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Today in Manufacturing Podcast
Today in Manufacturing has a new podcast brought to you by the editors of Industrial Media. In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward.
Mar 19th, 2021
Ben & Jerry's Sued Over 'Happy Cows'
The suit claims not all of the company's milk and cream stems from 'Happy Cows'.
Nov 11th, 2019
VT Dairy to Merge with Nat'l Giant
The move comes as dairy farmers have been struggling with a prolonged period of low milk prices.
Jul 30th, 2019
Maple Syrup Up Despite Short Season
This year's season lasted an average of 30 days in the syrup-producing states, compared with 42 days in 2018.
Jun 17th, 2019
Dairy Pricing Program Expected in June
Dairy farmers are in their fifth year of low milk prices that have driven thousands out of business.
Apr 10th, 2019
Squirrels Damaging Syrup Operations
Damage from wildlife is not unusual, but this year an abundant population of squirrels is disrupting plastic sap tubing and spouts.
Mar 15th, 2019
Experts Predict Tough Year for Farmers
Milk prices paid to farmers are expected to be better this year, but not by much.
Feb 1st, 2019
Farm Bill Exempts Pure Maple, Honey
The FDA acknowledged its error after receiving thousands of comments.
Dec 12th, 2018
Rebel Farmers Create New Food Label
Farmers and scientists from around the country met last month to create the standards for an additional organic certification program.
Apr 11th, 2018
Worker Stole Equipment Parts for Side Business
The man is accused of buying parts with company funds and then using them to build machines for his side gig selling maple syrup production equipment.
May 15th, 2017
Vermont: Don't Use Our Name in Your Beers
The state has a rule to ensure food makers don't misuse the state's name in their products, and it also applies to beer.
May 10th, 2017
Congress Quibbles with FDA Over Milk
The bipartisan members signed a letter calling soybean, rice or almond derived beverages "imitation products" that harm the dairy industry.
Dec 27th, 2016