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

CWT Assists with 5 Million Lbs of Cheese & Butter Exports

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 21 requests for export assistance from Bongards Creameries, Dairy Farmers of America, Land O’Lakes, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 4.149 million pounds (1,882 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese, and 848,780 pounds (385 metric tons) of 82% butter to …

Ag Group, Cheese, Export

Waddell, Osborne Honored With Industry Awards

Jamie Johansen

The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association presented two leadership awards during the closing luncheon of the Pennsylvania Dairy Summit, held last Thursday in State College, Pa. The organization honored Rob Waddell, Townville, PA., as the 2014 Charles E. Cowan Memorial Award recipient, and Irene Benner Osborne, Millerstown, PA., as the 2014 Distinguished Dairy Woman recipient. The Dairymen’s Association was initially formed in …

Ag Group, award

Farm Bill With Dairy Reform Signed

Cindy Zimmerman

President Obama traveled to Michigan State University to sign the Agricultural Act of 2014 on Friday. “Despite its name, the farm bill is not just about helping farmers,” President Obama told the small crowd invited for the signing. “Secretary Vilsack calls it a jobs bill, an innovation bill, an infrastructure bill, a research bill, a conservation bill. It’s like a …

Ag Group, Audio, DFA, farm bill, Government

Nominees Sought for Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board

Jamie Johansen

The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is inviting Wisconsin dairy farmers who are interested in serving the state’s dairy industry and shaping its future to submit a nomination to represent their district as a Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) director. DATCP oversees the nomination and election process and recently announced the 9 out of 25 districts currently …

Ag Group, Milk

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