May 20: Dairy Farmers Press Congress for Emergency Action to Stem Economic Collapse (05.20.09). – NFFC held a press teleconference call urging Congress to set an emergency floor price, increase access to farm credit, and calling for a new dairy pricing system.
May 8: U.S. Dairy Farmers Applaud Introduction of New Bill to Fix Dairy Pricing System and Help Staunch Economic Crisis (05.08.09). – The Federal Milk Marketing Improvement Act of 2009, introduced by Senators Bob Casey and Arlen Specter as S.889, seeks to give dairy farmers a cost of production for their hard work.