Policy

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

01 Jul, 2020

Dairy Industry Celebrates USMCA, Emphasizes Enforcement Needs

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca


Dairy industry leaders applaud the U.S. Trade Representative’s office and Congress for getting the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) done.

view
01 Jul, 2020

May Dairy Margin Coverage Payment $4.13

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

May all-milk price at $13.60; feed costs at $8.23/cwt.

view
23 Jun, 2020

Report: EU Market Interference Cost U.S. Dairy Farmers $2.2 Billion in 2018, 2019

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

U.S. dairy groups say EU intervention program must be prevented from future use.

view
18 Jun, 2020

New Dietary Guidelines Affirm Dairy’s Role in Healthy Diets

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The final report is expected in mid-July.

view
17 Jun, 2020

U.S. Dairy Cries Foul Over Canada’s USMCA Implementation

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The provisions were announced June 15 and are set to go into effect July 1.

view
16 Jun, 2020

‘The Last Thing We Need Is More Milk’

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Co-op base plans paused the surge in cow numbers that were starting to re-build.

view
15 Jun, 2020

California Holds Long-Anticipated Quota Hearing

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

About 70 California dairy farmers testified in last week’s virtual hearing on the state’s dairy quota program.

view
29 May, 2020

Dairy Top in CFAP Benefits

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Bozic notes that the $6.20/benefit paid for each of three month’s production is also more than trade associations had requested.

view
20 May, 2020

All Your Dairy Aid Questions Answered in One Place

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Tuesday's announcement from USDA outlining the aid package left a lot of questions. We gathered up the answers.

view
19 May, 2020

Dairy Producers to Receive $6.20 Per CWT in Aid Payments

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Program sign-ups will begin May 26. USDA plans to begin issuing payments the first week of June.

view