According to the Food & Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences, all people need at least _________ milligrams of calcium per day.
The cheese price series is based on 63 U.S. cheese plants that make 80-85 percent of the bulk Cheddar. What is the price series called?
A : a. NASS Cheese Price Survey
B : b. NASS Cheddar Cheese Price Survey
C : c. NASS Swiss cheese Price Survey
D : d. U.S. Cheddar Cheese Price Survey
What marketing tool would be used in the futures market by someone who owns a commodity such as milk and intends to sell it sometime in the future?
A : a. Basis contract
B : b. Pooling contract
C : c. Short Hedge
D : d. Speculating buyer
Farm water supplies must be protected from surface contamination. Water is usually tested for __________ as an indicator of possible sewage contamination.
A : a. Proteolytic bacteria
B : b. Lipolytic bacteria
C : c. Coliform bacteria
D : d. Psychotropic bacteria
Specific gravity of milk at 60°F is __________
The International Dairy Federations (IDF) mission is to promote ______________
A : a. Scientific, cultural & economic progress
B : b. Agricultural, technical & economic progress
C : c. Technical, scientific & industrial progress
D : d. Scientific, technical & economic progress
USDA reports net prices received by dairy farmers for milk, usually the prices are published on a map to show regional differences. The prices are referred to as _______________
A : a. Blend prices
B : b. Regional prices
C : c. Mailbox prices
D : d. BFP prices
The “set aside” of $0.15 per hundred pounds of milk from a milk producer’s check is used in programs that support ______
A : a. Promotions & research
B : b. Research & testing
C : c. Teaching & promotion
D : d. Promotion & teaching