The Federal MIlk Market Order office in Shawnee, Kan. has put together three quick primers on how Federal Milk Marketing Orders actually work. They are must reads for anyone trying to understand the complexities of milk marketing outside of California.
To access the information, go to www.fmmacentral.com. Then click on publications. Then click on Market Service Bulletins. For an overview, click on June 2009. For classified pricing basics, click on July 2009. And for market wide pooling information, click on December 2009.