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Barn Media 3-24-11: Imports to Support Dairy Checkoff

Brian Allmer

Brian Allmer, Barn Media Podcast Producer

Dairy importers and producers beyond the 48 continental states will finally have to pay into the dairy checkoff under a rule USDA Ag Marketing Service recently published in the Federal Register. The assessment goes into effect for producers from the additional states on April 1 and on imports August 1. Chris Galen with the National Milk Producers Federation says the provision in the 2008 bill has languished for the last three years in regulatoryATT limbo…

Dairy importers and producers beyond the 48 continental states will finally have to pay into the dairy checkoff under a rule USDA Ag Marketing Service recently published in the Federal Register. The assessment goes into effect for producers from the additional states on April 1 and on imports August 1. Chris Galen with the National Milk Producers Federation says the provision in the 2008 bill has languished for the last three years in regulatoryATT limbo…