making a difference for dairy

Canadian Trade Policies
Food Waste
Geographical Indications
National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard
NCIMS - 2017 Conference Summary
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Nutrition Facts Label Changes
Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)
Worker Safety in the Dairy Industry

More issues...

Be Heard

Regulatory RoundUp

Get Involved

Dairy Counts

Join the Discussion

Dairy Forum

Dairy Delivers: The Economic Impact of Dairy Products
Dairy Counts
FDA Milk Safety Memorandums
Buyers' Guide
Member Hotlines
Dairy Market Prices
Quick Links

Dairy Facts 2016

NMPF Urges USDA to Raise CCC Purchase Prices, Extend DEIP through 2010

Jun 29, 2009

The National Milk Producers Federation called last week for a temporary increase of the Commodity Credit Corporation purchase prices for cheese and nonfat dry milk under the Dairy Product Price Support Program.

In a letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, NMPF asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to raise the CCC purchase prices for three months to these levels: $1.19 per pound for block cheese, $1.16 per pound for barrel cheese and $0.84 per pound for nonfat dry milk. NMPF proposed these same purchase levels during the FY 2008 farm bill debate, but they were rejected by Congress.

In addition, NMPF urged USDA to extend the Dairy Export Incentive Program (DEIP) on July 1 for program 2010. The invitations that USDA had announced in May for DEIP allocations will expire on Wednesday. IDFA previously reported on the controversial reaction of U.S. global trading partners to the initial round of DEIP.

International Sweetener Colloquium