LATEST NEWS FROM POLICY

18:25PM Nov 21, 2008

Dairy Cow Culling Slows

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor
October dairy cow slaughter slowed up a bit compared to year earlier levels, USDA reported this morning.
18:38PM Nov 17, 2008

October’s U.S. Milk Output Increases 1.5%

MILK Editors
AgWeb Contributor
U.S. milk production in the 23 major dairy states during October grew 1.5% from year-earlier levels to total 14.4 billion pounds, USDA said today.
18:10PM Nov 15, 2008

Policy Journal

AgWeb Staff
AgWeb Contributor
Damage Control at USDA for Ethanol.
18:06PM Nov 13, 2008

Eight New National Dairy Board Members Named

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor
Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer today announced the appointment of eight new members and reappointment of five incumbents to the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board.
18:16PM Nov 11, 2008

When The Government Gets Involved

MILK Editors
AgWeb Contributor
The earlier we're notified of an outbreak, the better,” says Dr. Darlene Konkle, with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture-Trade and Consumer Protection's (DATCP) Division of Animal Health.
18:23PM Nov 10, 2008

CWT Accepts Fve More Export Bids

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor
Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) announced today that it accepted five export assistance bids last week for the sale of butter, anhydrous milkfat and whole milk powder.
19:20PM Nov 07, 2008

Farm Groups Discouraged With California’s New Animal Confinement Law

Catherine Merlo
Western and Online Editor
Farm groups say they are disappointed, discouraged and concerned after California's Proposition 2, or Standards for Confining Farm Animals, passed by a 62% majority vote in Tuesday's election.