Policy

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

23 May, 2019

Dairy Industry Aid Should Reflect $2 Billion in Losses, CEO Says

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

U.S. dairy farmers that have seen an unprecedented number of bankruptcies in some parts of the country are looking closely at what sort of boost they may get from the Trump administration’s trade aid package.

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23 May, 2019

New Tariff Aid Plan Offers Single Payment for All Non-Specialty Crops

Policy | By: John Herath

USDA offered up its solution on Thursday with a second year MFP plan that will deliver payments at a single rate for all covered commodities.

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22 May, 2019

Dairy Margin Coverage Program One Step Closer To Implementation

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

On Wednesday, USDA forwarded the final rule of the DMC to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review.

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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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