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Columns and Commentary

Michael Dykes, D.V.M., IDFA President and CEOCheese Market News

IDFA has provided featured columns to Cheese Market News since 2010, and Michael Dykes, D.V.M., IDFA president and CEO, is our current contributor. Cheese Market News is the weekly newspaper of the nation’s cheese and dairy/deli business. You can read our commentary every other month about the policies, regulations and politics affecting the dairy industry.

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Dairy Foods

Dairy Foods delivers the information necessary for dairy business success with analyses and reports on technologies, trends and issues. In-depth special features, lively columns and expert technical articles also provide innovative ideas for dairy processors. Members of IDFA's regulatory staff have provided quarterly Rules and Regs columns for Dairy Foods since 2015. 

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Archive of Cheese Market News columns by Connie Tipton, former IDFA President and CEO

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