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Canadian dairy sector skimming global exports, U.S. complains

Winnipeg/Chicago | Reuters — Canada’s surging exports of protein-rich skim milk powder have angered farmers in the U.S., as the sheltered dairy sector in Canada draws the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump for its high tariffs. Canada cannot expect to have both a protected system and compete globally, U.S. Dairy Export Council CEO Tom […] Read more

As champions at the 2015 Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival on Aug. 15, Rebecca Sharar of Bainbridge, Wash. and Paul Nguyen of Whistler, B.C. each received an 11-lb. wheel of Canadian Boerenkaas cheese.

Schoepp: Big picture ignored in supply management debate

Critics focus on milk powder, but the real issue is about creating 
valued-added products while protecting farm families

Reading Time: 4 minutes Canadians produce over 700 kinds of cheese. It makes me smile to think of all the small processors and farmers who delight in cheese making. Cheese also contributes $69 million in exports every year. Sounds like a good-news story and as Canadians we tend to focus on what we know — and we know cheese […] Read more