Policy

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

08 Aug, 2019

‘From Dairy Skeptic to Dairy Advocate’

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

There are now two dozen studies that show that dairy fat is not harmful.

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31 Jul, 2019

Dairy Has Hopes For Trade Deal With Japan

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Dairy companies are watching as TPP countries and the EU take market share on U.S. cheese.

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30 Jul, 2019

Vilsack: USMCA Can Be Trade Catalyst

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is urged to bring USMCA to a vote. 

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29 Jul, 2019

Democrats Push For USMCA Enforcement

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Trade group asks President Trump to make changes prior to approval.

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24 Jul, 2019

Trump Tweets Make It Harder For USMCA To Pass

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

The House needs to pass USMCA, and comments from President Trump keep upsetting legislators. 

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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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