News

Information and results from the Minnesota Milk Producers Association.

Dairy CORE Program

April 9, 2020

Minnesota Milk supports a Dairy CORE (COronavirus REcovery) program to provide aid to every dairy farmer in the U.S. without distorting the market.

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Dairy CORE Program provides opportunity to right-size milk supply

April 9, 2020

Minnesota Milk’s board of directors today announces its endorsement of a Dairy CORE (COronavirus REcovery) program to quickly provide aid to the industry in an effort to right-size the new supply reality.

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Four states join to write Secretary Perdue

April 3, 2020

State trade associations collaborate on letter to Secretary Perdue.

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Dairy Day at the Capitol 2020

Dairy Day at the Capitol Report

February 21, 2020

Listen to House and Senate Ag Committee testimony from 2020 Dairy Day at the Capitol.

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Minnesota Milk pushes for milk to be go-to kids drink

February 21, 2020

Minnesota Milk members John and Janet Bremer, Hastings, pushed for the idea at Dairy Day at the Capitol 2019. Through the 2019 session and the interim, a group of partners worked to improve the bill and ensure the best opportunity for implementation.

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SDSU and UMN joint 2+2 veterinary program approved

February 14, 2020

South Dakota State (SDSU) and the University of Minnesota announce the formation of a new collaborative Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine leading to a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

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New I-9 form available now: must switch by April 30

February 7, 2020

On January 31, the U.S. Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) added a new I-9 via the Federal Register. Minnesota Milk encourages all dairies to begin using the new form immediately, as the current form may only be used until April 30, 2020.

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5,000 fewer Minnesota dairy cows, 30,000 fewer heifers

February 7, 2020

The January 31 USDA biannual cattle report showed another drop in both Minnesota and U.S. cow numbers.

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Manure: Waste or Valuable Agricultural Resource?

January 31, 2020

Stories about manure often illustrate two opposing sentiments. Is manure a “Waste” that pollutes our water resources and creates undesirable nuisances for communities?

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Ag Day with the Minnesota Wild

January 31, 2020

Join the Minnesota FFA Foundation for Ag Day at the Minnesota Wild. The ticket pack includes admission to a pregame on-ice photo (3:30 PM), a Wild Branded Hat, a $5 donation to MN FFA Foundation, and a chance to win raffle prizes.

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MDA Issues Updated Maps on Groundwater Protection Rule

January 31, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has issued updated maps that will help farmers across the state comply with the Groundwater Protection Rule.

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Will $20 Milk Derail Federal Orders Reform?

January 31, 2020

From Hoard’s Dairyman: Much attention has been given to improving milk prices witnessed during the final months of 2019, along with the forecast for sustaining these much welcomed higher dairy prices into 2020.

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