CWT Adds 71-cents to Producer Checks

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has generated an average return on investment of 71 cents per hundredweight so far in 2008, according to an independent economic analysis of the voluntary dairy farmer-funded and managed self-help program. That evaluation was released Wednesday at the 2008 NMPF annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., by Dr. Scott Brown of the University of Missouri, a nationally-known …

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Weekly CWT Export Update

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has announced their updated export bids for the past week. Seven of the bids accepted were from Dairy Farmers of America of Kansas City, Mo., for the export of the following products: 400 metric tons (881,849 lbs.) of butter to South Africa; 20 metric tons (44,092 lbs.) of butter to Guatemala; 140 metric tons of anhydrous …

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CWT Announces Second Herd Retirement

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Cooperatives Working Together(CWT) will conduct a new herd retirement program this fall, the organization announced Friday. This will be the second herd retirement round conducted this year; the previous one was initiated in June. Detailed information can be found at the CWT website, including a bid application, a calculator to help estimate a farmer’s bid, and answers to frequently-asked questions. …

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Weekly CWT Export Update

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has announced their updated export bids for the past week. Two bids were accepted from California Dairies Inc. of Artesia, Calif., for the following butter exports: 100 metric tons (220,462 pounds) to Mexico, and 10 metric tons (22,046 lbs.) to China. One bid was accepted from Darigold of Seattle, Wash., for a butter export of 100 …

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Weekly CWT Export Update

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has announced their updated export bids for the past week. Eight bids were accepted from Dairy Farmers of America of Kansas City, Mo., five of them for the following AMF exports: 108 metric tons (239,099 lbs.) to Kazakhstan; two separate bids for 54 metric tons (119,050 lbs.) to Mexico; 18 metric tons (39,683 lbs.) to Saudi …

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Weekly CWT Export Update

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has announced their updated export bids for the past week. Nine bids were accepted from Dairy Farmers of America of Kansas City, Mo., eight of them for the following AMF exports: 54 metric tons (119,050 lbs.) of to Panama, another 54 metric tons (119,050 lbs.) of to Panama, 18 metric tons (39,683 lbs.) to Panama, 72 …

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CWT Announces Retirement Numbers

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has completed the farm audits of its fifth herd retirement round conducted earlier this summer, resulting in the removal of 24,860 cows representing 436 million pounds of milk. At the end of the on-farm auditing process, CWT removed 203 herds in 37 states. It had received 607 bids from 41 states during the bidding process. As …

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Weekly CWT Update

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has announced their updated export bids for the past week. Two of the bids were from California Dairies Inc., of Artesia, Calif., for the following butter exports: 2,000 metric tons (4.4 million pounds) to Iran, and 115.2 metric tons (253,973 lbs.) to Honduras. Four bids were accepted from Dairy Farmers of America of Kansas City, Mo., …

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Weekly CWT Update

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Cooperatives Working Together (cwt) has announced its updated export bids. The sole bid was from Dairy Farmers of America of Kansas City, MO, for the export of 18 metric tons (39,683 lbs.) of anhydrous milkfat to Panama. CWT will pay an export bonus to the bidder, only when delivery of the product is verified by the submission of the required …

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