The 2016 Dairy Strong Conference

Jamie Johansen

The Dairy Business Association is pleased to announce dates for the 2016 Dairy Strong Conference. Dairy farmers and industry professionals throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest and the nation will gather again January 12-14, 2016, at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, overlooking Lake Monona in Madison, Wis. This past January, nearly 600 attendees from nine different states and Canada attended thefirst-ever Dairy …

Ag Group, Cattle, Dairy, Events

Family Dairy Farm Wins Legal Fight, Can Expand Responsibly

John Davis

A family dairy farm in Wisconsin has won a legal battle and can expand its operation responsibly. This news release from the Dairy Business Association (DBA) says that after protracted litigation, Kinnard Farms is allowed to expand without changes to its facility designs or nutrient management plan. The Kinnard brothers … now milk over 700 cows, which by law classifies …

Dairy, dairy farming, environment

New “Dairy Strong” Event Coming

Jamie Johansen

The Dairy Business Association has merged their December Annual Business Conference and their February Conference and Trade Show into one Blockbuster Dairy Industry Event that you won’t want to miss. Mark you calendars for January 13-15, 2015 in Madison, WI. The brand new dairy conference will feature, Mike Rowe, host of “Dirty Jobs” and the upcoming CNN series “Somebody’s Gotta …

Ag Group, Dairy, Education

Dairy Business Association Announces New Team Member

Jamie Johansen

The Wisconsin Dairy Business Association (DBA) has named Timothy J. Trotter as its new Executive Director of Business Affairs. Trotter, who most recently served as manager of strategic planning for DuPage County, IL, brings more than 23 years of agriculture and leadership experience to the role. He will assume the post September 1st. “Tim is an ideal fit for our …

Ag Group, Company Announcement, Dairy, Dairy Business

$5,000 Donation to DBA’s Crisis Fund

Jamie Johansen

The Dairy Business Association (DBA) held their 12th Annual Golf on June 19th, 2014. Nearly 300 dairy producers, industry partners and professionals attended the event. After a gorgeous day of golf, networking, prizes and fun, ANIMART, Inc. presented DBA with a $5,000 donation to go toward DBA’s Crisis Fund. The fund assists DBA dairy producer members when a major occurrence …

Ag Group, Dairy

DBA Announces Leadership Expansion

Jamie Johansen

The Dairy Business Association (DBA) is a statewide organization that stands in the center of Wisconsin’s $26-billion-per year milk industry. Comprised of representatives from all aspects of the industry, DBA is focused on understanding, anticipating and influencing the policy landscape that will drive Wisconsin’s dairy-based economy. As one of the largest producers of milk and dairy products in the world, …

Ag Group, Dairy, Dairy Board

Attend 2014 DBA Access Symposium

Jamie Johansen

The Dairy Business Association (DBA) would like to formally invite you to attend the 2014 Access Symposium February 18-19, 2014 at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI. DBA takes a proactive approach to promoting the modernization of the dairy industry through lobbying and grassroots and community efforts. On the first day of this year’s conference, State Secretaries including Sec. Cathy Stepp, …

Ag Group, Events

DBA Symposium

News Editor

The Dairy Business Association (DBA) will be holding their annual symposium February 18-19 in Green Bay, Wis. at Lambeau Field. The Access Symposium will focus on closing the relationship gap between producers and regulators through a set of interactive sessions with key state agencies the first day of the event. The second day will focus on best animal handling practices …

Company Announcement

New Study Compares Dairy Safety Net Programs

News Editor

Dairy economists from leading universities released a new study that compares the short-term impacts for dairy farmers of two dairy safety-net programs now being debated in Congress — the Dairy Security Act (DSA) and the Goodlatte-Scott amendment to DSA. The report, Shared Potential, Shared Concerns and Open Questions, states that both Goodlatte-Scott and DSA are “effective in providing catastrophic risk …

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