10 Jan, 2019

Mountain of Cheese Weighing Heavy on Class III Prices

Business | By: Mike Opperman

The U.S. is sitting on a 1.4 billion pound cheese surplus, considered the largest in history.  

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10 Jan, 2019

Consumers Say FDA Should End Mislabeling of Fake Milk

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Sixty-one percent of those surveyed say FDA needs to enforce existing standards of identity.

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10 Jan, 2019

No E-Verify During Government Shutdown

News | By: Mike Opperman

Employers unable to validate employment status of potential workers. 

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09 Jan, 2019

FARM Celebrates 10 Years

Leadership | By: Betsy Jibben

FARM program covers 98% of producers and validates farm management practices to retail companies and consumers.

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09 Jan, 2019

Big Island Dairy in Hawaii Will Close by Feb. 28

News | By: Jim Dickrell

The dairy was sued in 2017 by a citizen’s group and the Center for Food Safety for environmental violations.

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09 Jan, 2019

Trump Nominates Andrew Wheeler to Officially Lead EPA

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

On Wednesday President Trump formally nominated acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) director to lead the agency.

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09 Jan, 2019

Big Dairy Is About to Flood America’s School Lunches With Milk

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

The Department of Agriculture is throwing out Obama-era school nutrition standards and tossing a lifeline to the dairy industry. It’s called more fat, sugar, and salt.

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08 Jan, 2019

USDA Releases Class Prices Amid Government Shutdown

Markets | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Last week USDA Agricultural Marketing Service released the December class prices despite the ongoing government shutdown.

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08 Jan, 2019

What To Watch For In Global Dairy Market in 2019

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

These eight signposts will shape dairy exports in the year ahead, says USDEC official.

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07 Jan, 2019

Wisconsin Loses Another 53 Dairy Farms in December

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Currently, there are 7,225 Grade A dairy farms, 541 Grade B farms that still ship milk in cans and 344 bulk tank Grade B farms in Wisconsin.

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