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Agri-Pulse: Farm Bureau Backs Dairy Producer Group Marketing Order Reform Effort


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AFBF Staff

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The nation’s largest farm group is throwing its weight behind a petition the National Milk Producers filed with USDA to reform the federal milk marketing orders that regulate returns to processors and producers.

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall said in a letter to USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service Tuesday supporting NMPF’s May 1 petition that the “modernization of outdated elements of the FMMO system is long overdue to maintain confidence and trust by its participants.”

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