15 Feb, 2018

Heifers Continue Fueling Herd Expansion

Markets | By: Wyatt Bechtel

The annual Cattle Inventory report from USDA is showing that herd expansion is still happening with more replacements being retained.

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14 Feb, 2018

California Federal Order Process Could Move Forward in One to Four Months—Or Not

News | By: Jim Dickrell

To expedite the process, USDA is hiring a judicial officer to review the entire hearing record.

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13 Feb, 2018

Senate Bill Would Exempt Dairy Farms from CERCLA Air Emission Reporting

News | By: Jim Dickrell

NMPF: Congress never intended CERCLA to apply to dairy or livestock operations.

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13 Feb, 2018

NMPF Urges USDA to Quickly Re-open Dairy Margin Protection Program

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

NMPF also asks that those farmers with LGM-Dairy contracts be allowed to exit and enroll in MPP if they so wish.

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12 Feb, 2018

Fonterra Pours Money Into Russian Business

News | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

New Zealand recently committed to reopening free trade with Russia

 

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12 Feb, 2018

Following Program Changes, MPP Enrollment Reopens

Risk Management | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Following spending bill changes to the MPP program, USDA reopens enrollment.

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10 Feb, 2018

Dairy Groups Urge USDA to Move Forward on California Federal Order

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Groups say delay unnecessarily impedes milk price relief.

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09 Feb, 2018

Canada: 73% of U.S. Milk Price Is Subsidized

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

New report sponsored by Dairy Farmers of Canada looks at the impact of subsidy programs on the U.S. dairy industry.

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09 Feb, 2018

After a Brief Shutdown, President Signs Spending Bill to Benefit Ag

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Early Friday morning President Trump signed the latest stopgap spending measure into law, providing safety net changes for cotton and dairy, retroactively reviving the biodiesel tax credit and strengthening disaster assistance for livestock, bees…

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09 Feb, 2018

Analyst: Spending Bill Dairy Program Changes Most Significant In 40 Years

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Early Friday morning President Trump signed the latest stopgap spending measure into law, providing safety net changes for dairy farmers.

 

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