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Dairy Programs  
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Dairy Programs assists the dairy industry by providing stability and orderliness in the dairy marketplace, while at the same time assuring the availability of an adequate supply of high-quality milk and dairy products for U.S. consumption.

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REGISTER FOR eTDE and eDocs!

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Attention dairy exporters, shippers, carriers, and brokers and port agents! You can now apply for EU Derogations, Raw Milk and Storage export certificates for dairy products using USDA's Electronic Trade Document Exchange (eTDE) System.

Expanding the American Brand

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AMS issued 37 percent more dairy export certificates this year, thanks to new programs developed with countries that import U.S. dairy products. In 2012, AMS issued dairy export certificates for goods going to more than 100 different countries, supporting the export of nearly 3.3 billion pounds of dairy products valued at more than $4.1 billion.

Programs and Services  


  • Dairy Market News
  • Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program
  • Milk Marketing Order Statistics
  • Federal Milk Marketing Orders
  • Dairy Programs Economics Research
  • Grading
  • Export Certification Programs
  • Standards
  • Dairy Equipment, Meat and Poultry Equipment Review Programs
  • Dairy Research and Promotion Program
  • Fluid Milk Research and Promotion Program
  • Qualification of Milk Marketing Cooperative Associations

  • In the News

    July 24, 2014 -- Notice to U.S. Dairy Exporters/Milk Suppliers -- Register and Participate in Web-Based Training by August 29 in Order to Use USDA's Electronic Trade Document Exchange System (eTDE) for EU Derogation Requests, Raw Milk, and Storage Export Certificates(PDF)

    June 24, 2014 -- Updated Questions and Answers Related to a Proposed Federal Milk Marketing Order in California (PDF)

    May 1, 2014--USDA Announces Final Rules to Amend the Appalachian, Southeast, and Florida Milk Marketing Orders

    April 21, 2014--DMN Seeking Industry Comments on Reporting Guidelines and Market Coverage

    April 18, 2014--Notice to the Industry China Export Certificate Transition to eDocs System

    April 15, 2014--USDA Seeks Nominees to National Dairy Board

    April 15, 2014 --USDA Appoints Members to National Fluid Processor Promotion Board

    March 20,2014 -- USDA Issues a Final Rule Extending the Dairy Forward Pricing Program




     
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    Additional Information
     
      Milk Market Administrators' web sites  
     
      International Dairy Programs and Services  
     
      Dairy Forward Pricing Program  
     
      Fluid Milk Standards Study  
     
      Dairy Industry Advisory Committee (DIAC)  
     
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    See Also
     
      Map of Class I Price Structure  
     
      Map of Federal Milk Marketing Orders  
     
      Key Contacts and Organizational Chart  
     
      Job Opportunities  
     
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      Last Modified Date: 08/06/2014