The U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold a public information session this Friday, March 20, to discuss proposals asking the department to amend Federal Milk Marketing Order producer-handler and exempt-plant provisions. IDFA members may attend the session, which will be held in Washington, D.C. from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern time, or participate by phone or webcast. For more information, visit USDA's Dairy Programs. The proposals are available here. For background, read "IDFA and NMPF Call for End to Producer-Handler Exemptions."