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Cooperative Network’s Dairy Committee and its Dairy Legislative and Regulatory Committee will meet on June 21 in La Crosse, Wis. to discuss proposed new resolutions or changes to existing resolutions that relate to dairy or agriculture in general. Final action on the resolutions will take place at Cooperative Network’s Annual...

Cooperative Network’s Resolutions Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 20 in Eau Claire, Wis. to discuss proposed new resolutions or changes to existing resolutions. If you have any suggestions, they can be submitted to Patrick Murray at patrick.murray@cooperativenetwork.coop or John Manske at john.manske@cooperativenetwork.coop. Final action on the resolutions will take...

On April 21, Cooperative Network met with U.S. Senator Al Franken (DFL – MN), Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Commissioner Dave Frederickson, and MDA Deputy Commissioner Matt Wohlman to discuss dairy, trade, immigration, healthcare, and other related issues. Senator Franken invited Cooperative Network and other parties affected by the change in a...

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...

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