Category: History

A Look Back at Australian Deregulation

The recent farm crises found nearly every country or economical union to be petitioned by its farmers and dairy organisations for both financial support and structural reform.  EU farmers fought its commission over the market-based pricing system it is phasing in and American groups pushed for quotas to manage future supply.  In tough circumstances, farmers Read More

The New York Milk Strikes

By Tom Kriger A familiar refrain is playing out throughout the dairy industry in the United States.  Prices are down, the press has picked up the story of discontent in the dairy states and discovered yet another dairy “crisis” and the long term trend where the number of producers continues to decline has accelerated, in Read More

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