Judges Panel For U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards

Chuck Zimmerman

At World Dairy Expo we got an update on the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards program from Dairy Management, Inc. The U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards program continues to gain support, as the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy® today announced that the newly launched awards program will be judged by a panel of experts from academic institutions, USDA, EPA, World Wildlife Fund, …

Ag Group, Audio, Dairy Group, sustainability, World Dairy Expo

Canadian Dairy Supply Management System

Chuck Zimmerman

While attending the 2011 IFAJ Congress in Canada I recorded a presentation by Richard Doyle, Executive Director, Dairy Farmers of Canada and President, International Dairy Federation. He’s pictured in the center of the photo. The panel was labeled, “Canadian Agriculture 101.” A big part of Richard’s presentation deals with the supply management system in Canada that is “based on planned …

Ag Group, Audio, International

DFA Working On Dairy Industry Challenges

Chuck Zimmerman

During the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasters convention the Dairy Farmers of America exhibited during their Trade Talk session. This provides farm broadcasters with an opportunity to interview representatives and learn about what’s new with their company or organization. I spoke with Jackie Klippenstein, VP, Industry and Legislative Affairs. Jackie says that priorities for DFA include making sure new …

Ag Group, Audio, DFA, Farm Policy

Cottonseed Video Contest

Chuck Zimmerman

Cotton Incorporated is asking dairy producers to get creative with their video cameras. A free truckload of whole cottonseed is just one of the prizes dairy producers will have a chance to win by participating in Cotton Incorporated’s new video contest, dubbed “Innovative on-farm storage solutions for cottonseed.” Launching November 1, the contest invites dairy producers to grab their cameras …

Ag Group, Feed, Video