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Indicted former dairy CEO defends funding

...After failing to repay $800,000 in state loans, the creamery shut down last December.Point MacKenzie farmer Wayne Brost said he was owed almost $500,000 at the end. He said he's bitter about the fate of the region's dairy industry...
Board takes action to keep dairy open

...extend the life of the dairy. Palin lacked authority to directly replace the Creamery Board. Point Mackenzie dairyman Wayne Brost was the lone dissenter in the 6-1 dairy vote but said afterward he may have misunderstood what was being proposed...
State-owned dairy records loss

...We can't afford to wait any longer. We need some answers by next Sunday," said Point MacKenzie dairy farmer Wayne Brost, one of the signers to a cooperative group that wants to be up and running in December producing milk and cheese from...
Plans to dump Mat-Su milk worry officials

...Farmers said the dairy might not return until Dec. 27 and only sporadically after that. Point MacKenzie dairy farmer Wayne Brost said he plans to spread the unwanted milk on his fields as fertilizer. As with most dairy farmers, Brost's storage...
State board wants stop gap money for dairy farmers

...request was based on paying farmers for milk they may not be able to sell in coming months. Point MacKenzie area farmer Wayne Brost said he will likely end up spraying the milk on his fields as fertilizer, his best option given the circumstances...
Palmer-based Matanuska Creamery to close today

...the closure."That plant probably could have handled 10 times the volume that we had," said Point MacKenzie farmer Wayne Brost. "So maybe in the economies of scale, it was overbuilt."Located on the Palmer-Wasilla Highway, the dairy bought...
New dairy opens for business in Wasilla Fairbanks and Delta Junction. "This is the longest winter I've spent at Point MacKenzie," dairy farmer Wayne Brost told the crowd at Friday's event. Matanuska Creamery has been picking up milk since mid-March, with early pickups...


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