Week of May 15: Congress enacts the 2008 farm bill, including multiple NMPF recommendations, one day after it was vetoed by President George W. Bush.

April 2017

March 2017

NMPF's Proposed Changes to MPP

NMPF Board of Directors Unanimously Approves Recommendations to Margin Protection Program

Michigan Dairy Farmer Outlines Changes Needed in Farm Bill Safety Net at Senate Hearing

FRANKENMUTH, MI – Dairy farmers in Michigan and across the nation need federal lawmakers to revise the safety net created in the 2014 Farm Bill to provide them adequate risk management protection, according to a dairy farmer from eastern Michigan who testified in Frankenmuth on Saturday at a Senate hearing. Read more...

NMPF President Says Strengthening Dairy Safety Net Program Must be Priority as Farm Bill Discussions Commence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress begins its deliberations on the next farm bill, improvements to the dairy Margin Protection Program must be a top priority for lawmakers, said Jim Mulhern, president and CEO of the National Milk Producers Federation, who spoke today before the House Agriculture Committee. Read more...

The Edler Family

Craig Edler currently sits on the NMPF Board of Directors and is a long-time member of Dairy Farmers of America. He and his wife Katharine operate Cam Cal Kar Dairy Farms, located near Browntown, Wisc. The farm is home to 700 registered Holstein cows, and grows corn and alfalfa on 1,700 acres. In addition to the dairy operation, Craig and Katharine are partners in a custom heifer raising business and milling business, as well as own a custom harvesting and manure pumping businesses. 


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