Policy

Get insights into the legal dynamics of the milk industry. Ascertain new bills passed, amendations to traditional practises and much more.

21 Jun, 2018

House Farm Bill Vote Praised by Dairy Groups

Policy | By: Wyatt Bechtel

The House of Representatives has passed its version of the farm bill and it contains several changes that will benefit dairy farmers.

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20 Jun, 2018

California Kids To Only Get Water, Milk With Meals

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A new bill heading to California’s capitol would give kids two drink options with meals in restaurants: water and milk.

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18 Jun, 2018

Perdue: Canada Can Keep Supply Management, Not Class 7

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the U.S. should not ask Canada to get rid of supply management, but it’s unlikely an agreement will be reached unless they get rid of Class 7.

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18 Jun, 2018

Here's Why California Joined the Federal Order

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

No longer competitive with other regions, California 'came in from the cold.'

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18 Jun, 2018

Will The California Federal Order Cut Your Milk Price?

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Higher production in California could results in lower prices elsewhere. Here's why.

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15 Jun, 2018

​​​​​​​USDA Can’t Give Dairy Dollars Away

Policy | By: Dairy Talk

Some 18,000 dairy farmers still haven't made the pilgrimage to their Farm Service Agency office to sign up for Dairy MPP.

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13 Jun, 2018

Senate Farm Bill Enhances Dairy Safety Net

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

The Senate Farm Bill, passed earlier today, includes beneficial provisions for U.S. dairy producers. 

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13 Jun, 2018

Senate Panel OK's Farm Bill

Policy | By: The Associated Press

A Senate panel has approved a modest, bipartisan rewrite of federal farm and nutrition programs. 

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11 Jun, 2018

Trump’s 270% Canadian Dairy Tariff, Fact or Fiction?

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

President Trump’s tweet has farmers across the country on fire. Here’s what you need to know.

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11 Jun, 2018

Senate Farm Bill Would Drastically Alter Dairy MPP Premiums

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Small farms would get a 50% discount on margin premiums. 

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