Canadian dairy dispute to test Trump’s NAFTA position

Andrew Novakovic, the EV Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics in Cornell University’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, explains how the recent developments in U.S. dairy exports to Canada are threatening dairy farms in New York and Wisconsin. Novakovic says: “Dairy plants in New York and Wisconsin have been challenged to keep up with […]

U.S. dairy could flood Canada under new trade deal

Andrew Novakovic, professor in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University, says the Trans-Pacific Partnership represents a new opportunity for the U.S. to develop marketing relationships with Canadian processing and marketing companies, but at a high cost for Canadian farmers.   Novakovic says:   “The outlines of the dairy agreement contained […]

Difficult Dairy Debate – It’s Not Over Yet

Andrew Novakovic is a professor in Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Science’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, whose research focuses on the U.S. dairy industry and federal policy related to dairy, other agriculture and food. He explains the complex new dairy policy, which the Senate is expected to vote on early […]

Chance for doubling dairy prices: Slim to None

A year ago, there was much speculation about what could happen to milk prices if Congress failed to either enact a new farm bill or extend the old one, which included reverting to a law dating from the WWII causing the price of milk to double. Andrew Novakovic, former chair of the Department of Agriculture’s […]

The dairy debate, Farm Bill negotiations continue

Andrew Novakovic, agricultural economist, Farm Bill expert and professor of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University, discusses the proposed Dairy Security Act (DSA) and Dairy Freedom Act (DFA). Novakovic says: “At long last, the House of Representatives and the Senate are engaged in conference to seek a compromise between the combined House bills HR […]

Farm Bill Follies: Time to cut hay?

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Farm Bill Follies: Time to cut hay?  Monday, June 24, 2013 Andrew Novakovic is a professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Science’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. He comments on the failure of the House of Representatives to pass Farm Bill legislation – and whether a […]