Iowa state law mandating license for maintenance employees of schools
In our analysis, years of low farm prices for most major U. agricultural commodities will come to a head in 2018, with a crisis of available credit being compounded by continued low prices.
Dairy ought to be near the top of the list among ag commodities.
That double-whammy involves barrel Cheddar prices topping block Cheddar prices in USDAs Class III (cheese) milk pricing formula. Wiegel explains the issues, and strongly urges that more research into Kappa Casein Es functionality be conducted in the U. Writer Ken Rabas offers his personal insights about curd formation issues involving milk from cows with the Kappa Casein E gene.
Without a successful approval by voting producers on that referendum, Californias entry into the federal milk order program will be kaput.
Now Dairy Farmers of America is pushing members of the Lowville Milk Producers and Jefferson Bulk milk co-ops to become full equity partners with DFA, or lose their access to markets through DFAs subsidiary, Dairy Marketing Services. The headline tells the story of dairy commodity price trends during the past month. Nate Wilson reports that on December 18, new federal rules about truckers needing electronic log books will create headaches for livestock haulers.
Writer Jan Shepel details a presentation of a proposal for immigrant farm labor rules reform that was conducted at World Dairy Expo by the American Dairy Coalition. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) has submitted legislation calling for labor reforms involving immigrant farm workers. Of great interest: Noises from the EU agricultural commissioner that its time to tighten up the intervention program in which EU nations buy surplus skim milk powder. Drivers will be limited to 10 hours of driving time, with four hours of non-driving time behind the wheel.
We invite dairy farmers to contact a long list of dairy promotion groups asking questions about whether their state/regional promotion groups bought tables (10 persons) at that gala with chairs costing ,500 to ,000 each.
Writer Jan Shepel profiles the Salemville Cheese Co-op in Wisconsin.
USDA found Aurora in complete compliance with organic pasture standards. Result: Price for dairy livestock are generally down.