Federal Milk Marketing Orders regulate milk marketing across state lines but within explicitly defined regions and are designed to provide price support
and market stability.
We saw [Energy Secretary] Ed Davey last week and we're engaging with officials together to go through some of the details, in particular the contractual details for renewable energy price support
The one thing the price supports
never take into account is increased crop and fuel prices, and we were seeing those at the same time the financial crash took place last fall.
The Western States Dairy Producers Trade Association, representing groups whose members own 40 percent of the nation's dairy cattle, has called on the USDA to go beyond an increase in price supports
, and buy 100 million pounds of cheese for distribution through food banks.
It is simply essential that the Government offers price support
for those farmers affected by foot-and-mouth.
However, the government still thinks it needs to manage this modern industry's surplus inventory with the Dairy Price Support
In 2001, because of the threats to the auction and price support
systems, the co-op started two marketing centers as a pilot program to see if these efforts would benefit their farmer-members.
A spokesman said: "The price support
mechanism put in place in 1996 was designed to ensure the lowest fuel prices possible for Statoil customers.
The purchase-for-destruction will be replaced from today by a "special purchase scheme" which will provide price support
only for the destruction of cows and heifers.
PFD is being extended, and Irish steers will remain eligible instead of being pushed out into the weaker price support
environment of a tender-based intervention system.
and payments based on output accounted for three quarters of this sum, but a number of ad hoc emergency packages - which are theoretically less trade-distorting - risked generating expectations of continued support which could alter future production decisions, the OECD said.
Regarding the pricing of produce, the officials say the bill is market-oriented, and that it aims to replace direct price support
with a subsidy to farmers to stabilize their income.