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usda holds information meeting on california fmmo (1)

            (Clovis, Calif.)  USDA held an information session about its proposed Federal Milk Marketing Order for California here on Feb. 22.  Some 70 people including producers, processors, cooperative officials and government officials attended the half-day session, which was also webcast live in real time.  Dana H. Coale, deputy administrator of dairy programs for USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, headed the delegation of government officials which also included milk marketing administrators from the FMMOs in the West – Cory Hunter of the Southwest region and Bill Wise of the Arizona and Pacific Northwest region.

            Coale said afterwards, “We had an excellent turnout… and we were able to present general information about how the Order would operate”

            AMS…

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