Partnership Formed to Aid in Members Legal Issues

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Dairy, environment, Labor

Milk Producers Council (MPC) and Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation (Weintraub) announced their new strategic partnership. The partnership was created to provide labor and employment and environmental support services for the dairy family members of MPC and offer these members access to legal counseling. Weintraub’s program developed for MPC’s members includes unlimited access to Weintraub’s monthly Labor and … Read More

Cash Prizes for World Dairy Expo International Futurity

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Dairy, World Dairy Expo

World Dairy Expo is pleased to announce Trans Ova Genetics is sponsoring additional cash prizes and awards for the International Futurity. Through this generous sponsorship, Trans Ova Genetics is recognized as a Four Star sponsor of World Dairy Expo. This year, Trans Ova Genetics will be awarding each futurity breed champion a $500 cash prize, in addition to purse prize … Read More

PDMP Bus Tour Features Transition at Three PA Dairies

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Dairy

The Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania (PDMP) are hitting the road on June 5th to see how three different farms in Central PA are getting great result from the changes they’ve made to their transition management. The PDMP ‘Transition Tour’ will begin at the Penn State Dairy where, with a herd size of about 200 cows, they have retrofitted very … Read More

U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards Announced

Jamie JohansenAg Group, award, Dairy, sustainability

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 … Read More

Partnership To Benefit Local Feeding America Food Banks

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Dairy, Milk

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 … Read More

Glanbia Economist to Address All-Jersey Inc. Meeting

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Dairy, Events

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 … Read More

House Members Urge Removal of EU Trade Barriers

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Dairy, Export, Government, National Milk, Policy

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 … Read More

Countdown to Quality Certifies Thousands of Producers

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Health, Beef, Boehringer Ingelheim, BQA, Dairy

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 … Read More

Sherry Joins Select Sires' Communications Department

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Beef, Dairy

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 … Read More