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Specter-Casey Bill Expires, Looking to be Re-upped

By Ryan Dennis The Federal Milk Marketing Improvement Act, also known as S1645 and the Specter-Casey Bill, expired on the floor of the U.S. Senate on the last days of 2010.  Introduced by Pennsylvania Democrat Arlen Specter and read twice on August 6th, 2009, the dairy proposal has run its allotment of two years after Read More

Letter to the Editor

National versus Regional Cost of Production S1645 the Federal Milk Marketing Improvement Act of 2009 provides for one national minimum price for manufactured milk based on the national average total economic cost of production as calculated by the Economic Research Service (ERS) of the USDA. Currently there is one national milk price which changes every Read More

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