Policy

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

23 Sep, 2020

CFAP Payments Will Add $1.40 to 2020 Milk Prices

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

When you tack on the CFAP payments, the effective milk price will be $19.30 to $19.40/cwt.

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03 Sep, 2020

NMPF, Processors Support Liquid UF Milk in Cheese Making

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The move would reduce the cost and environmental foot print of cheese making.

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26 Aug, 2020

Wisconsin Dairy Farmer Featured at Republican National Convention

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Cris Peterson, Grantsburg, Wis., endorsed President Trump.

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14 Aug, 2020

Exclusive: U.S.-China Trade Deal Review Planned for Saturday Postponed

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A review of the U.S.-China trade deal initially slated for Saturday will be delayed due to scheduling issues and no new date has been agreed, according to sources familiar with the plans.

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05 Aug, 2020

U.S. Dairy: Canada Is Violating USMCA, USTR Should Take Action

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

This week U.S. dairy industry leaders sent U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer’s office a letter alleging that Canada is violating the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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04 Aug, 2020

Milk Price Support Likely to Continue Through Election

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Even though presidential race polls are currently wide, Bozic expects them to tighten as fall arrives. 

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29 Jul, 2020

One Month Left to Apply for Coronavirus Payments

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Farmers have until Friday, August 28, to apply for Coronavirus Food Assistance (CFAP) aid payments at their local USDA Farm Service Agency office.

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28 Jul, 2020

June Negative PPDs Total $528 Million

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

No short-term fix is in the offing, either.

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14 Jul, 2020

California’s June PPD is -$7.91

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

It's the lowest PDD so far reported out by the Federal Order system for the month.

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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.

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