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Organic Dairy Farmers go to Washington, DC

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

New Organic Animal Welfare Rules are Now Final*

Compiled and written by Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) Proposed Hearing

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

The 2023 Farm Bill--What you can do

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

The Long Awaited Origin of Livestock Rule is Published

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Origin of Livestock

By Kathie Arnold, Chair of the NODPA Policy Committee and past NODPA president, and Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Update on Origin of Livestock

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Origin of Livestock Final Rule-Next Steps

Letter to USDA Secretary Sonny Purdue

The Crisis in the Organic Dairy Movement

Farmers and Consumers, Working Together, Can Reestablish Economic Justice

Democracy Worked

USDA Terminates the Organic Checkoff Proposal, Citing “Lack of Support”

Forecast for Organic Dairy in 2018 & Beyond

Organic Dairy Producers’ Thoughts on the Current State of Organic Dairy

The Fall NOSB Meeting

Francis Thicke’s Closing Remarks

Organic Dairy Policy

What Producers Can Do Now

A Summary of the NOSB Fall 2017 Meeting

by Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Organics under Attack

By Ed Maltby, NODPA Executive Director

Letter to the Secretary of Agriculture

No Organic Checkoff Coalition

The National Organic Standards Board

Fall Meeting October 31, 2017

Stop the Organic Checkoff Program (a Tax)!

Submit Comments on the Proposed Rule before April 19th.

Statement of the Organic Farmers’ Agency for Relationship Marketing, Inc.

To the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Nov. 16, 2016, St. Louis, MO

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