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USDA Releases Final CA FMMO Decision

Modesto, Calif., (April 4, 2018) – USDA released the long awaited final decision for a California Federal Milk Marketing Order today. The potential differences between the final decision and USDA’s draft recommended decision from February 2017 had been a source of speculation in the industry for many months. Exactly how different was the final decision from the previous version? The …

Western United Dairyman Thanks the Board Members who Served their Full Terms, Retiring at Convention Next Week

Turlock, Calif., (March 27, 2018) – Mike Zylstra: Mike spent more time at the office than most board members because of his role as treasurer. His dedication to accurate numbers and getting to the bottom of things was exceptional and has greatly served WUD’s members for many years. What he learned throughout his time on the board that surprised him …

The Road to the California FMMO Reopens – Come Hear Details At WUD’s Convention!

Modesto, Calif., (March 20, 2018) – Big news this week: the judicial officer who was tasked with reviewing the entire California Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) hearing record ratified it. This officially clears the way for USDA to release the final decision for a California FMMO. USDA did not mention how long it would take to release the final decision …

Tricolored Blackbird Update

Modesto, Calif., (February 21, 2018) – As I write this on February 14, Valentine’s Day, love is in the air. The Tricolored Blackbirds are also in an amorous mood getting together with their mates and looking for a place to build a nest. In a natural setting 200 years ago they would be looking for a wetland with cattails to …

California Dairy Digital Magazine: February 2018 Issue

The December issue of California Dairy Magazine is now available to read online! Read the latest California Dairy & Feed industry news and technology.  Here’s a peek of what’s inside: AI Breeding & Consulting with 3 Parreiras Dairy Producers Plea for Emergency Price Increase USDA Delays California Milk Marketing Order Federal Budget Deal Supports Dairy Insurance Controlling Alfalfa Weevils with Pyrethroid Resistance …

Quota Implementation Plan (QIP) Dairy Producers Meetings

Modesto, Calif., (October 10, 2017) – In addition to informational sessions conducted by California Dairies Inc. (CDI), Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Land O’Lakes (LOL), a series of joint dairy producer meetings will be held throughout the state in the next few weeks. The presentations will be brief to allow ample time for questions you may have. This is …

CDFA Announces EXTENSION of Grant Application Deadline for the 2017 Alternative Manure Management Program

Alternative Manure Management Program - California Ag Network

Modesto, Calif., (October 4, 2017) – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has extended the grant application deadline for the Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP), from October 2, 2017 to October 16, 2017 at 5 P.M. PDT. The AMMP is one of two programs designed by CDFA to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions. The program will provide between …

2018 WUD Grassroots Elections – Your Voice Matters!

Modesto, Calif., (September 27, 2017) – Western United Dairymen (Western) is a grassroots advocacy organization –that only works when you lend your voice and raise your hand. We’re embarking on a new era of advocacy that starts with you –the member, and we’d love to have you join our strong team of volunteers and lend your voice to the largest …

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