Oct. 29 2018
This week marks the end of an era, as California’s state milk pricing order will reach its final sunset
Oct. 15 2018
California is just over two weeks away from joining the Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) system, so it’s interesting to note that there has been a significant dip of late in the value of Class...
July 30 2018
After reading your Hoard’s Dairyman Intel “Multiple component pricing a no-go for now,” I am confused
July 16 2018
Citing market conditions that are in a “state of flux, aggravated by challenging national dairy product markets,” National All-Jersey and its fellow proponents withdrew their proposal for a...
June 25 2018
It’s official — California’s dairy producers voted to approve a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) for the entire state of California
April 16 2018
This week is the middle of the five-week voting period for California milk producers to decide whether they want to become the Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) system’s newest and biggest member
April 2 2018
After an arduous journey, the Golden State’s dairy farmers will have their chance to cast a ballot on establishing a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) in California
Feb. 12 2018
A legal battle over the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) use of administrative law judges in adjudicatory or enforcement actions during civil proceedings has called into question how administrative...
Jan. 15 2018
California milk producers knew from the get-go that having a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) implemented in the nation’s biggest dairy state would be long, slow process — which it certainly...
Sept. 18 2017
Few parts of California’s effort to implement a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) have been fast, easy, or uncomplicated, but one of the most important ones seems to be coming together well
May 22 2017
Now entering its third year, the process to establish a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) potentially cleared another hurdle
March 6 2017
Little, it seems, is going to proceed quickly about California’s effort to join the Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) program
Feb. 20 2017
The Northeast is flush with milk. That extra milk is putting pressure on the region’s fluid milk market that delivers higher returns to dairy farmers
Feb. 20 2017
Valentine’s Day last week saw the next interesting phase on what may or may not ultimately become the nation’s largest Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO)
Feb. 13 2017
“This Recommended Decision proposes the issuance of a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) regulating the handling of milk in California.”
Dec. 19 2016
It has happened a number of times this year. And milk handlers under the Northeast Federal Milk Marketing Order have again requested that the market administrator temporarily authorize the pooling of milk...
Sept. 19 2016
Trade is on USDA's radar by Corey Geiger, Managing Editor "The strength of the U.S. dollar has not only hurt dairy exports, but overall competitiveness of U.S. agricultural exports, which have been lower...
Sept. 19 2016
No word yet on a California FMMO. A year after public testimony began on a proposal by California's largest dairy cooperatives to create the biggest Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) in the country,...
June 6 2016
Any bit of milk price help is welcome news in California these days. Prices received by Golden State producers have been below the cost of production all year so far and are poised to hit new lows when...
Oct. 7 2015
Because it would probably hurt producer prices just about everywhere else. One of the interesting aspects of USDA's public hearing that is underway in Clovis, Calif., to gather testimony on establishing...