Some Agri-Mark members will pay higher stop charge fees to their co-op, starting in January 2018. For the farmer being picked up every other day, thats an extra 0/month in extra marketing costs paid to the co-op. The hike is based upon a recent internal milk hauling study. dairy farmers have probably never heard of that group. Some buyers are looking for breeding age and short-bred heifers.
Now Dairy Farmers of America is pushing members of the Lowville Milk Producers and Jefferson Bulk milk co-ops to become full equity partners with DFA, or lose their access to markets through DFAs subsidiary, Dairy Marketing Services. The headline tells the story of dairy commodity price trends during the past month. Nate Wilson reports that on December 18, new federal rules about truckers needing electronic log books will create headaches for livestock haulers.
Trouble is: Fuel Up to Play 60 only promotions low fat and fat-free dairy products. Iowa organic dairy farmer/processor Francis Thicke retired from his post at the National Organic Standards Board on November 2 and gave them an earful about failure to properly police the integrity of organic grain imports and U. Scandal-ridden JBS, SA the worlds largest meat slaughter operator had its two top executives jailed in Brazil. Grassland Dairy Products Wisconsins biggest private milk procurer recently informed its producers that all hauling subsidies and other premiums would be terminated.
Sales of fat-reduced dairy products have been, and are, in the toilet. On December 6, GENYOUth is hosting a gala fundraiser in New York City. John Bobbe, the director of OFARM (an organic grain marketing co-op), details the latest troubling developments involving imports of fraudulent organic grain. This latest event follows months of scandals involving bribery of politicians, meat plant inspectors and bankers. That move will cost many Grassland producers a few hundred dollars per cow per year.
Those law are the targets of multiple lawsuits, and the states DOJ looks like it is scrambling for a fall-back position. Kathy Bernier (R) has submitted that bill, which is as yet unnumbered. Separately, we report that Russian interests want to buy 33,000 U. Pete Hardin offers his two cents on National Milk Producers Federation and its half-baked plan to improve the Margin Protection Program-Dairy the worthless safety net program for dairy farmers that has more holes than a piece of good Swiss cheese.
At the earliest, that legislation will be considered in late January 2018. Hardin proposes regionalizing feed costs and net milk prices to make MPP-Dairy work properly along with a lot of other overdue changes for federal diary policy.
The court did not grant requests to add California dairy producers to the Class.
GENYOUth, in tandem with the National Dairy Council and the National Football League, ties into the Fuel Up to Play 60 promotion. Environmental Protection Agency confirmed that 3.6 million acres of U. soybeans four percent of the nations entire crop were damaged by drift from Dicamba-based heribicides. But the states top business lobby wants to ease Americas Dairyland from Wisconsin license plants after more than 70 years. These graphs originally appeared in the October 2017 bulletin of the Federal Order #32 milk marketing administrator.Some point to market disruptions caused by adverse weather.But others suspect that CMEs shift to electronic trading n late June 2017 may be the culprit.In late September, USDAs National Organic Program dismissed a complaint filed by The Cornucopia Institute against Colorado-based Aurora Organic Dairy. In some regions, crop volumes and quality are of concern.USDA found Aurora in complete compliance with organic pasture standards. Result: Price for dairy livestock are generally down.We all make mistakes, but In late July, Barrons columnist Chelsea Dulaney really goofed.