The nation’s organic dairies are growing in their ability to produce milk relative to the inputs in the production process, but not nearly at the same rate as other dairies in the country, according to new research from the Department of Agriculture.
Anaerobic digesters that take manure and turn it into biomethane for the transportation sector and other industrial uses are a key part of the dairy industry’s strategy to get to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Farm groups are concerned the Senate version of the House-passed Ocean Shipping Reform Act won't have the same strong provisions for getting U.S. farm goods onto container ships amid the supply chain crisis.
The International Dairy Foods Association is joining with the Port of Los Angeles and the shipping logistics company CMA CGM to form the Dairy Exports Working Group as supply chain bottlenecks at U.S. ports continue to hamper shipments of agricultural commodities to foreign buyers.
Grocery prices rose again in December, but some easing in beef and pork prices helped keep the increase below what it had been in the previous three months, according to the latest Consumer Price Index.
The U.S. dairy sector is celebrating a judicial victory in the ongoing battle over the use of common cheese names after a federal judge ruled French and Swiss producers don't have an exclusive right to the name Gruyere.
The Biden administration spent much of 2021 assessing the trade landscape left by the Trump administration, but the U.S. ag sector is looking for a new agenda in 2022 as uncertainties, concerns and opportunities lie ahead.
The U.S. announced Tuesday that it has won the first official dispute under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement after a three-member USMCA panel agreed that Canada breached dairy quota pledges under the trade pact.
President Joe Biden plans to personally appeal this week to the key senator holding up the administration’s massive spending package, and the long-awaited nominee to run the Food and Drug Administration gets a hearing in the Senate.
Supermarket prices jumped 0.8% in November, pushing the inflation rate for food costs to 6.4% over the past year, the largest increase for a 12-month period since 2008. The White House claims meatpackers bear a lot of the blame.