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2015
10/05/15 Hearing Request: Organic Milk Amendment to all Federal Orders  
09/15/15 CA FMMO Hearing Information: Hearing Questions & Answers  
09/15/15 CA FMMO Hearing Information: Tentative Hearing Schedule By Topic  
08/06/15 USDA Announces Hearing on Proposed California Federal Milk Marketing Order  
04/20/15 USDA Announces California Dairy Industry Outreach Meetings  
02/06/15 Proposal for a Federal Milk Marketing Order for California  

2014
10/08/14 Notice and Request for Comments for the Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program  
03/21/14 USDA Issues Final Rule Extending the Dairy Forward Pricing Program  
03/07/14 USDA Announces Final Decision to Amend the Appalachian, Florida and Southeast Federal Milk Orders  
03/07/14 USDA Announces Final Decision to Amend the Appalachian and Southeast Federal Milk Orders  

2013
10/01/13 Expiration of Dairy Forward Pricing Program  
04/26/13 USDA Issues Termination of Proceeding  
04/25/13 USDA Issues Final Rule on Amendments to Milk Orders  
03/14/13 Invitation to Submit Comments for Consideration of Changes to Product Specifications used in the Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program (DPMRP)  
02/07/13 USDA Issues Final Decision on Amendments to Milk Orders
     * Press Release
 
02/01/13 Extension of Dairy Forward Pricing Program  
01/17/13 USDA Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Fees for Voluntary Federal Dairy Grading and Inspection Services   

2012
10/01/12 Expiration of Dairy Forward Pricing Program  
08/27/12 USDA Announces Final Rule to Amend the Mideast Federal Milk Order  
06/28/12 USDA Announces Final Decision to Amend the Mideast Federal Milk Order  
04/13/12 USDA Announces Equivalent Price Determination for Dairy Product Sales Report 
    * Press Release
 
04/04/12 USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service Releases National Dairy Products Sales Report  
02/29/12 USDA Announces Recommended Decision to Amend the Mideast Federal Milk Order
     * Press Release
 
02/15/12 USDA Issues Final Rule Amending Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program  

2011
09/08/11 USDA Sets Hearing on Proposed Amendments to the Mideast Milk Order
     * Press Release
 
07/15/11 USDA Issues Invitation to Submit Proposals for Consideration of a Public Hearing that May Be Held to Discuss Amending the Pooling Standards within the Definition of a Pool Distributing Plant in the Mideast Milk Marketing Order
     * Action Plan
 
06/10/11 USDA Issues Proposed Rule to Implement Electronic Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program  
04/18/11 Early Release "Advanced" Class Prices for May 2011  

2010
09/03/10 USDA Announces Two Upcoming Meetings of Dairy Industry Advisory Committee  
08/24/10 Final Rule Amending the Definition of Class I Fluid Milk Products in All Federal Milk Marketing Orders, Effective January 1, 2011  
06/23/10 USDA Issues Technical Correction to Final Decision to Amend the Definition of Class I Fluid Milk Products in all Federal Milk Orders  
06/14/10 USDA Issues Final Decision to Amend the Definition of Class I Fluid Milk Products in all Federal Milk Orders  
04/23/10 USDA Issues Final Rule on Amendments to Producer-Handler Definition in all Federal Milk Orders  
03/26/10 USDA Schedules First Meeting of Dairy Industry Advisory Committee  
03/04/10 USDA Issues Final Decision on Amendments to Producer-Handler Definition in all Federal Milk Orders  
02/19/10 Dairy Outlook Presentation from 2010 Agricultural Outlook Forum  
01/06/10 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Members of the Dairy Industry Advisory Committee  

2009
12/17/09 USDA Announces New Dairy Economic Loss Assistance Payment Program to Provide Financial Relief to Struggling Dairy Producers  
10/21/09 USDA Issues Recommended Decision to Adopt Amendments to the Producer-Handler Definition in all Federal Milk Marketing Orders  
08/25/09 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Establishes Dairy Advisory Committee and Requests Nominations  
07/31/09 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Immediate Relief for Struggling Dairy Producers  
04/07/09 USDA Announces National Hearing Regarding Producer-Handler and Exempt Plant Provisions
03/13/09 USDA Announces Information Session for Producer-Handler Proceeding
03/13/09 USDA Concludes Proceeding to Amend Appalachian and Southeast Milk Marketing Orders
03/06/09 Extension of Time to Submit Proposals for a Public Hearing to Eliminate the Producer-Handler Provision and Revision of the Exempt Plant Provision for All Milk Orders  
02/05/09 Invitation to Submit Proposals for a Public Hearing to Eliminate the Producer-Handler Provision and Revision of the Exempt Plant Provision for All Milk Orders
    *Action Plan on Proposed Amendments to All Federal Milk Marketing Orders

2008
12/24/08 USDA Terminates Proceeding on Proposed Amendments to All Milk Orders
10/31/08 James E. Link Named Administrator of Agricultural Marketing Service
10/31/08 USDA Announces Final Rule to Establish a Dairy Forward Pricing Program
09/03/08 Interim Rule to Delay the Effective Date of Class III and IV Manufacturing Cost Allowances and Butterfat Yield Factor
08/20/08 Final Rule to Establish Rules of Practice for the Federal Milk Marketing Order Hearing Process
07/31/08 Interim Final Rule to Amend Class III and Class IV Product Price Formulas
07/24/08 Hearing on Proposals to Temporarily Increase Class I Differentials in the Southern Tier of the Mideast Marketing Area
06/20/08 Tentative Final Decision on Amendments to Class III and Class IV Product Price Formulas
06/17/08 Final Rule Establishing Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program
05/09/08 Correction of Omitted Language for Interim Final Rule to Increase Class I Prices and Adjust the Class I Pricing Surface of the Appalachian, Southeast, and Florida Milk Orders
03/17/08 Interim Final Rule to Temporarily Increase Class I Prices and Adjust the Class I Pricing Surface of the Appalachian, Southeast, and Florida Milk Orders
02/29/08 Recommended Decision to Adopt Amendments to the Administrative Assessment of the  Appalachian, Southeast, and Florida Milk Orders
02/29/08 Tentative Final Decision to Temporarily Increase Class I Prices and Adjust the Class I Pricing Surface of the Appalachian, Southeast, and Florida Milk Orders

2007
11/02/07 USDA Issues Interim Final Rule for Reopening Comment Period for Establishment of Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program
     * Press Release
07/03/07 USDA Issues Interim Final Rule Establishing a Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program
05/08/07 Appalachian, Southeast and Florida Orders Hearing: Temporary Adjustments to the Class I Pricing Surface  
02/07/07 Hearing on Proposals to Amend Class III and Class IV Price Formulas  

2006
12/29/06 Hearing on Proposals to Amend Class III and Class IV Make Allowances for All Federal Milk Marketing Orders—Interim Order  
12/04/06 Audio Broadcast of Pre-Hearing Information Session for Class III and Class IV Product Price Formulas  
11/22/06 Hearing on Proposals to Amend Class I and Class II Milk Price Formulas for All Federal Milk Marketing Orders  
11/22/06 Hearing on Proposals to Amend Class III and Class IV Make Allowances for All Federal Milk Marketing Orders—Tentative Final Decision  
11/16/06 Hearing on Proposals to Amend Class III and Class IV Milk Price Formulas for All Federal Milk Marketing Orders—Pre-Hearing Information Session  
05/17/06 Hearing to Amend Fluid Milk Product Definition Provisions of the Northeast and Other Milk Marketing Orders—Recommended Decision  (Includes FO 124 and 131)  
05/16/06 Milk Regulatory Equity Act (Re-interpretation of Final Rule Implementation)  
05/01/06 Milk Regulatory Equity Act (Final Rule)  
01/05/06 Hearing on Proposals to Amend Class III and Class IV Make Allowances for All Federal Milk Marketing Orders

2005
11/15/05 Proposal for an Emergency Hearing to Amend Class III and IV Price Formulas in all Federal Milk Marketing Orders
04/12/05 Hearing to Amend Fluid Milk Product Definition Provisions of the Northeast and Other Milk Marketing Orders (Includes FO 124 and 131 - Hearing Notice)
04/12/05 Hearing on Northeast Pooling Standards (Final Rule)
03/03/05 Hearing on the Mideast Order Pooling Provisions (Amendment to Hearing Announcement)
01/06/05 Expiration of Dairy Forward Pricing Pilot Program

2004
11/26/04 Hearing on Class III and IV Product Classification, Northeast Order and Other Milk Marketing Orders (Includes FO 124 and 131; Final Rule Approved by Dairy Farmers)
09/30/04 Hearing to Amend Fluid Milk Product Definition Provisions of the Northeast and Other Milk Marketing Orders : Time Extended for Submission of Additional Proposals (Includes FO 124 and 131)
09/24/04 Hearing on Class III and IV Product Classification, Northeast Order and Other Milk Marketing Orders (Includes FO 124 and 131; Final Decision)
09/22/04 Hearing on the Central Order Pooling Standards (Public Hearing Announced)
06/23/04 Hearing on the Upper Midwest Order Pooling Standards (Public Hearing Announced)
06/22/04 Hearing on the Mideast Order Pooling Standards (Final Rule)
04/23/04 Hearing on Class III and IV Product Classification, Northeast Order and Other Milk Marketing Orders (Includes FO 124 and 131; Interim Order, effective May 1, 2004)
04/12/04 Hearing on the Mideast Order Pooling Standards (Final Decision)
03/02/04 Hearing on Class III and IV Product Classification, Northeast Order and Other Milk Marketing Orders (Includes FO 124, 131 and 135; Posted 3/2/04; Tentative Final Decision)
02/03/04 Hearing to Amend Fluid Milk Product Definition Provisions of the Northeast and Other Milk Marketing Orders : Time Extended for Submission of Additional Proposals (Includes FO 124, 131 and 135)
01/23/04 Hearing to Merge the Appalachian and Southeast Milk Marketing Areas: Announcement of Public Hearing

2003
10/16/03 Hearing on Class III and IV Product Classification, Northeast Order and Other Milk Marketing Orders (Includes FO 124, 131 and 135; Posted 9/8/03; Correction to Hearing Notice)
10/06/03 Hearing to Amend Fluid Milk Product Definition Provisions of the Northeast and Other Milk Marketing Orders : Time Extended for Submission of Additional Proposals (Includes FO 124, 131 and 135)
10/06/03 Hearing to Merge the Appalachian and Southeast Milk Marketing Areas: Invitation to Submit Proposals
08/28/03 Invitation to Submit Proposals for a Public Hearing to Amend Fluid Milk Product Definition Provisions of the Northeast and Other Milk Marketing Orders
05/28/03 Invitation to Submit Proposals for a Public Hearing to Amend Provisions of the Northeast and Other Milk Marketing Orders
02/11/03 Hearing on Class III and IV Prices (Amended Orders to be Effective April 1, 2003)
02/11/03 Hearing on Central Order Pooling Standards (Interim Order Released)
 
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