The National Milk Producers Federation expressed appreciation to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue for including dairy in the US $19bn agriculture disaster assistance package, while noting that more will be needed to stem steep losses in the dairy sector.
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, one of the largest dairy coops in the US, is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to act to help farmers and people struggling to afford food during the coronavirus crisis.
Last week, the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), submitted a request for assistance – The Milk Crisis Plan – to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
Nutrition businesses such as Fonterra and Danone are devoting resources into making hygiene products, such as ethanol and face masks, to help meet the exceptionally high demand in light of COVID-19 spread.
The North American RaboResearch team has issued an update report focusing on how the processing and distribution segments of the food supply chain are responding to the dislocation in food demand due to the coronavirus crisis.
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), the largest organization of US dairy farmers, and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), have submitted a request for assistance – The Milk Crisis Plan – to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.