Policy

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

17 Jul, 2019

Biden Plan Would Take Ag To Net Zero Emissions

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Also calls for ways for farmers to gain income from sustainability efforts. 

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25 Jun, 2019

California To Adjust Quota Assessment

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

California’s 38₵/cwt assessment to fund its quota program is generating about $1 million revenue more than is necessary.

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21 Jun, 2019

Trump Says New Nafta Ends Competition With Canada and Mexico

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

The new trade deal between the U.S., Canada and Mexico will allow the countries to compete as a region against the European Union and China, President Donald Trump said.

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19 Jun, 2019

Mexico's Legislature Approves USMCA

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify the new trade agreement with the United States and Canada.

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14 Jun, 2019

Farmer Support For Trump Holds Strong And Steady

Policy | By: Rhonda Brooks

President Donald Trump remains in U.S. farmers’ good graces, according to the latest Farm Journal Pulse survey, despite an ongoing trade war with China and a 2019 average net-farm income that is projected to be less than half of what it was in 2013.

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11 Jun, 2019

USMCA Passage Encouraged by 960+ Ag, Food Associations and Companies

Policy | By: Wyatt Bechtel

More than 960 groups representing the U.S. food and agriculture value chain at the national, state and local are urging Congress to quickly ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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10 Jun, 2019

Dairy Margin Coverage Program Could Result in Lower Milk Prices

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Net farm operating income could be $2.4 billion less over the five years of the DMC program.

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04 Jun, 2019

Minnesota Will Rebate Dairy Margin Coverage Premiums This Year

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The rebates could total up to $8 million, averaging $3,000 per farm.  

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31 May, 2019

Dairy Leaders Fear New Tariffs Could Upend Trade with Mexico

Policy | By: Wyatt Bechtel

The threat of new tariffs placed on Mexico has dairy group leaders worried about the impacts to trade with one of the U.S. dairy industry’s largest partners.

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30 May, 2019

U. S. Dairy Policy, Re-imagined

Policy | By: Dairy Talk

Our four-class, Federal Order system forces dairy companies to compete with two hands tied behind their backs and one leg encased in concrete.

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