dairy producers

Ag Groups Applaud Dairy MPP Exit Announcement

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

American Farm Bureau Federation The following statement may be attributed to Zippy Duvall, president, American Farm Bureau Federation: “The American Farm Bureau Federation is pleased by the announcement by the Agriculture Department to allow dairy farmers to exit the Margin Protection Program for dairy producers. Dairy farmers need access to effective risk management tools. Farm Bureau and our grassroots members …

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Dairy Farmers Launch “Peel Back the Label” Campaign

Dan Dairy, Genetically Modified, Georgia

Expose Deceptive Front-of-Package Food Labeling, Highlight Need for Responsible Food Marketing As food manufacturers increasingly turn to fear-based food labeling to prop up profits and consumers face more confusion in the grocery aisles, America’s dairy farmers launched “Peel Back the Label,” a new campaign to highlight this troublesome trend and stress the need for truth and transparency in food marketing. …

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New Food Labeling Regulation in Development by USDA Should Not Disparage Biotechnology, Mislead Consumers

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

As the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prepares to develop a regulatory standard for the labeling of bioengineered food ingredients, it must ensure that consumers receive clear, accurate information about the foods they eat, according to the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF). In comments filed with USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Service, NMPF said it supports a strict, science-based approach in determining how foods …

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Deadline Approaching for Producer Feedback on FARM Program Resources and Tools

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

Dairy producers have until Sept. 10 to complete a survey asking about their perceptions of the National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Program and how it can continue to improve the resources it offers farmers. The voluntary survey, conducted by the FARM Program in conjunction with Colorado State University, probes producers’ knowledge of FARM and the value it provides …