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

Partnership To Benefit Local Feeding America Food Banks

Jamie Johansen

According to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, milk is one of the items most requested by food bank clients, yet there is a nationwide shortage because it is rarely donated. America’s milk companies and dairy farmers, along with the American Dairy Association of Indiana, have helped to create The Great American Milk Drive, the first-ever national program …

Ag Group, Dairy, Milk

Glanbia Economist to Address All-Jersey Inc. Meeting

Jamie Johansen

Director of Dairy Economics and Policy for Glanbia Foods, Inc., Michael L. Brown, will be the keynote speaker for the 56th Annual Meeting of National All-Jersey Inc. The event takes place June 27 in Alexandria, Virginia’s historic district. Glanbia Foods is the largest American-style cheese manufacturer and among the largest whey ingredient producers in the United States. The company manufactures …

Ag Group, Dairy, Events

House Members Urge Removal of EU Trade Barriers

Jamie Johansen

A bipartisan group of 177 members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged the Obama administration to use the transatlantic trade talks with the European Union (EU) to address a variety of export barriers hampering the U.S. dairy industry. Among the barriers are the EU’s recent efforts to prevent U.S. companies from using common food names like parmesan and feta …

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

Countdown to Quality Certifies Thousands of Producers

Jamie Johansen

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) offers Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification during an open certification period to beef and dairy producers from across the county. 7,732 producers took advantage of this opportunity doubling the number of certification in 2013. This raises the total of producers who have made a commitment to quality through the free certification partnership to more than …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Beef, Boehringer Ingelheim, BQA, Dairy

Sherry Joins Select Sires' Communications Department

Jamie Johansen

Select Sires Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Jacquelyn Sherry as a communications specialist. Sherry will be responsible for domestic and international visitor programs, the employee newsletter, updating and creating flyers and other promotional materials as well as the crossbreeding directory. She will effectively promote Select Sires genetic programs and services as well as design and produce materials …

Agribusiness, Beef, Dairy