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Most Wisconsin farmers hit by trade dispute have new buyers


April 30, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin agriculture officials say most Wisconsin farmers whose Canada market evaporated in a trade dispute have new buyers.

Officials said Monday that 56 of the 58 affected Wisconsin farms had found new buyers.

Grassland Dairy had told several farmers it would stop buying their milk beginning May 1. That's because the Greenwood-based milk processor had lost its Canadian customers for ultra-filtered milk, a high-protein ingredient used in cheese production.

The Wisconsin State Journal ( ) reports the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer...

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