Dairy Industry Supports Movember

Lizzy Schultz

November has become the hairiest month of the year in support of a great cause, and The MoDairy campaign is making sure that agriculture professionals are joining in on the movement. MoDairy supports the Movember Foundation, a national organization committed to raising awareness of men’s health issues including prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. The foundation uses the mustache …

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WDE Highlights Master Cheesemaker Program

Lizzy Schultz

Due to generous support from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board(WMMB), World Dairy Expo attendees had the opportunity to meet some of the acclaimed Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers, as well as the opportunity to sample a few of their world renowned cheeses. The Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® program was initiated as a means to keep Wisconsin the nation’s premier cheesemaking state, at the …

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2015 World Dairy Expo Summary

Lizzy Schultz

The 2015 World Dairy Expo had a total attendance of 72,427, including 3,060 registered international guests from 94 countries. The top five countries of registered international attendance were Canada, Mexico, China, Brazil and Germany. This year, the trade show included 871 participating companies from around the world. Trade Show Booth Award Winners: Large Booth Award – Polaris Industries Medium Booth …

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#WDE15 Facilitates International Collaboration

Lizzy Schultz

Management of World Dairy Expo takes a village of industry professionals, and the man at the helm of it all is Al Deming, President of the World Dairy Expo Board of Directors. Deming works closely with the Expo’s key staff of about 14 people, as well as over 500 volunteers that offer their time to help the Dairy Expo run …

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WDE Book Celebrates Show’s Founder

Lizzy Schultz

The World Dairy Expo is kickstarting a year long celebration of it’s 50th anniversary in 2016 with the publishing of We Need A Show, a commemorative book on the prestigious show’s history. Among the many contributors to the book’s content is Roy Hetts, son of World Dairy Expo Founder Alan Hetts. Alan Hetts’ was a lifelong Wisconsin Dairyman, and his …

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Dairy Groups Praise Move to Increase Market Access to Canada

John Davis

Dairy groups are pleased with U.S. House members’ efforts to get better access to markets in Canada. The National Milk Producers Federation, the U.S. Dairy Export Council and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) commended a bipartisan and regionally diverse group of House members for urging Canada to allow more imports of U.S. dairy products as an outcome of the …

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Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Meeting Slated for Nov.

John Davis

The Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) will meet this fall in upstate New York. The group’s annual meeting is slated for November 12 – 13 at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Buffalo, New York. “Our goal is to bring together top dairy reproduction authorities and industry leaders to improve dairy reproductive performance,” explains Joe Dalton, DCRC president. “This year’s program …

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Dairy Farmers Get Online Tools for Margin Protection Program

John Davis

Dairy farmers are getting some online tools to use for the Margin Protection Program, the new federal dairy safety net included in the 2014 farm bill. This news release from the National Milk Producers Federation says the group has updated its online tools for dairy farmers considering their enrollment options in the program. To help producers make decisions, NMPF’s dedicated …

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Cheese Curds Website Celebrates Glory of Treat

John Davis

A new website celebrates the unofficial snack of America’s Dairyland, cheese curds. The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) has launched EatCurds.com, dedicated to the one-of-a-kind squeaky treat. Visitors to EatCurds.com will learn how cheese curds are made, why they squeak, how to keep them fresh and where to find them. An interactive map includes listings for creameries, retail stores and …

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Holstein Association Elects Leaders, Amends Bylaws

John Davis

The recent National Holstein Convention saw the election of new officers and some changes to the group’s bylaws. Gordie Cook of Massachusetts was elected president of the Holstein Association USA board of directors at the organization’s annual meeting, held June 25- 26 in St. Charles, Illinois, during the 130th National Holstein Convention. He replaced retiring President Glen E. Brown of …

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