MOVING MILK: THE FUTURE OF ORGANIC SUPPLY

Every Dairy Manager wants to know: How long can it last? For the first time ever, the organic dairy industry is dealing with an oversupply of milk. The spike comes courtesy of the large number of farmers who converted their herds to organic before stricter rules took effect on June 9, 2007. According to Mintel and the Cornucopia Institute, as many as 30,000 cows in the United States were in the transition

Every Dairy Manager wants to know: How long can it last?

For the first time ever, the organic dairy industry is dealing with an oversupply of milk. The spike comes courtesy of the large number of farmers who converted their herds to organic before stricter rules took effect on June 9, 2007. According to Mintel and the Cornucopia Institute, as many as 30,000 cows in the United States were in the transition pipeline as of October 2006, about to add 30% more capacity to the nation's herd

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