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This Week In Dairy

  • 4+ strategies for dairy success discussed at annual conference

    Hundreds of dairy farmers and agricultural leaders from New England and New York gathered at the 18th annual Vermont Dairy Producers Conference in Burlington on Tuesday, February 21, to hear from a panel of experts about strategies to ensure dairy farms continue to be a vibrant part of the local economy.

  • Immigrant labor: Policy changes, some hype heightening dairy concerns

    Policy changes and media attention regarding the Trump administration's executive orders has heightened concerns among dairy producers who hire immigrant labor. To address some of those concerns, the American Dairy Coalition (ADC) hosted an ”Immigration Update: Preparing for ICE Visits” webinar, Feb. 17.

  • MPP-Dairy scrutinized during House ag committee hearing

    The House Agriculture Committee held a hearing, Feb. 15, as the 115th Congress began laying the groundwork for the 2018 Farm Bill. The hearing primarily focused on the economic challenges facing of U.S. agriculture, including dairy.

  • U.S. milk flow continues to grow

    U.S. milk production continues to grow steadily, based on USDA’s latest monthly report, released Feb. 21.