Not All Milk Protein is the Same

Jamie Johansen

Until recently the A2 Corporation (A2C) operated exclusively in the Australian marketplace. Over the last 5 years a2 Milk® Australia has achieved 5yr CAGR of 45% whilst maintaining premium price positioning. a2 Milk® remains the fastest growing milk brand in the total supermarket milk category; it holds the #1 and #2 ranked sku’s and is circa 4 times larger than …

Ag Group, Milk

World Dairy Expo 2014 Honorees Announced

Jamie Johansen

World Dairy Expo (WDE) along with the dairy industry will honor four exemplary dairy leaders this fall at the annual Dinner with the Stars Recognition Banquet held in conjunction with the global event in Madison, Wis. “Nominated by their industry peers, these leaders were selected for their outstanding contributions to the industry”, shared Scott Bentley, WDE General Manager. “Expo is …

Ag Group, award, Events, World Dairy Expo

CWT Assists in 3.9 Million lbs of Cheese & Butter

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 11 requests for export assistance from Foremost Farms USA, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 782,641 pounds of Cheddar cheese and 3.142 million pounds of 82% butter to customers in Asia, Central America, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The product …

Ag Group, Butter, Cheese, Export

North Missouri Dairy Day Scheduled for March 10

Jamie Johansen

Milk producers across Missouri can hear updates on dairy law in the new farm bill—and a milk price outlook, Monday, March 10 at the North Missouri Dairy Day. University Of Missouri Extension economist, Joe Horner, will present at the program which begins at 9:30am at Barton Campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton, MO. Also on the program is …

Ag Group, Alfalfa, Forage, Government

Accepting Nominations For DCRC Reproduction Awards

Jamie Johansen

The Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) has announced the 2014 Reproduction Awards program, which recognizes outstanding dairy operations for reproductive efficiency and well-implemented management procedures. “Dairy producers continue to make significant advancements in their reproductive programs through new technology, teamwork and outstanding herd management,” says DCRC Secretary and Reproduction Awards Coordinator Dr. Andrew Skidmore. “We encourage industry professionals to nominate …

Ag Group, award

CWT Assists with 5.8 Million lbs. of Cheese & Butter Sales

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 23 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Foremost Farms USA, Land O’Lakes, and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 4.791 million pounds of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese, and 1.032 million pounds of 82% butter to customers in Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and South Pacific. The product will …

Ag Group, Butter, Cheese, cooperatives

Winners of Pennsylvania Forage Analysis Announced

Jamie Johansen

The winners of the first-ever Pennsylvania Forage Analysis Competition were announced at the 2014 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit, held Feb. 12 – 13 in State College, PA. Three winners in each category were announced at the Dairy Summit, with the first prize receiving $1,000, second prize receiving $500 and third prize receiving $250. Hosts of this competition included the Penn State …

Ag Group, award, Forage