Policy

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

01 Oct, 2019

Secretary Perdue Talks Trade, Markets at World Dairy Expo

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue spent time with dairy farmers Tuesday at the World Dairy Expo.

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30 Sep, 2019

Impeachment Investigation Controversy Vs. USMCA

Policy | By: Marge Kulba

Washington has plunged into an impeachment crisis, as House Democrats open an investigation into President Trump's campaign season dealings with Ukraine.

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24 Sep, 2019

Dep. Secretary of Ag Sees Bright Spots in Trade, Dairy Margin Coverage Program

Policy | By: Portia Stewart

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky urged dairy farmers to register for the improved program at the Ag Outlook Forum on Sept. 23 in Kansas City, Mo.

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24 Sep, 2019

What You Need To Know About The Dairy Margin Coverage Program

Policy | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today extended the deadline to September 27 for dairy producers to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for 2019.

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23 Sep, 2019

China Cancels U.S. Farm Visits Touted as `Goodwill' Trip

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

In a quick change of events, China canceled a planned visit to farms in the U.S. heartland -- a trip touted by the Trump administration as a building of “goodwill.”

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18 Sep, 2019

Can Going Vegan Save the Planet?

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

If individuals reduce their driving by ½ mile per day, they would achieve a greater GHG footprint reduction than going to meatless Mondays.

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17 Sep, 2019

Eleven Ag Groups Object To Wisconsin’s Revised Livestock Siting Law

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The proposed new revisions, ag groups fear, would set livestock siting back 15 years.

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16 Sep, 2019

Seven Strategies To Increase Exports To China, Japan

Policy | By: Tom Vilsack

Growth potential is significant in these markets, but tariffs pose challenges. 

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13 Sep, 2019

WOTUS Gets Repealed, Will Get 'Refined', EPA Says

Policy | By: Rhonda Brooks

Waters of the U.S. had been broadly defined by the Obama administration. 

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11 Sep, 2019

A Different Kind Of Activist

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

People with anti-dairy agendas aren't just your run of the mill animal activists. 

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