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Corporate earnings

Net income more than doubles, but DFA reports loss for the year

CEO Rick Smith says, "We are in a position to manage the short-term impact of these non-recurring items on our overall balance sheet.”
March 21, 2013

Dairy Farmers of America reported today its net income increased more than 100% in 2012 — $83 million for 2012, compared to $40 million for 2011 — but after non-recurring items, DFA reported a net loss of $133 million for the year. 


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Annual report

Dairy food sales tumble 4% at Land O'Lakes; total sales rise 10.2%

Total sales for the dairy co-op were a record $14.1 billion.
February 26, 2013

Land O'Lakes Inc. reported 2012 sales of $14.1 billion (up 10.2% from 2011) and net earnings of $241 million (up 31%). Both are records. Additionally, three of the business segments achieved record sales, and the Crop Inputs segment had record earnings in addition to record sales.


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Dairy co-ops

3 Wisconsin co-ops OK merger to form FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative

It is said the new organization will be the largest dairy marketing cooperative in the Midwest.
December 18, 2012

The merger of Family Dairies USA, Manitowoc Milk Producers Cooperative and Milwaukee Cooperative Milk Producers creates the largest dairy marketing cooperative in the Midwest. The combined cooperative will be known as FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative. 


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Alliance of Western Milk Producers disbands

AWMP decides a formal organization is no longer necessary to accomplish a concerted effort of California cooperatives.
November 1, 2012

Effective today, the Alliance of Western Milk Producers, a coalition of California dairy processing cooperatives representing 60% of California’s milk, will cease to function. 


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Awards

Agri-Mark honored as 'Business of Distinction' by New York dairy organization

The award is presented to the dairy co-op "in recognition for all it has done to support and promote the dairy industry throughout New York State, and across the nation."
August 20, 2012

Agri-Mark will receive the New York Dairy of Distinction 2012 'Business of Distinction' award at a special ceremony on Aug. 27 at the New York State Fair in Syracuse, NY.

"We're pleased to announce that Agri-Mark has been named our 2012 'Business of Distinction'," said Nancy Putman, Secretary of Dairy of Distinction's New York chapter. "Agri-Mark and its Cabot and McCadam dairy brands exemplify the very best in the dairy industry."
 


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Tillamook has been making quality dairy foods for more than 100 years

Start with high-quality milk and develop dairy foods in a responsible manner.
April 12, 2012
Since 1909, the farmer owners of Tillamook have been committed to providing families with the most consistent, best-tasting, highest-quality dairy products made in the most natural way possible. This is the promise Tillamook strives to meet each and every day with every product that bears our name.
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Tillamook has been making quality dairy foods for more than 100 years

Start with high-quality milk and develop dairy foods in a responsible manner.
April 10, 2012
Since 1909, the farmer owners of Tillamook have been committed to providing families with the most consistent, best-tasting, highest-quality dairy products made in the most natural way possible. This is the promise Tillamook strives to meet each and every day with every product that bears our name.
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Year-end results

AMPI reports $2 billion in sales

March 26, 2012

Associated Milk Producers Inc. achieved sales of $2 billion last year. The 2011 performance marks the fifth consecutive year of growth in both consumer-packaged butter and cheese. The cooperative’s butter business increased 22 percent and packaged cheese sales climbed 43 percent in five years.  


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Corporate earnings

Land O'Lakes reports record sales in 2011

February 23, 2012

Land O'Lakes Inc. reported 2011 net sales of $12.8 billion, a record, up from $11.1 billion in 2010. The sales, up 15%, were the result of record revenues in the company Dairy Foods, Feed and Crop Inputs businesses.


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Dairy Processors

AMPI Invests $7.5 Million In Manufacturing Upgrade

December 7, 2011

The dairy co-op Associated Milk Producers Inc. installs 18 new cheese vats in two Wisconsin plants.


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