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28 Sep, 2020

California To Hold Yet Another Hearing on Dairy Quota

News | By: Jim Dickrell

California will hold a hearing to consider sunsetting the dairy quota program on March 1, 2025.

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23 Sep, 2020

California Dairy’s Carbon Footprint Steadily Shrinking

News | By: Jim Dickrell

California is seeking to reduce dairy methane emissions by roughly 7.2 million metric tons per year 40% by 2030.

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18 Sep, 2020

Up to $14 Billion in Round Two CFAP to Farmers, Ranchers and Growers

News | By: Sonja Begemann

Farmers impacted by economic fallout from COVID-19 will be eligible to receive funds from the up to $14 billion allocated for assistance.

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14 Sep, 2020

California’s Stop QIP Doesn’t Quit

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Stop QIP is again asking for declaratory relief and to suspend the state’s dairy quota program.

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03 Sep, 2020

Midwest Dairy Farm Exits Slow

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Wisconsin has lost just 266 dairy farms so far this year.

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24 Aug, 2020

Wisconsin Survey Shows Depth of Dairy Farm Stress

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Just under 10% of survey respondents felt the need for mental health care.

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24 Aug, 2020

STOP QIP’s California Quota Petition Officially Stopped

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Secretary of Agriculture's decision ends the quota effort. 

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20 Aug, 2020

EPA Awards Nearly $5 Million for Research on Managing PFAS in Rural Areas

News | By: Jim Dickrell

While many PFAS uses have been phased out, they can persist and accumulate in the environment for years.

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11 Aug, 2020

Surge In COVID Cases Impacts Pattern of Dairy Sales

News | By: Jim Dickrell

As summer wears on and COVID cases surge, consumer health concerns are also ramping up.

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10 Aug, 2020

Business Trusts Can Limit CFAP Payment Eligibility

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Up to 35% of California dairies are organized as trusts.

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