Cheese Reporter

Front Page - September 22, 2023 • Volume 148, No. 15

Make Allowances, Other Formula Factors Are Order Hearing Focus
Testimony at USDA’s federal milk marketing order (FMMO) last Friday and this week continued on proposals to update make allowances and other Class III and Class IV formula factors, and also began on base Class I skim milk price proposals. Terry Brockman, senior vice president dairy of procurement, ingredients and industry affairs for Saputo USA, testified on Proposals 3, 6, 8 and 9.....

US Milk Production Fell 0.3% In Aug.; Cow Numbers Rose Slightly From July

US milk production in the 24 reporting states during August totaled 18.2 billion pounds, down 0.3 percent from August 2022, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported Monday....


DCMA, Prairie Farms Both Support USDA Recommended Decision For Southeast Orders

Both the Dairy Cooperative Marketing Association (DCMA) and Prairie Farms Dairy support the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) recently released recommended decision affecting three orders in the southeastern US.....

Dairy, Food Retail Concerns Aired In Comments On Draft Merger Guides
Dairy industry and food retailing were among the concerns raised in comments submitted to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) concerning the agencies’ review of their Merger Guidelines....

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