Weekly eNewsletter | June 7, 2021 | Volume 165
U.S. Cattle Slaughter Drops 27,000 Head as JBS Cyberattack Cripples Largest Beef Processor
cyberattack on the world’s largest meat processor crippled beef and pork processing capacity early this week. JBS USA confirmed the attack affected servers at its IT systems in North America and Australia.
June 25-26 - Wisconsin Cattleman's Summer Tour

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How many pounds of milk makes one pound of butter?

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Celebrate Wisconsin’s Dairy Future This June
In Wisconsin, June Dairy Month is certainly something to celebrate. Wisconsin’s economic future and the long-term vitality of the state’s dairy industry are intricately linked. Governor Tony Evers has made continued investment in our dairy industry a priority through his biennial budget proposals and a call for a legislative Special Session in 2020 to support dairy processing and increase dairy exports.
Vietnam to Suspend Live Pig Imports from Thailand Over African Swine Fever
Vietnam will suspend the import of live pigs from Thailand following the discovery of African swine fever in a batch of imported hogs this month, the government said in a statement on Friday. The move aimed to prevent the disease spreading to the domestic pig herd, the statement said, adding that the suspension will take effect from June 30.
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Names Heroes of Hope
Heroes of Hope, a subset of the #FarmNeighborsCare campaign, is focused on shedding light on rural heroes who have helped others through a tough time. Heroes of Hope aims to identify people who have helped bring hope to farmers or businesses, either in large or small ways. Members of the agriculture community were encouraged to nominate individuals who have made an impact on the way they conduct business, both ordinarily and extraordinarily.
It takes more than 21 pounds of whole milk to make one pound of butter.
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Thanks to our Bronze Members
Thanks to our Corporate Plus Members
ABS Global, Inc.
AgCountry Farm Credit Services
Cooperative Network
Dairy Business Association
DeWitt, LLP
Johnsonville Sausage LLC
Semex USA
Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation
Wisconsin Pork Association
Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association