International Dairy Industry Invited to Experience WDE

Jamie Johansen

Producers and industry partners from across the globe are encouraged to make plans now to attend World Dairy Expo – “Designer Dairy” – September 30 – October 4 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis., USA. Focused on the newest research, products and services that are relevant to today’s dairy operations, Expo has become the industry’s “must attend” event. …

Ag Group, Dairy, World Dairy Expo

NMPF Praises EPA Decision on U.S. Waterways Regulation

Jamie Johansen

The National Milk Producers Federation today praised the Environmental Protection Agency for agreeing to allow more time to examine a controversial draft regulation expanding the waterways subject to pollution controls under the federal Clean Water Act. “Dairy farmers are committed to protecting U.S. waters both voluntarily and under the Clean Water Act,” said NMPF President and CEO Jim Mulhern, “but …

Ag Group, Dairy, Government, National Milk

CWT Aids in Export Assistance from DFA & Darigold

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 12 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America and Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) to sell 2.138 million pounds of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese, 440,925 pounds of butter and 1.250 million pounds of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, South America and North Africa. The product will be delivered June …

Agribusiness, Cheese, cooperatives, cwt, Dairy, Milk

Say 'I Heart Dairy' Every Day

Jamie Johansen

Dairy Council of California invites families everywhere to say “I Heart Dairy” in June in honor of National Dairy Month. Scientific research confirms the multiple health benefits of milk, cheese and yogurt, making dairy foods essential for a healthy diet. “Three servings of milk and milk products a day—whether an 8-ounce glass of milk, a 1.5-ounce serving of cheese or …

Ag Group, Cheese, Dairy, june dairy month, Milk

Young Dairy Leaders Institute Invites Applicants

Jamie Johansen

The Young Dairy Leaders Institute (YDLI) is inviting applicants for its ninth class. A program of the Holstein Foundation, YDLI is a renowned, innovative leadership and communication skills development program that has graduated hundreds of young adults. Dairy producers working with all breeds of dairy cattle and allied dairy industry members, ages 22 to 45, are encouraged to apply. Applications …

Ag Group, Dairy, Events, Holstein Association

TPP Must Deliver Meaningful Access for All Dairy Products

Jamie Johansen

The majority of U.S. dairy farmer cooperatives and dairy processing companies, all of which are members of the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) or the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC), threatened to withdraw support from the pending Trans-Pacific trade agreement if Japan and Canada refuse to follow through on pledges to provide comprehensive market access for U.S. dairy products. NMPF …

Ag Group, Dairy, Export, Government, National Milk, Trade

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