Dairy History/Background Information
Milk Pricing Information:
Informational files on California dairy pricing and policy issues, including information on milk pricing formulas, milk pricing hearings, milk marketing areas, regulation of milk, classification of dairy products, history of milk pooling, and a comparison of California and Federal milk marketing orders.
Bulk Milk Marketing Guide:
Handler rights and responsibilities, producer rights and responsibilities, Department of Food and Agriculture’s enforcement authority.
Classification of Dairy Products:
List of dairy products and the class into which they categorized (Class 1, 2, 3, 4a or 4b) for the purpose determining the minimum price that must be paid for the milk used.
Milk and Dairy Product Marketing Provisions:
Discussion of the most common unlawful practices – sales below cost, price discrimination and slotting allowances.
Pool Quota FAQ Brochure:
Frequently asked questions regarding quota and transfers of quota.