Volatile markets and thin margins put incredible pressure on small organic dairy farmers. But that bad situation can become hopeless when some producers use a loose interpretation of USDA’s Origin of Livestock provision to increase output by using conventionally raised heifers.

USDA has reopened the comment period for Origin of Livestock and American Grassfed Association is throwing our support to America’s organic dairy farmers. Submit your comment here, and share this post with anyone you think might want to weigh in, too!

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