Policy

25 Mar, 2017

Dairy Exports Rely on NAFTA Negotiations

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Dairy industry leaders are supportive of re-working the decades old trade deal, but say it must be done carefully.

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24 Mar, 2017

Industry Pleased With Perdue Confirmation Hearing Performance

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Donning a blue tractor tie, former Georgia Gov. Sunny Perdue breezed through his confirmation hearing to become the leader of the USDA.

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22 Mar, 2017

Mulhern to House Ag Committee: Fix MPP

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As discussions heat up for the 2018 Farm Bill, the House Agricuture Committee held a series of hearings this week.

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20 Mar, 2017

From Dairy Farm Kid to House Intel Chair

Policy | By: The Associated Press

Devin Nunes once said all he wanted to do was work on a dairy farm.

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16 Mar, 2017

10 Ways Trump's Budget Would Affect USDA

Policy | By: Ben Potter

The requested USDA budget for 2018 would be cut by approximately 21%.

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15 Mar, 2017

U.S. Dairy Leaders Promise Commitment to Mexico

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

This week leaders of three major dairy groups were in Mexico in an attempt to repair strained relationships between the U.S. and Mexico on trade.  

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15 Mar, 2017

Top Mexico Candidate Blasts Trump, Says Can't Wait to Redo NAFTA

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's nationalism is resonating in a country furious at U.S.

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10 Mar, 2017

California Federal Order Would Have Impact on Milk Prices Nationally

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Higher prices in the Golden State mean more milk production, and that in turn will impact milk prices across the country.

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07 Mar, 2017

National Milk Proposes Changes to Dairy Margin Protection Program

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

NMPF proposed changes to MPP formula, premium pricing and timing of sign-up. 

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07 Mar, 2017

Regional MPP Program Presents Challenges

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Opinions aside, there’s no doubt dairy policy will be up for discussion during the next Farm Bill.

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