The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enable the agencies to support the export of US milk and milk products worldwide.
New data from the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) on annualized per capita consumption of dairy point to cheese, butter and yogurt categories driving growth in the dairy sector, which reached a record high in 2019.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) says the May 2020 income over feed cost margin was $5.37 per hundredweight (cwt.), triggering the third payment of 2020 for dairy producers who purchased the appropriate level of coverage...
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) said current aid levels will be insufficient to meet the needs of the dairy sector in spite of the USDA’s $16bn agriculture payments plan announced this week.
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) said it appreciates Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and the U.S. Department of Agriculture for including $120m of cheese and butter among $470m in Section 32 food purchases announced yesterday.
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.
As progress was made on the trade deal between the US, Mexico and Canada (USMCA), and the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced an extension to the Dairy Margin Coverage...