Lutz family dairy holds on while others close operations

COX’S CREEK, Ky. – Robert Lutz thumbs through a book filled with signatures and recalls the travelers who have visited from across the globe to learn about dairy

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DFA says they are still looking for options to help Ky. dairy farmers

May 10, 2018

A representative from Dairy Farmers of America says the cooperative is still trying to find an option for producers who lost their contract with Dean Foods.

Currently, 14 dairy farms in Kentucky will

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DFA won’t take Dean Foods producers

Fourteen Ky. dairy farms running out of options

Published in The Farmer’s Pride May 3, 2018

Dairy farmers who lost their market to Dean Foods have learned that DFA will not buy their milk, leaving them without a customer after May 31.
Around 100 dairy producers across eight states were told in March

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When you get the letter...

The day a piece of paper changed my family’s life –
Published in The Farmer’s Pride March 15, 2018

When I was little I had dreams of becoming a doctor, a teacher, a lawyer, and eventually the president of the United States. In those dreams I would marry a rich dairy farmer, have 12 children, and while we would work hard we would never want for our needs.
In 2010 I became a teacher; I teach

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Dean Foods Drops Some Dairy Contracts

Producers search for options

Published in The Farmer’s Pride March 15, 2018

More than 100 dairy farmers, around 20 of them from Kentucky, learned from a recent letter they would no longer have a market for their product come May 31.
Dean Foods, a Dallas Texas based food company, sent the letter dated

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