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Information and results from the Minnesota Milk Producers Association.

Have you ‘Herd’?

May 1, 2020

Take the #MnMilkHerdCheck Challenge today!

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Dairy farmers and consumers need quick help, not government-inflated prices

April 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lucas Sjostrom (320) 249-8701 Lucas@MNMilk.org About three weeks ago, Minnesota Milk introduced the Dairy CORE Program. CORE, standing for Coronavirus Recovery, gets to the root of…

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USDA answers FAQ on Paycheck Protection Program

April 10, 2020

On March 27, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This package appropriated $349 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The PPP is a guaranteed…

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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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Scriptcost™ Card – New Membership Benefit

April 8, 2020

At Minnesota Milk, we continue looking for ways to add value to your membership. In addition to dairy policy initiatives and educational venues, we continue offering membership benefits like scholarships…

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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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