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  • Monday, November 11, 2019 8:20 AM
    The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture will take more time to consider the proposed ATCP 51 rule. This policy sets the standards and the process local governments must follow for new or expanding livestock operations.
  • Monday, October 28, 2019 9:54 AM
        The USDA October World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates projects 2019 milk production at 218.2 billion pounds, up 200 million pounds from the September estimate. Higher cow numbers and greater productivity per cow are credited for the bump.
  • Sunday, October 13, 2019 11:52 AM
        According to the USDA, more than 22,600 dairy farmers are enrolled in the 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage program. That means 78 percent of U.S. dairies with an established production history signed-up. In Minnesota, 2,334 or 82 percent of dairy farmers are enrolled.

  • Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:37 PM
        Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue joined former agriculture secretaries Tom Vilsack, John Block and Dan Glickman to rally support of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement. U.S. Dairy Export Council CEO Tom Vilsack said it could be a challenge for the U.S. dairy industry if the agreement isn’t ratified.
  • Monday, September 16, 2019 4:25 PM
        According to a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the dairy industry is responsible for nearly half of Wisconsin’s agricultural revenue.
  • Monday, August 26, 2019 10:02 AM
        In the August supply/demand report, USDA forecasted 2019 milk production at just under 218 billion pounds.
  • Monday, August 12, 2019 9:11 AM
        USDA has announced details of its trade mitigation effort. This program includes $14.5 billion in assistance to farmers.
  • Monday, July 29, 2019 10:00 AM
        This Farm Service Agency is beginning to make payments under the new Dairy Margin Coverage program.
  • Monday, July 15, 2019 9:10 AM
        U.S. and Chinese trade officials will return to the bargaining table. After a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the G-20 Summit, President Donald Trump sounded very optimistic.
  • Monday, June 24, 2019 8:57 AM
        After the United States and Mexico reached an agreement to avoid new tariffs on Mexican products, President Trump went to Twitter. Trump said “Mexico has agreed to immediately begin buying large quantities of agricultural product from our great patriot farmers.”
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