Milk Market Administrator - Seattle, WA
 
Policy Statements and Decisions

Includes information pertaining to the administration of Federal Orders 124 & 131, such as payment due dates, administrative assessment changes and forms.

Recent

01/26/17 Resumption of Administrative Assessment  
12/19/16 Waiver of Administrative Assessment
10/19/16 Resumption of Administrative Assessment  
08/23/16 Waiver of Administrative Assessment
05/27/16 Fluid Milk Product Weight Conversion Factors  
01/20/16 Resumption of Administrative Assessment  

Older
2015
11/17/15 Waiver of Administrative Assessment  
01/30/15 Revision in Shipping Percentages for Plants Operated by a Cooperative Association: Arizona Federal Milk Order 131  
01/20/15 Proposed Revision in Shipping Percentages for Plants Operated by a Cooperative Association: Arizona Federal Milk Order 131  
01/20/15 Resumption of Administrative Assessment   

2014
10/17/14 Waiver of Administrative Assessment  
01/24/14 Resumption of Administrative Assessment   
2013
10/28/13 Waiver of Administrative Assessment  
01/25/13 Resumption of Administrative Assessment   

2012
11/29/12 Waiver of Administrative Assessment  
08/24/12 Waiver of Administrative Assessment  
01/25/12 Resumption of Administrative Assessment   

2011
11/18/11 Waiver of Administrative Assessment  
02/28/11 Appointment of William A. Wise as Market Administrator, effective February 27, 2011  
01/21/11 RSS Feed Now Available for Selected MA Announcements and Publications  

2010
12/30/10 Retirement of Market Administrator  

2009
12/17/09 Updated Concentrated Milk Product Conversion Factors  
03/26/09 Determination Regarding an Investigation of Current Pooling and Performance Standards Relating to Milk Under the Pacific Northwest Marketing Order
     * Washington State Dairy Federation's Second Request for Extension
 
03/04/09 Waiver of Administrative and Marketing Service Assessments
02/09/09 Extension of Time to File Written Comments Regarding an Investigation of Current Pooling and Performance Standards Relating to Milk Under the Pacific Northwest Marketing Order
     * Washington State Dairy Federation's Request for Extension
01/27/09 Market Administrator Requests Comments Regarding an Investigation of Current Pooling and Performance Standards Relating to Milk Under the Pacific Northwest Marketing Order
     * Washington State Dairy Federation Letter

2008
09/18/08 Special Note: Delayed Announcement of Advanced Prices and Pricing Factors

2007
12/19/07 Notice of Temporary Suspension of Rule for Storm Related Losses
11/20/07 Extension of Time to December 17, 2007, to Submit Additional Proposals to Expand the Pacific Northwest Marketing Area  
10/02/07 Extension of Time to November 5, 2007, to Submit Alternative Proposals to Expand the Pacific Northwest Marketing Area  
08/17/07 Invitation to Submit Proposals for a Public Hearing to Expand the Pacific Northwest Marketing Area  

2006
10/23/06 Waiver of Administrative Assessment  
02/24/06 Hearing on Producer-Handler Provisions for the Pacific Northwest and Arizona-Las Vegas Orders (Final Rule)

2005
12/14/05 Hearing on Producer-Handler Provisions for the Pacific Northwest and Arizona-Las Vegas Orders (Final Decision)
04/13/05 Hearing on Producer-Handler Provisions for the Pacific Northwest and Arizona-Las Vegas Orders (Recommended Decision)
04/12/05 Hearing on Pacific Northwest Pooling Standards (Final Rule)
03/01/05 Hearing on Arizona-Las Vegas Pooling Standards (Interim Order)

2004
12/30/04 Hearing on Arizona-Las Vegas Pooling Standards (Tentative Partial Decision)
12/30/04 Hearing on Pacific Northwest Pooling Standards (Final Decision)
07/23/04 Increase in the Administrative and Marketing Service Assessments
06/23/04 Hearing on Pacific Northwest Pooling Standards (Final Rule)
05/17/04 Hearing on Producer-Handler Provisions for the Pacific Northwest and Arizona-Las Vegas Orders:  Extension on Time to File Briefs
04/09/04 Hearing on Pacific Northwest Pooling Standards (Final Decision)
02/24/04 Western Order to be Terminated, Effective April 1, 2004
01/12/04 USDA Proposed Termination of Western Milk Marketing Order
01/12/04 USDA Announces Interim Order to Amend the Pacific Northwest Milk Order

2003
12/29/03 Hearing on Producer-Handler Provisions for the Pacific Northwest and Arizona-Las Vegas Orders:  Notice of Reconvened Hearing
10/31/03 Hearing on Producer-Handler Provisions for the Pacific Northwest and Arizona-Las Vegas Orders:  Notice of Reconvened Hearing
10/31/03 Hearing on Pacific Northwest and Western Order Pooling Standards (USDA Issues Referendum Order and Extends Comment Deadline for Western Milk Marketing Order)

*Compilation of Statistical Material, Federal Milk Marketing Order No. 135, Western Marketing Area, April 2002
08/28/03 Extension of Vote on Amended Milk Orders for the Pacific Northwest and Western Marketing Area
08/26/03 Hearing on Producer-Handler Provisions for the Pacific Northwest and Arizona-Las Vegas Orders (Correction of Hearing Announcement, Announcement of Hearing)
08/18/03 Hearing on Pacific Northwest and Western Order Pooling Standards (Tentative Final Decision Announced)
06/30/03 Proposals to Amend the Producer-Handler Provisions of the Pacific Northwest Marketing Order
05/23/03 Resumption of Assessments
04/14/03 Invitation to Submit Proposals for a Public Hearing to Amend Provisions of the Arizona-Las Vegas Order
01/17/03 Waiver of Administrative Assessment

 
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