Policy

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

16 Jul, 2018

American Dairy Coalition Launches Initiative to Reclaim ‘Milk’ Label

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The Food and Drug Administration will hold a hearing July 26 that will consider expanding the term 'milk' in Federal Standards of Identity. 

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16 Jul, 2018

Despite Trade Tensions, Trump Still Favored In Farm Country

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

President Trump’s trade tactics are causing pain in farm country, but that’s not knocking the president off his favored pedestal.

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13 Jul, 2018

Pennsylvania Township Bans ‘Industrial Farming,’ Is That Legal?

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

In a 2-1 vote, the supervisors of Todd Township in Huntingdon County, Penn., adopted a Community Bill of Rights ordinance that bans industrial farming.

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13 Jul, 2018

We’ll See Tariff Impacts This Fall

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Export data hasn’t caught up to show true impact of tariffs

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28 Jun, 2018

The Debacle of Trump’s Tariffs

Policy | By: Dairy Talk

The impending tariffs threaten record level of dairy exports--and rebounding milk prices.

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26 Jun, 2018

Dairy Industry Calls on President Trump To Suspend Tariffs on Mexican Products

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Tariffs place nearly $400 million cheese exports at risk, and giving up markets the European Union. 

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26 Jun, 2018

Trade, From Outside The Ring

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

All producers can do is watch from the sidelines as trade negotiations set future prices. 

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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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