America’s dairy farmers produce high-quality products that are renowned around the world. These exports drive economic growth and support jobs in rural communities across the United States. The European Union’s efforts to monopolize many common food names, such as “parmesan,” “asiago” and “feta,” continue to limit export market access for U.S. dairy farmers and their cooperatives. The dairy industry is counting on the U.S. government to take a proactive stance against these unjust trade barriers and make protecting common cheese terms a core policy objective in all U.S. current and future trade discussions.
NMPF Statement on Additional COVID Relief PackageFebruary 24, 2021
“NMPF is grateful to Congress for working to enact additional COVID-19 stimulus legislation. The pending bill includes critical additional agriculture and nutrition support intended to help farmers, rural communities, and food-insecure households throughout the nation….
Dairy Playing Its Part as a Climate Solution, NMPF’s Jonker SaysFebruary 22, 2021
Through commitments like the Net Zero Initiative and efforts like the National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Program, dairy farmers are well-positioned to be agricultural leaders in mitigating climate change, said Dr. Jamie Jonker,…