Canada trade dispute threatens livelihood of dairy farms

Milk production on P.E.I. increased 8.56 per cent in 2016 compared to the year before

"One day you are looking for the future for your kids", Waterloo dairy farmer Jennifer Sauer told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

"Our dairy exports are worth more than $5 billion annually, generating 120,000 jobs in dairy farming, manufacturing and related sectors", Mulhern said. "We have also been in touch with agricultural groups and processing associations, as well as USA trade officials to see if they can do anything to change the situation".

"For every seven days that we're producing dairy products, one of those days is used in the export market, and this shows what happens when you lose part of that export market".

When a major processor like Grassland reduces milk intake, that action is immediately felt, Brancel said. "Our next move is to find a new home for this milk, and that will be tough".

"When we allow Canadian products in duty free but, they find a loophole for American milk, that's not fair".

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Dairy Farmers who received a termination letter from their dairy processor or handler are encouraged to contact the DATCP Farm Center at 800-942-2474 for assistance in locating potential new buyers.

Family farms that lost their purchaser would have to sell their cows and go out of business if another company can not buy their milk, Brancel said.

Over 70 Wisconsin dairy operations have felt the blow from Canada's latest protectionist trade policies overnight, as the policies have worked to slam the door on American dairy exports, violating existing trade commitments between the two nations and leaving farmers scrambling for buyers.

But Mr Partridge said the letter did not guarantee the cost to farmers would be capped at four cents.

Wisconsin and NY state officials have asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to take action to help dairy farmers in their states who've been hurt by Canada's decision to impose duties on imports of a product called ultra-filtered milk.

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This call for research into alternative milk uses comes as universities face funding challenges and messages from the governor to focus as much on the classroom as research, but Tranel says the researchers could use funding from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, new budget money or surplus funding. Industry leaders and many state and federal lawmakers have also sent letters to President Trump to address Canada's anti-competitive efforts to keep USA products out of its borders.

"We believe the policy was created to discourage USA exports of ultrafiltered milk and incentivize Canadians to purchase Canadian milk, which is a possible violation of World Trade obligations", Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said. -Canada trade relations. Trump, who was elected with the help of strong rural support, has pledged to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement to help USA industry.

"They've invested in technology that enhances the value of product it sends out", Brancel said.

Mike North, president of Commodity Risk Management Group in Platteville, said the impact of too much milk on the market won't translate to lower prices for consumers.

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