U.S. and Mexico dairy leaders unite for industry collaboration

May 13, 2024

By Farms.com

In a concerted effort to bolster cooperation and address common challenges, dairy leaders from the United States and Mexico gathered for their sixth meeting in Chihuahua, Mexico. Led by the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC), the discussions aimed to strengthen partnerships and advance shared goals within the dairy industry.

With representation from prominent dairy organizations on both sides, delegates engaged in productive dialogue on pressing issues affecting dairy sectors in the region and globally. Key areas of focus included trade facilitation, promotion of dairy consumption, farm productivity enhancement, and protection of dairy product integrity.

A joint statement emphasized the commitment to maintaining open communication channels, sharing best practices, and collaborating on initiatives to promote technological exchange and training. Participants also pledged to advocate for common interests and coordinate efforts to address emerging challenges, such as sustainability and market dynamics.

The meeting provided an opportunity for delegates to gain insights into each other's dairy operations through site visits and discussions. By fostering cross-border partnerships and collaboration, stakeholders aim to drive sustainable growth, enhance trade relations, and advocate for the interests of dairy producers and consumers in both countries.

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