Earlier this week, USDA announced buying $20 million of cheese in an effort to bolster prices for America’s dairy farmers. Some lawmakers don't think it will be sufficient.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to buy $20 million of stockpiled cheese to distribute to food banks and pantries nationwide in an attempt to stem farmer losses after dairy prices plummeted amid a global milk glut earlier this year.
California's state Senate revived a bill on Monday that would make it the first state to give farmworkers the same overtime pay as people who work in other industries.
Agency also extends Dairy Margin Protection Program sign-up deadline to December 16.
Farm Journal Media announced today that Mike Opperman joins the MILK team as MILK editor and brand leader, effective immediately.
USDA researchers have discovered that a milk protein called casein can be used to develop an edible, biodegradable packaging film.