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Class III Milk Futures Prices
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Undeniably Dairy.
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2018 Farm Bill Comparison Between House and Senate
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Statement on FDA to Prioritize Review of Standards of Identity for Dairy Products
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What to Know about Dairy Revenue Protection Insurance

Dairy Farmers for Dairy Farmers.

Established in 1971, Family Dairies USA has earned its reputation in the Midwest as being the premier dairy cooperative for delivering its supply of milk to markets in the surrounding area. Family Dairies ability to market its milk to a number of unique quality plants allows it to ship to all four classes of milk! This flexibility allows Family Dairies USA to provide a strong consistent pay price to its patrons.

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FarmFirst Statement on New Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico

Great progress has been made with this new agreement; not only has the Class 7 pricing scheme been eliminated, but greater market access has been granted for quality U.S. dairy products. Additionally, Canada maintains their supply management system, something that they felt strongly about. And Mexico continues to receive many of the high-quality cheeses and other dairy products they have come to appreciate from the U.S. It appears that everyone walks away from this trade agreement with something they wanted, and all will benefit in the end.

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FarmFirst Statement on FDA Request for Comments on Dairy Food Labeling

At a time when consumers want transparency when it comes to their food, it makes sense to return to the basics of food definitions, especially dairy products. Enforcing the true definition of dairy and its related terms of milk, yogurt, cheese, and butter is simple and straightforward. FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative’s message has been consistent and clear – that consumers deserve clarity in the dairy case of the grocery store.”

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FarmFirst Requests Stronger Support for Farmers, if Tariffs Persist

“We are disappointed in the small amount of assistance provided to dairy farmers in the dairy mitigation package, as it represents a fraction of the economic harm to dairy farmers,” says Jeff Lyon, General Manager of FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative. “Of course, our number one goal is to have trade restored and avoid any federal assistance at all. Until the retaliatory tariffs are suspended, dairy farmers will continue to suffer economic losses, which will continue to challenge many to stay in business.”

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