Policy

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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15 May, 2020

Must-Have Information to Apply for COVID Aid Payments

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Here’s some good news: if you applied for the Market Facilitation Program, it’s likely the majority of these forms are already on file for you. 

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30 Apr, 2020

Held Up By GHG Concerns, Minnesota Dairy Now Ok’d to Expand

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The farm, which wants to more than double in size with the addition of 3,000 dairy cows, has been in the permitting process since 2017.

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29 Apr, 2020

USDA Nixes Class I Floor Proposal

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

USDA: The hearing could not be done in timely manner.

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29 Apr, 2020

Dairy Groups Call For Flooring Class I Price at $15.68 This Summer

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

It is unclear in the why $15.68 was selected as the proposed price floor.

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23 Apr, 2020

National, 5 Cent Checkoff Won’t Be Collected on Dumped Milk

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Whether the remaining 10₵/cwt assessment that goes to state and regional programs is collected depends on individual state law.

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22 Apr, 2020

Still More Questions Than Answers on Dairy Disaster Aid

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Also unknown when details will be released.

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20 Apr, 2020

Leadership in the Time of Pandemic

Policy | By: Dairy Talk

Once we find the facts, we need to find what is best for the common good.

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