While issuing another $100 million in back-payments for the Margin Protection Program, the USDA extended the MPP enrollment deadline to ensure dairy farmers have every opportunity to join if they want to.
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 farmers have a stronger safety net against low milk prices and high feed costs under the new federal farm bill, and more federal dollars will be spent to spur international trade of American agricultural products.
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).
Senator Charles Schumer is going to bat for American dairy farmers when it comes to renegotiating NAFTA and he believes Canada is putting up a “Dairy Wall” with its policies upending the global dairy market.
As the U.S. takes aim at Canada’s dairy sector as it attempts to renegotiate NAFTA, Canada's farmers and processors are forging ahead with some of their biggest expansions and investments in more than a decade.