Policy

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

16 May, 2019

Ag Industry Pushes for Changes To 2019 Tariff Aid

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Agriculture industry lobbyists want to see changes made to the previous Market Facilitation Program.

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14 May, 2019

Ensuring Milk's Recent History Doesn't Repeat Itself

Policy | By: Jim Mulhern

We may be on the cusp of real price recovery.

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10 May, 2019

Further Tetracycline Screening Likely Won’t Be Required

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

'Data demonstrates it’s not necessary to test every tanker.' --Jamie Jonker, National Milk Producers Federation

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30 Apr, 2019

Trade, Labor Concerns Dominate House Ag Committee Hearing on Dairy

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Concerns over trade and labor dominated the conversation.

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29 Apr, 2019

Don’t Miss Tomorrow’s House Agriculture Committee Hearing On Dairy

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

“Reviewing the State of the Dairy Economy” is a public hearing beginning at 10 a.m.

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26 Apr, 2019

U.S. Rejects EU Attempt To Control Cheese Names

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

The U.S. Special Report 301 issued on April 25 by the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) rejected policies by the European Union (EU) to block the ability to use common cheese names such as fontina, gorgonzola, asiago and feta. 

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18 Apr, 2019

Supply Management, Version 5.0

Policy | By: Dairy Talk

As the dairy crisis slogs into its fifth year of pain, there is renewed interest—once again—in some form of supply management.

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12 Apr, 2019

EU Tariffs Would Impact Cheese, Butter Imports

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Expect minimal impact on cheese prices, with more impact on butter depending on consumer reaction to higher prices on imported product. 

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10 Apr, 2019

Trump: Trade Wars Aren't Over Yet

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

Latest threat includes tariffs on $11 billion of goods from the European Union.

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08 Apr, 2019

China Deal Nears Finish Line, New Snags For USMCA

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

One analyst says a deal with China is just a month from completion. Meanwhile, politics are the reason for a new snag on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement ratification.

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