California Dairy Industry Redefines the Term “Milk Money”

Jamie Johansen

June is Dairy Month in California and this year, California dairy farmers and fluid milk processors are joining together to help local communities by supporting the Great American Milk Drive in the number one dairy state. On a national level, this campaign, in conjunction with Feeding America, provides gallons of nutrient-rich milk for millions of families across the nation to …

Ag Group, Dairy, Health, Milk

ANIMART Adds a New Director of Communications

Jamie Johansen

ANIMART, Inc. announces the recent addition of Anita “Annie” Bovine as Director of Communications for the dairy and livestock division which provides animal health products, supplies and solutions to producers. As Director of Communications, Annie will be responsible for the task of passing on breaking industry news to consumers, introducing new and exciting products and spreading smiles and laughs throughout …

Agribusiness, Dairy, Marketing

Conquering the Heat in Dairy Cattle

Jamie Johansen

Dealing with heat stress is a constant struggle for Florida dairyman Sutton Rucks of Milking R in Okeechobee. This 1,350-cow dairy is located in one of the United States’ hottest regions where average highs range in the upper 80s to low 90s from May through October. At the advice of his nutritionist, Dr. Bruno do Amaral, Rucks started feeding Rally® …

Agribusiness, Dairy, Nutrition

Online Hub Helps Navigate Transition Cow Management

Jamie Johansen

Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition is focused more than ever on helping dairy producers successfully navigate the journey through the transition period, the most critical time in a dairy cow’s life. Key to this commitment is a new online information hub, which ARM & HAMMER™ has developed to assist dairy producers and their advisors in plotting a better course through …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Dairy, Nutrition

IDF World Dairy Summit Deadline Approaching

Jamie Johansen

The International Dairy Federation’s World Dairy Summit is soon approaching. The event is scheduled for Oct. 27-31 in Tel Aviv, Israel. But the deadline for Abstract submission is right around the corner. Submit your abstract before May 30, 2014. Participants who wish to give a presentation at the IDF World Dairy Summit should make submissions to be reviewed by the …

Ag Group, Dairy, Events, International

Elanco's $500,000 Commitment to Heifer Int. Project

Jamie Johansen

Elanco is celebrating World Hunger Day (May 28, 2014) by announcing a $500,000 commitment to Heifer International’s East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD), continuing the company’s long-term partnership aimed at breaking the cycle of hunger for those most in need. EADD aims to provide sustainable livelihoods for one million people in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya by 2018. Initiated in 2008, …

Ag Group, Dairy, Elanco

Partnership Formed to Aid in Members Legal Issues

Jamie Johansen

Milk Producers Council (MPC) and Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation (Weintraub) announced their new strategic partnership. The partnership was created to provide labor and employment and environmental support services for the dairy family members of MPC and offer these members access to legal counseling. Weintraub’s program developed for MPC’s members includes unlimited access to Weintraub’s monthly Labor and …

Ag Group, Dairy, environment, Labor

Cash Prizes for World Dairy Expo International Futurity

Jamie Johansen

World Dairy Expo is pleased to announce Trans Ova Genetics is sponsoring additional cash prizes and awards for the International Futurity. Through this generous sponsorship, Trans Ova Genetics is recognized as a Four Star sponsor of World Dairy Expo. This year, Trans Ova Genetics will be awarding each futurity breed champion a $500 cash prize, in addition to purse prize …

Agribusiness, Dairy, World Dairy Expo

U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards Announced

Jamie Johansen

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy® announced the winners of the third annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards on May 14, 2014, at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. The program recognizes dairy farms, businesses and collaborative partnerships that are committed to stewardship and sustainability, delivering exceptional results that are good for business, good for the environment and good for the …

Ag Group, award, Dairy, sustainability