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Study of Milk Market Channel Pricing and Related Documents

Including Press Items and Proposed Legislation

Last updated 03/13/09


Milk Pricing 2005 and Earlier

Milk Pricing 2006-2007

Milk Pricing 2008-2009

Contents
Research and Policy Papers
Newspaper Articles and Media
Proposed State Laws
Existing State Laws
Related Websites

Research and Policy Papers

"The Need for New Milk Pricing Policies"
presented to the Connecticut Legislature Environment Committee
by Adam N. Rabinowitz and Ronald W. Cotterill.
February 2009
"Testimony of Rigoberto Lopez Re: P.A. 08-164"
presented to the Connecticut Legislature Environment Committee
by Rigoberto Lopez.
February 2009

Newspaper Articles and Media

Print and Electronic
Hartford Courant. Saving State’s Dairy Industry: State Lawmakers Trying To Save Dairy Farms
March 12, 2009

State Laws

Proposed State Laws

Proposed State Level Milk Regulatory Policies


Current Legislative Action
H.B. No. 5504 - AN ACT INCREASING THE DAIRY RETAIL LICENSE FEE.
H.B. No. 5272 - AN ACT CREATING A RELIEF FUND FOR CONNECTICUT DAIRY FARMERS.
H.B. No. 5483 - AN ACT CONCERNING FINANCIAL RELIEF FOR THE DAIRY INDUSTRY.
S.B. No. 1077 - AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESERVATION OF THE CONNECTICUT DAIRY INDUSTRY.

2009 Session
Existing State Laws
New York State General Business Law, Article 26, S 396-rr. Price gouging; milk.
Effective June 1991
"Investigation Reveals Apparent Milk Price Gouging."
Office of New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer.
July 4, 2003
"A Review of New York's Milk Price Gouging Law."
Presented at the 67th IAMCA Annual Conference.
by Charles Huff, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Click to view PowerPoint Version
August 19, 2003

Related Websites

Hoard's Dairyman Current Mailbox Milk Prices
USDA Dairy Programs, Services, and Resources
Dairy Market News Weekly Printed Reports
USDA/Agricultural Marketing Service/Dairy Programs Northeast Marketing Area
New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets, Division of Milk Control and Dairy Services
Supermarket News
The Hartford Food System
Working Lands Alliance