USDA produces a newsletter called Healthy Animals, and the latest edition is out now. This quarterly online newsletter compiles ARS news and expert resources on the health and well-being of agricultural animals.
Not that milk production isn’t growing by leaps and bounds both here in the US and, as you’ll recall from a few days ago, Japan.
If not, you’d better find out sooner rather than later… otherwise, Uncle Sam may be hauling you off to the federal pen.
The Farm Service Agency announced this week that Milk Income Loss Contract (MILC) payments are being processed.
Washington DC in Spring is typically known for its Cherry Blossoms, but for Barbara and Leroy Shatto, they might remember meeting George W. Bush more than they’ll remember the trees.
A study released earlier this month in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that calcium intake isn’t linked to weight gain.
How about some more news out of USDA today. This one’s from their World Outlook Board. USDA reporter, Brenda Curtis, has a story about milk prices being forecast lower due to higher production and higher stocks.
Maybe not quite, but USDA is working on a solution. The Ag Research Service is working to determine if we can genetically engineer our cows to resist the infection altogether.
IDFA is happy that the president signed the Milk Regulatory Equity Act into law on Tuesday. According to a press release, “We commend the President for signing this piece of legislation,” said Chip Kunde, senior vice president of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA). “His action today brings this long-fought battle to a close.” The bill, which was passed by …
USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation announced today the issuance of a newly revised contract for purchasing bulk dairy commodities under the Milk Price Support Program. Bulk dairy products include salted butter, block cheddar cheese, American cheese packed in barrels and nonfat dry milk.