July 31: NFFC Believes Dairy Support Price Increase Unlikely to Stop Farm Bankruptcies (07.31.09) – NFFC today warned Secretary Tom Vilsack that USDA’s plans to temporarily raise cheese and nonfat dry milk prices through the Dairy Product Price Support Program (DPPSP) still falls far short of a real remedy to stop the imminent bankruptcies of dairy[…]
July 21: NFFC Testifies in Congressional Hearing on Dairy Crisis (07.21.09) – NFFC Dairy Subcommittee Chairman Paul Rozwadowski testified before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry on the corruption and greed plaguing the dairy industry that is responsible for the current record low milk prices. Read the testimony here.
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July 14: Family Farmers and and Consumer Group Expose House Ag Hearing for Failure to Address Real Causes and Solutions to Dairy Crisis (07.14.09) – The National Family Farm Coalition held a public flyering and press teleconference today to highlight the failure of the House Agriculture Subcommittee’s hearing on the dairy crisis to spotlight the voices[…]
July 8: Family Farmers, Ranchers and Consumers Demand U.S. Senate Remove Funding for NAIS (07.08.09) – Over 80 organizations send a letter to the U.S. House and Senate asking the funding for NAIS be zeroed out for 2010. While the House does not include new funding for the failed Animal ID program, the Senate included $14[…]