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To Whom It May Concern, I write today to urgently address an egregious injustice that has plagued our livelihood as a first-generation dairy producer. The deduction of QIP from our milk check has placed an overwhelming financial burden upon me and my family,...
Dear Dairyman, Enclosed are six petitions that need to be signed so we can submit them one after another until we get rid of Quota. We have enclosed all six petitions and a stamped return envelope for you to send back. This was our original Petition that...
Re: Denial of Petition #5 Peter Weber, You will note that she did not quote one statue or regulation in her denial letter. Let’s go over her letter: 1. No need to quote anything that has to do with the PRB, it is an unethical, unfair, and a illegal board. ...
February 13, 2024
To Whom It May Concern,
I write today to urgently address an egregious injustice that has plagued our livelihood as a first-generation dairy producer. The deduction of QIP from our milk check has placed an overwhelming financial burden upon me and my family, leaving us socially disadvantaged and trapped in a cycle of inequity.
The quota system was implemented long before my time, forcing us to deduct $9,029.00 from our monthly milk proceeds continually. Even attempts to compensate for this loss by increasing milk production result in further deductions, leaving us in perpetual financial instability.
Despite our tireless efforts, our earnings consistently fall below the cost of operating our business. It costs our business $21.00 to operate, and our pay price has been $17.00 per hundredweight gross. Each month, our equity decreases, and our hopes for financial stability are lost as we cannot afford to purchase quota to close the gap. This has left us at a financial disadvantage to those with greater financial means.
Moreover, this is a form of “taxation without representation,” providing no tangible benefit in return. While struggling to meet our tax obligations at the state, federal, and county levels, we endure the burden of the quota tax assessment, which totals $108,348.00 per year or a staggering $1,083,480.00 over a decade…