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July 15, 2021

Sign our Petitions!

In the last Six Years we have lost 504 dairies a 1/3 of our friends and neighbors and more are on the way. And Grandma and her quota friends get richer and richer and they don’t give a damn about you.

We ask that you sign the petitions to help us end the QIP tax. We will never quit until Quota is gone like it was originally created to do. 

It is 43 years past it’s slatted  retirement and this CDFA mistake has cost us in the billions of dollars, and it has cost us thousands of hard working men and women their families their  jobs so the rich can collect their welfare payments  from all of us, and those before us. It is a catastrophe and full of Shame, that is what quota represents.

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Past QIP Updates

United Dairy Families' Sunset Plan is Our Best Bet

March 23, 2021 | In 2019, United Dairy Families of California (UDFC) was created with the purpose of providing an alternative option to – what was our first choice – the outright, immediate termination of the Quota Implementation Plan. In June 2020, after initiating a multi-phased, producer involved process … 

And now for the rest of the story...

March 12, 2021 | Instead of appealing to the entitled few with phrases like “preserve your equity”, the Favored 300 ought to just come out and say, “vote no, so we can continue taking your money every month for the rest of your life” because the reality is .…

Quota Q&A: Insight Into Upcoming Producer Referendum

March 1, 2021 | By Geoff Vanden Heuvel – There was some news this week on the upcoming referendum on the Quota Sunset Proposal. The United Dairy Families of California (UDFC) group, which petitioned for the referendum…

Secretary Ross Orders Referendum of Sunset Plan!

Jan 2021 | Late yesterday, news hit that Secretary Ross signed a Decision of Order (which you can find here), adopting Judge Aspinwall’s December recommendation and allowing for the much anticipated producer referendum to finally take place…

Judge says dairymen must be allowed to vote!

Dec 2020 |This is a huge victory for the Stop QIP coalition. Click on the link below to see the full article and let us know if you have any questions.

Referendum denied, lawsuit hearing this Friday

July 2020 | Yesterday, the Administrative Law Judge who heard the Chapter 3.5 Petition issued his decision recommending that the Secretary deny STOP QIP’s Petition for a referendum to Suspend Chapter 3.5.

The CDFA will be holding a required hearing

March 2020 | Our latest signature gathering drive resulted in success! The CDFA will be holding the required hearing on April 7-8 in Visalia. We will keep you updated on that important event.

Dairy Families' 5 year sunset plan

February 2020 | Follow the link below to see the CDFA letter from the Regional Representatives in reponse to our proposal that was send on February 11, 2020. 

United Dairy Families Proposal denied!

February 2020 |The termination petition turned into CDFA last week by United Dairy Families, WUD, MPC, CDI, DFA, LoLakes and CDC, which called for a 5-year Sunset was denied by Secretary Ross last Friday…

Breaking News: Big-Quota holders' proposal rejected by State

February 2020 |Last Friday, February 14, the state of California quickly rejected a proposal sent by the big Quota holders receiving millions of dollars per month from the QIP…

Important Update concerning the lawsuit

March 2020 |We received great news Wednesday and it looks like we are headed for the big win that we have been waiting for, recognizing that the devil is in the details.  We can’t celebrate quite yet…

Copy of Lawsuit Filed

December 2019 | Click the button below to view the full lawsuit that the Stop QIP Tax Coalition filed against the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Copy of Letter to Karen Ross

October 2019 | This firm represents A.J. Bos and STOP QIP, a California dairy farmer unincorporated association. Even as they seek eventual termination of quota in California, Mr. Bos and STOP QIP…

Share the Petition

August 2019 | We would like to thank you again for your support as we work toward ending the Quota Implementation Plan (QIP)! We have received hundreds of petitions once again…

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