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After listening to several people testify at the recent hearing of the Milk Marketing Board, the board made the decision to continue the present level of the over-order premium at $1 per cwt [per hundred pounds of milk] for the remainder of 2022. more
On Memorial Day weekend,  I had the privilege of attending the wedding of Katie Kuzma, daughter of two of Pro Ag’s  members, Ray and Annette Kuzma.   more
Prices paid to dairy farmers have finally reached nearly $25 per cwt. (hundred pounds of milk) and the Class I price in Federal Order One for April’s milk reached $27.63 per cwt., which is … more
PENNSYLVANIA — On March 2, representatives from dairy groups testified before the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board (PMMB) about the premium paid to dairy farmers in the state. That premium is … more
Should an increase in the make allowance be awarded to milk handlers, which could then be used to lower milk prices paid to dairy farmers? Of course not! The make allowance was once part of the … more
It took seven years for this to happen. But finally, the prices paid to local dairy farmers have reached $20 per hundredweight (CWT). The market administrator for Federal Order #1 has announced the … more
Anyone that knew anything about Readington Farms was shocked when they heard the news that they were closing their plant and releasing their dairy farmers. No one was more shocked than I was. I had … more
Several years ago, when whole milk was removed from our schools, I started an effort to have it placed back in our schools. I soon realized that this was going to be a real struggle. Right from … more
After reviewing the special hearing on the problems with the dairy industry, which was conducted by the Dairy Subcommittee and chaired by Sen. Gillibrand (D. NY), without any reservation it must be … more
I recently had a conversation with one of our member dairy farmers, who has been a patient in at least two different hospitals. At one, he asked for whole milk with his lunch. He was told the milk … more