Grassland Dairy Products Joins DSSA

Lizzy Schultz

Grassland Dairy Products has is the newest member of the Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance (DSSA), a diverse group of partners who have come together to ensure that all touchpoints in the production of dairy foods are continuously improving. The goal of the alliance is to show tangible continuous improvements in animal care, environmental conservation, food safety and other practices through …

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Dairy Strong Webinar: Cows Don’t Lie

Lizzy Schultz

Dairy Strong and Alltech hosted a cattle health webinar this morning in anticipation of next week’s Dairy Strong Conference, set to be held Jan. 18-19 in Madison, Wisconsin. The 1-hour session featured Tom Lorenzen, on-farm dairy specialist with Alltech. Lorenzen’s discussion focused on the profound impact a cow’s environment can have on her health, production, performance and your bottom line. …

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Dairy Strong 2017 Speakers Announced

Jamie Johansen

Dairy Strong 2017: The Journey Forward will bring the dairy farming community together Jan. 18 and 19 in Madison, Wis. More than 600 farmers, corporate professionals and government and university representatives will explore the future of daily culture and economy of Wisconsin and the nation. The conference will include a panel discussion about the growing Latino influence on U.S. food, …

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Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance Adds Member

Jamie Johansen

Foremost Farms USA® has joined the Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance, a collaborative group that represents all aspects of the dairy community working to continuously improvemen animal care, environmental conservation, food safety and other practices. The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association endorsed the alliance from its start this past August, and Foremost Farms, represents the first dairy processor that will contribute aggregate …

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Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance Showcased

Jamie Johansen

The Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance (DSSA) was among projects chosen from around the country to be featured in panel discussions at the 2016 Sustainable Agriculture Summit, held Nov. 15-16 in Atlanta. DSSA works to help farmers, processors, food companies and others who are connected to the production of dairy foods, from the farm to the grocery store, show tangible improvements …

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Dairy Strong 2017 Registration is Open

Jamie Johansen

Dairy Strong’s 2017 conference, “The Journey Forward” is set for January 18-19 in Madison, WI and registration is now open. Connect with more than 250 farmers representing 135,000 cows along with 400 fellow industry professionals and experts. Dairy Strong understands farmers are leaders, decision makers, owners and managers. They want to help them take the next steps in progressive business …

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Grassroots Initiatives Promoted at World Dairy Expo

Lizzy Schultz

Two Wisconsin-based dairy industry nonprofits, the Dairy Business Association (DBA) and the Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative (DBMMC), were on hand during the 2016 World Dairy Expo to promote several grassroots initiatives the organizations have launched in the past few years. Lauren Brey, Director of Marketing and Research for DBMMC, sat down for an interview during this year’s expo. She …

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Food Dialogues Paved Way For DSSA

Lizzy Schultz

Yesterday marked the official launch of the Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance (DSSA), a collaborative group of dairy industry professionals that seeks to foster continuous improvement in the sustainability of the dairy community with a panel of DSSA collaborators, including Dairy Business Association (DBA) Executive Director Tim Trotter. The idea to establish DSSA was first born out of DBA’s Dairy Strong …

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DBA Launches Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance

Lizzy Schultz

A diverse group of partners came together this afternoon at Endres Berryridge Farm in Waunakee, Wisconsin for the official launch of the Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance (DSSA), a collaborative sustainability campaign featuring representatives from every facet of the dairy community, including farmers, processors, retailers, government agencies, universities, and dairy and trade non-profits. The alliance seeks to engage individuals from across …

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