Policy

20 Apr, 2017

Canada's Not the Challenge for U.S. Dairy, Trudeau Says

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

Canada is not the problem for U.S. dairy producers and will stick with its system of protectionist dairy quotas, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says.

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19 Apr, 2017

Could WTO Action Against Canada Be Eminent?

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Following a new trade policy that makes it more affordable for Canadian processors to purchase domestic milk than imported milk, countries around the world aren’t happy.

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18 Apr, 2017

Dairy Farmers Worry About Trade with Mexico

Policy | By: The Associated Press

President Trump holds the keys to a new NAFTA and trade with Mexico. 

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14 Apr, 2017

Will President Trump Act in Dairy Dispute With Canada?

Policy | By: Dairy Talk

Trump could fix this with one call.

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12 Apr, 2017

Canada to U.S. Dairy: This Is Not Our Fault

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

On April 1, dozens of farmers in Wisconsin and Minnesota were told by their processor that milk would no longer be picked up from their farm. Canada won't assume responsibility for the situation.

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11 Apr, 2017

Vilsack: Every Option Must Be Kept Open to Fix Canadian Market Issue

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Over the last two weeks more than 75 dairy farmers have been told the processor they’ve been shipping their milk to will no longer be able to accept it because of a Canadian market closing to the U.S.

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03 Apr, 2017

Dear Mr. President: Agriculture Needs Legal, Temporary Workers

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Enforcement-only action on border security will lead to the loss of $30 to $60 billion in agricultural activity.

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31 Mar, 2017

Russia Could Lead Change on Milk Labeling of Non-Dairy Foods

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

For months, the dairy industry has been fighting to have the term “milk” removed from packaging of products that don’t contain dairy.

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30 Mar, 2017

Vilsack Says NAFTA Focus Should Be On Canada

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Since the North American Free Trade Agreement was fully implemented, our relationships with our neighbors to the North and South have become complex.

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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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