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Five Different Approaches

Dr. Mike Hutjens shares with us the five different approaches that dairy farmers are facing in today's economy :

NMPF “Road Map” Petition to FDA

The National Milk Producers Federation today filed a citizen petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, outlining a labeling solution to the use of dairy terms on non-dairy products as the agency considers public input from a recently concluded comment...

Class I Jumps 68 Cents

The March Federal order Class I base milk price is $15.98 per hundredweight, up 68 cents from February, $2.62 above March 2018, and the highest Class I price since October 2018. It equates to about $1.37 per gallon, up from $1.15 a year ago. The three-month Class I...

NMPF Thanks Chobani

In a letter to Hamdi Ulukaya, chief executive officer of Chobani, National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) President and CEO Jim Mulhern thanked the company for supporting transparency in the use of dairy terms on food-product labels, the subject of a recently ended...

Dairy Forward

Introducing dairy's premiere educational event, the 2019 PDPW Business Conference - March 13-14 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin (See Program). PDPW's executive director Shelly Mayer joined us for a preview on today's Dairy Radio Now:

Winter Storms Take Toll on Eastern Washington Producers

More than 1,800 dairy cattle died from the recent winter blizzards in Eastern Washington. Matt Gould, editor and analyst of the Dairy & Food Market Analyst newsletter joined us on today's Dairy Radio Now to discuss:

Feed Your Calves Clean Colostrum

Dr. Mike Hutjens joins us once again on our Feed Form Friday to discuss a "real must" on dairy farms - clean colostrum:

Simplify Your Dairy Decisions

Connect and visualize your data and make better decisions faster with My Dairy Dashboard. That's according to CEO Mitch Norby, who joined us on today's Dairy Radio Now to share the latest.

Consistency and Cleanliness Are Keys To Quality Milk

Keith Engel, dairy farm hygiene & supplies specialist at GEA Farm Technologies joined us on today's Wellness Wednesday to discuss the importance of consistency and cleanliness when producing high quality milk.

Rural Health Has A Model

Part three of our conversation with Rhonda Strebel, executive director of the Rural Health Initiative. She tells us that the Wisconsin based organization is 'one of a kind' in the U.S.

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NMPF “Road Map” Petition to FDA

The National Milk Producers Federation today filed a citizen petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, outlining a labeling solution to the use of dairy terms on non-dairy products as the agency considers public input from a recently concluded comment period.

The petition reinforces current FDA labeling regulations, with some additional clarification, to show how marketplace transparency can be enhanced and consumer harm from confusion over nutritional content can be reduced. It also addresses several specious arguments raised by marketers of vegan foods as part of the ongoing debate on dairy labeling, such as the false idea that creating consistent, clear labeling of non-dairy products would somehow limit the use of dairy terms on products that clearly aren’t marketed as dairy substitutes, such as peanut butter. (The petition may be accessed here.)

Class I Jumps 68 Cents

The March Federal order Class I base milk price is $15.98 per hundredweight, up 68 cents from February, $2.62 above March 2018, and the highest Class I price since October 2018. It equates to about $1.37 per gallon, up from $1.15 a year ago. The three-month Class I average is at $15.47, up from $14.35 at this time a year ago and compares to $17.03 in 2017. Courtesy Mielke Market Weekly

NMPF Thanks Chobani

In a letter to Hamdi Ulukaya, chief executive officer of Chobani, National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) President and CEO Jim Mulhern thanked the company for supporting transparency in the use of dairy terms on food-product labels, the subject of a recently ended FDA comment period. Read More