The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) thanked members of Congress, especially the bipartisan leaders of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees, for crafting a farm bill that includes much-needed reforms to help American dairy farmers. The 2018 Farm Bill reached a key milestone on Monday with the release of a long-awaited conference report. “Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle should be commended for reaching a deal that will benefit U.S. agriculture and [Read More ...]
- U.S. dairy industry calls for greater access to Japan Says U.S. lags behind other farming nations that have tariff-cutting…
- Despite MFP payments, farm economy still stuck Can positive trade news turn it around? It appears that…
- U.S. Dairy Exports on Track for Record Year Exports flat in October, with sales down in China but…
This Week in Dairy
Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness News updates on the week's news.
Featuring Lucas Lentsch CEO of Midwest Dairy
The Institute for Feed Education and Research (IFEEDER) released its 2017-18 annual report today, providing financial and project highlights for the 501(c)(3) public charity over the past year. “Reflecting on this past year, IFEEDER has continued to take on exciting new projects that are aligned with both the needs of [Read More ...]
Event Features Leading Dairy and Food Chain Experts Dec. 19-20 in Madison, Wis. Greg Ibach, Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has been added to the top-notch line-up of speakers at the 2018 PDPW Dairy Food & Policy Summit presented by the [Read More ...]
Says U.S. lags behind other farming nations that have tariff-cutting agreements with Japan The U.S. dairy industry pushed President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday to ensure increased access to the Japanese market, saying the United States lags behind other farming nations that have tariff-cutting agreements with Japan. In a hearing [Read More ...]
Can positive trade news turn it around? It appears that there was finally some good news in the U.S.-China trade dispute. Any positive news is certainly good news for those involved in agriculture. To underscore how important it is, one just needs to look at the USDA’s most recent estimates [Read More ...]
- University of Tasmania students furious at accommodation offer - The Mercury December 12, 2018University of Tasmania students furious at accommodation offer The MercuryUPDATE: HOBART City councillor Holly Ewin has called on the University of Tasmania to prioritise students already living in residential accommodation for ...
- On Smith Hill, Senators-elect learn the ropes on lawmaking - The Providence Journal December 12, 2018On Smith Hill, Senators-elect learn the ropes on lawmaking The Providence JournalRhode Island's seven Senators-elect on Tuesday got a CliffsNotes version of the "differences'' between the House and the Senate, past power struggles ...
- Annual meeting highlights farmers' work to protect Skaneateles watershed - Auburn Citizen December 12, 2018Annual meeting highlights farmers' work to protect Skaneateles watershed Auburn CitizenSKANEATELES — Farmers from across central New York gathered in Skaneateles Tuesday to discuss the Skaneateles Lake Watershed Agricultural Program's ...
A new product is coming to the aid of alfalfa growers in arid climates. Harvest Tec, an inventor company and purveyor of tools and technology for making better quality hay has introduced its new Dew Simulator. Alfalfa growers, particularly in Western U.S states are often [Read More ...]