Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

American Farm Bureau Seeks Milk Pricing Reforms

News / In The News August 15, 2020

The American Farm Bureau Federation is requesting changes to the Federal Milk Marketing Order program.

AFBF Chief Economist John Newton tells Capital Press, “the volatility we’ve seen in cheese prices has brought renewed attention to reform in federal orders."

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