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Milk Pricing Fairness Sought by Milk Producers

Will Jordan Industry, Livestock, Livestock News, National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF)

In the recent National Milk Producers Federation board of directors’ meeting, modernization of the Federal Milk Marketing Order and the industry’s response to H5N1 were major topics. Listen below for more. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

Dairy Industry Receives Grants for Disease Preparedness

Will Jordan Cattle, Dairy, Industry, Livestock, Livestock News, National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), USDA-APHIS

The dairy industry has received disease preparedness resources through the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program grants awarded to The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF). Listen below to learn more. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

Farm Bill: Where are We Now?

Will Jordan General

by Will Jordan Missing their September 30 deadline for passage of a Farm Bill, Congress still has work to do. A stop-gap funding bill extended government funding for another 45 days, yet turmoil in the House of Representatives leaves concern among agricultural groups. 81.1% of $1.5 Trillion in funding for the Farm Bill goes towards funding SNAP programs leaving a …

Family Farms Drive Dairy

Dan Cattle, Dairy, Marketing

In an article from the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), they note the supposed “decline of the family farm,” which was replaced by the “rise of the corporate farm,” has been one of the most inaccurate comments about U.S. agriculture. While the number of dairy farms has declined, that consolidation hasn’t diminished the dominance of family-run dairies. It’s meant that smaller family farms …

NMPF: Prioritize Food Access at Hunger Conference

Dan Dairy, This Land of Ours

Prioritizing a discussion on food access. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) recently led eleven national agriculture, anti-hunger, nutrition, and medical groups in a virtual listening session with the White House on food access. The White House is holding its Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in September, and the groups want …

Supporting U.S. Pursuit of Full Canadian USMCA Compliance

Dan Dairy, Exports/Imports

On Wednesday, the Biden administration filed a second U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) dispute concerning Canada’s ongoing refusal to meet its USMCA dairy trade obligations. A move that pleases the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC). The initiation of a second filing centers on concerns of Canada’s ongoing refusal to meet its USMCA dairy trade obligations. The first USMCA …

Dairy Groups Welcome IPEF

Dan Dairy

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) welcomed the announced launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) this week and the opportunity it offers to strengthen ties with key trading partners across the Asia-Pacific region. Exports are exceptionally important to the U.S. dairy industry. Last year, the U.S. exported $7.75 billion in dairy products worldwide, which is equivalent to about …

Dairy Groups: Retaliatory Tariffs Required as Canada Refuses its USMCA Obligations

Dan Dairy, Economy, Exports/Imports, Marketing, Tariff

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) Monday called on the U.S. government to levy retaliatory tariffs on Canada. The call comes after Ottawa made clear that it refuses to meet its signed treaty obligations under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) concerning dairy market access. In January, a USMCA dispute resolution panel initiated by the …

U.S. Dairy Well-Positioned to Serve the Globe

Dan Dairy

According to the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), as competitors to the U.S. move to constrain, and possibly even roll back their own dairy production, producers here at home are well-positioned to become the preferred supplier to growing international dairy markets. This is according to a couple of top dairy economists. 2021 was a record year for U.S. dairy exports, and William …

Important Facts about Dairy for Earth Day

Dan Dairy, Environment

Earth Day is Friday, April 22nd. And the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) notes the dairy industry has reasons to celebrate this special day, as it’s an opportunity to refocus on the environmental and climate leadership within U.S. agriculture and around the world. So, courtesy of NMPF’s colleagues at Undeniably Dairy, here are some of those reasons: Due to innovative farming and …