year expansion to increase soybean processing capacity by 50 percent and build additional grain storage at its Ralston, Iowa complex. Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig says the project is set to have great benefits not only for Iowa but globally. Naig says West Central’s expansion is a great example of …

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West Central Expands SoyPlus Plant in Iowa

Cindy Zimmerman

West Central celebrated a big announcement at their headquarters in Ralston, Iowa this week. The manufacturer of SoyPlus, an industry-leading high bypass protein dairy feed, made public their plans for expansion of the SoyPlus plant to increase production capacity by 50%. The $27 million investment will include an additional line of mechanical presses, soybean storage, soybean oil storage, finished product …

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Cheese & Butter Export Sales Aid From CWT

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted six requests for export assistance from Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) and Upstate Niagara/O-AT-KA who have contracts to sell 3.702 million pounds of Cheddar, and Monterey Jack cheese, and 110,231 pounds of butter to customers in Asia and the Middle East. Year-to-date, CWT has assisted member cooperatives who have contracts …

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Cheese & Whole Milk Powder Get Export Assistance

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 9 requests for export assistance from Agri-Mark, Dairy Farmers of America, and Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) who have contracts to sell 604,067 pounds (275 metric tons) of Cheddar, Colby and Monterey Jack cheese and 1.102 million pounds (500 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia and the Middle East. The product …

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CWT Assists with Export Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 8 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), and Tillamook County Creamery Association who have contracts to sell 1.122 million pounds (509 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda, and Monterey Jack cheese and 85,980 pounds (39 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, the Middle East, …

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