June 13, 2013 — The U.S. Senate appears to be getting its act together on two key pieces of legislation that will impact the dairy industry. Now it’s the House of Representatives turn. National Milk’s Chris Galen joined us on Thursday’s DairyLine to discuss.
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June 6, 2013 — In celebration of June Dairy Month, efforts by the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) to revitalize the REAL® Seal are taking a big leap forward this month. A new campaign is being launched that allows consumers to learn more about the benefits of real, American-made dairy products and foods made with them, using a new Facebook page, blogger outreach, and digital advertising. National Milk’s Chris Galen talked about it on Thursday’s DairyLine Radio program.
May 30, 2013 — Two national dairy organizations are urging Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval to veto legislation that would allow the sales of raw milk directly to consumers, arguing that the food and safety risks of the measure represent too great a gamble with the public’s health. National Milk’s Chris Galen shares his thoughts in this DairyBusiness Radio Podcast:
May 23, 2013 — Two big issues are currently being discussed by lawmakers in Washington, D.C. Immigration and the Farm Bill. National Milk ‘s Chris Galen updated this week on the latest.
May 16, 2013 — National Milk’s Chris Galen commented on the latest vote from the House Ag Committee approving the Dairy Security Act and not the Goodlatte-Scott amenedment.
May 9, 2013 — More than 50 state and national dairy organizations, including the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), sent a joint letter to members of the House Agriculture Committee, urging that panel include the Dairy Security Act (DSA) in the upcoming Farm Bill. NMPF’s Chris Galen talked about it on Thursday’s DairyLine broadcast.
May 2, 2013 — For the second time in two years, state public health and agriculture department officials participating in the National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (NCIMS) turned down a proposal to reduce the maximum allowable level of somatic cell counts in milk. A lower level of somatic cells indicates higher quality milk. National Milk’s Chris Galen explained the disappointment of the decision in NMPF’s weekly radio address:
April 25, 2013 — Both the House and the Senate continue to work on immigration reform. National Milk’s Chris Galen gave DairyLine listeners an update on Thursday’s radio program.
April 18, 2013 — Economists comparing the Dairy Security Act with the Goodlatte-Scott Amendment say DSA would provide the most effective safety net for dairy producers. National Milk’s Chris Galen gave us his take on Thursday’s DairyLine:
April 11, 2013 — The benefits of adopting the Dairy Security Act (DSA) as part of the next farm bill will be obvious to farmers as Congress begins assembling new ag policy this spring. That’s according to speakers who presented this week at the National Dairy Producers Conference in Indianapolis. National Milk’s Chris Galen explains.