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AB 31 approved unanimously by Assembly Ag Committee

AB 31 approved unanimously by Assembly Ag Committee - - Assembly Bill 31 was approved by the Assembly Agriculture Committee today on a 6-0 vote. The committee heard from nearly 50 people who spoke in support of the bill as California dairy families stepped to the microphone to express their support for the bill authored by Assemblyman Dr. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) and sponsored by Western United Dairymen. The bill would more closely align the whey value in the California 4b formula with the regulated minimum price for whey found in surrounding states. Other bill supporters include California Dairies, Inc., Land O' Lakes, Dairy Farmers of America, Milk Producers Council, California Dairy Campaign, California Grain and Feed Association and California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association. May 1, 2013 WUD News