At the request of New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report detailing the impacts of consolidation in dairy cooperatives on the farmers they represent. The report highlights power imbalances and reduced farmer...

Managing national milk production to boost dairy farm profitability is not a new concept. The U.S government has made at least three notable attempts to manage the milk supply since the 1970’s, however these attempts were largely unsuccessful. This begs the question, i...

Since starting my new position at Wisconsin Farmers Union, the Dairy crisis has been at the front of my mind. That’s not surprising. Each day brings another story about dairy farmers going bankrupt, getting a 30-day termination notice, or opening a milk check that won’...

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If supply management is so great, why don’t we have it already?

October 24, 2019

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