Policy

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

03 Oct, 2018

You'll Never Guess Where You Can Get a 4:1 Return on Your Money

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

'I think producers will need to look at this remodeled dairy Margin Protection Program.' --Mark Stephenson, University of Wisconsin.

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28 Sep, 2018

Canada Still Has Options to Join NAFTA

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Details on a trade deal with Mexico will be published today, but there are still ways for Canada to get involved.

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27 Sep, 2018

Legislators Call for Slow Down on NAFTA Negotiations

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Border-state law makers want to wait for Canada to come on board

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26 Sep, 2018

U.S. to Publish NAFTA Text on Friday

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

The Trump administration will publish the text for its bilateral trade deal with Mexico on Friday, which will likely exclude Canada.

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24 Sep, 2018

Non-Dairy ‘Milk’ Rapidly Gaining Market Share

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

Non-dairy beverages now make up 16% of milk and milk-like drinks. 

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24 Sep, 2018

Dairy Could Be NAFTA Deal Breaker

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

Canada is still unwilling to give ground, however progress is being made.

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20 Sep, 2018

Tariffs Hit U.S. Cheese Exports to Mexico

Policy | By: Fran Howard

Mexico’s July cheese imports from U.S. suppliers drop below 2017 volumes after surging in June

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20 Sep, 2018

Canadian Farmers: Milk Is Not a Bargaining Chip

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

As NAFTA talks intensify in Washington, Canada’s dairy farmers implored Prime Minister Justin Trudeau not to trade access to the country’s protected milk market for a deal with the U.S.

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17 Sep, 2018

Trump Continues Push to Remove Class 7

Policy | By: Mike Opperman

President Trump wants major trade concessions from Canada

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17 Sep, 2018

New Federal Order Will Change California Milk Checks Nov. 1

Policy | By: Jim Dickrell

The new Federal Order will calculate milk prices differently than the old state order, potentially resulting in more revenue to farmers. 

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