Quota History & Facts
Quota was established by the Gonsalves milk pooling act in 1967
$1.70 fixed differential for Quota went into effect 1994
Quota Implementation Plan (QIP) went into effect with the implementation of the Federal Order November 1, 2018
Geoff Vanden Heuvel from Milk Producers Council recently wrote an article titled “What’s Going on with Quota?” that has information and links to read about the history of Quota.
In this Testimony Dr. Eric Erba gives a history of Quota and the California Dairy Marketing System
Testimony of Dr. Eric Erba in Support of Proposal 1 of California Dairies, Inc., Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., and Land O'Lakes, Inc. for Proposal to Establish a Federal Milk Marketing Order for the State of California (2015)