DFA will have a new CEO starting January 1. He’s Rick Smith and he will succeed retiring chief executive Gary Hanman.
I knew we’d get some information from Hong Kong and the WTO Ministerial talks that would be about dairy. We get this from Dairy Farmers of America.
There’s more good news for dieters who like their dairy products according to the National Dairy Council.
Dairy Management, Inc. is gearing up to work on consumer sales according to the latest news out of their annual meeting in San Francisco. As the headline says, ““It’s not enough to build demand. Producers demand that we build sales.”
Here’s an interesting item about the raw milk situation in Washington state. This is from an AP story. Basically, it looks like the Washington state dept. of agriculture wants people producing and selling raw milk to be licensed and regulated or shut down.
USDA is using nonfat dry milk to help those in need. This announcement was just made at the end of last week.
I’ve written before about the Southwest Plains Dairy Directory here on World Dairy Diary. I just got to interview the CEO of McCormick Company, the advertising agency that created the directory which was on display and available at World Diary Expo. I thought it was very interesting that an advertising agency did a project like this. The printed directory is also available in an online, searchable database.