09 Aug, 2017

Schumer Urges Canadian Ambassador to Fix Dairy Trade Dispute

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Processors in Wisconsin and New York have lost millions of dollars due to closed markets.

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08 Aug, 2017

Idaho Dairy Group Opposes Immigration Detention Contract

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Jerome County is considering a contract to lease a portion of their county jail to ICE.

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08 Aug, 2017

Canada Invests $350 Million In New Dairy Support Programs

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

This month Canada released details of two new support programs for Canadian dairy farmers.

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07 Aug, 2017

U.S. Dairy Exports Reach Three-Year High

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Record sales of nonfat dry milk powder, skim milk powder, whey products and cheese led exports for the first half of 2017 to the highest levels in three years.

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07 Aug, 2017

Senate Appropriations Committee Changes to MPP Would Benefit Small Dairy Farmers

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Even so, the ratio of estimated MPP program payments and the farm value of milk is less than a quarter of 1 percent.

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07 Aug, 2017

Food Prices Highest Since 2014

Finance | By: Mike Opperman

Higher-priced dairy products are part of the reason, mostly due to higher butter prices

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04 Aug, 2017

Cap on Dairy Payments May Be Raised in Next Farm Bill

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

A higher cap may allow producers a stronger safety net similar to crop insurance

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03 Aug, 2017

Dairy Business Association Sues Wisconsin DNR Citing Government Overreach

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

There’s a battle brewing in Wisconsin over the state’s manure management laws.

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03 Aug, 2017

What You Need to Know about Trump’s Immigration Bill

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

If passed, the bill would dramatically change the current immigration laws and would only permit roughly half of the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter the country today.

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03 Aug, 2017

When Will Congress Start Tax Reform?

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Congress appears to have a pretty aggressive timeline because of the need for a budget fiscal year 2018 budget to be finalized October 1.

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