Two of the world’s closest allies, the United States and Canada, couldn’t be more apart on what’s right for their dairy industries with USMCA. The Canadian dairy industry does not like the potential agreement.
Dairy economics, policy, robotic milking, performance benchmarking, heifer development, genomic selection and more are on the agenda for a broad range of educational seminars at the 2018 World Dairy Expo.
Wisconsin has seen 449 dairy farms exit the business, a loss of 6% so far this year. Meanwhile, 10,000 dairy operations across the country could begin to see their Dairy Margin Coverage payments arriving in the mail.
For the second time in a week U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) has gone to bat for dairy farmers in the U.S. prior to possible renegotiations for the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA).