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Recently, Hoard's Dairyman featured Cooperative Network's comments on how the Trump presidency will potentially impact the dairy industry.  Check out these links to read Part 1 and Part 2 of the feature in Hoard's Dairyman. 

“Cooperative Network strongly supports efforts to protect the integrity of dairy products by requiring national enforcement of the sensible labeling requirements we already have on the books.  When misbranded items are corrected, we believe consumers will choose real dairy products over imitations, which will benefit Wisconsin’s vital $43 billion dollar...

Over the past few months, Cooperative Network has attended and participated in several broadband events throughout the state. Among them were the Border to Border Broadband Conference, the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband meeting, and the 2016 Economic Development Conference. First, on September 14, Cooperative Network participated in a conference hosted...

Cooperative Network Director of Government Relations David Ward and other dairy industry leaders participated in a dairy roundtable hosted by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack on Oct. 11 in Westby, Wisconsin. Vilsack traveled to Westby to discuss dairy industry needs in the areas of trade, safety net programs like the Margin...

The D.C. Court of Appeals has ruled that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) violated the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) by issuing the July 22, 2015, memorandum revising its policy for retail facility exemptions under the Process Safety Management (PSM) standard.  The...

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