Tag: dairy proposal

Post Dairy Crisis Europe Weighing in on Proposed “Milk Package”

By Ryan Dennis On March 15th, 2011, a member of the European Parliament introduced his report of the European Commission’s “Milk Package” meant to address problems associated with the cause of low farmgate prices.  The Milk Package, by emphasising contractual relationships, aims to even the lack of countervailing power experienced by dairy producers in the Read More

Specter-Casey Bill Supporters Called to Action

The Federal Milk Marketing Improvement Act, also known as Bill S1645 and the Specter-Casey Bill, expired several months ago on the congressional table.  Proponents of the bill are looking for legislative support to get it re-introduced.  LoriJayne M. Grahn and Tina Carlin, both farming wives, are calling on advocates to contact their representatives and senators. Read More

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

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