Milk production is picking up across the country, but not so much in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
During World War II, Minnesota was named the bleu cheese capitol of the world, in part because of the University of Minnesota’s dairy industry.
A Minnesota farmer who’s under investigation for distributing unpasteurized milk says he’ll continue to do so, even if it means going to jail.
Even though several states are increasing their rate of milk production faster than Wisconsin is, the Dairy State remains firmly in the nation’s No. 2 spot.
Land O’Lakes isn’t a publicly traded company, nor is it a privately held corporation. It’s a co-operative, established 90 years ago by some 300 Minnesota farmers who had come up with a new way to make butter.
A court hearing is postponed for the Minnesota dairy farmer accused of contempt for selling unpasteurized milk to customers.
Some legislators say it should be easier for Minnesota consumers to buy raw milk, a position that puts them at odds with health regulators and most of the state’s dairy industry.
A company that operates dairies in Minnesota is trying to buy two bankrupt dairies in northeast South Dakota.
Although most milk-producing states had a good month last month, production lagged in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
A southern Minnesota dairy farm is disputing allegations that its unpasteurized milk caused a recent E. coli outbreak.