Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School Brings Producers Together

Lizzy SchultzAlltech, Dairy, Dairy Business, Events

The Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School was held last week at Lambeau Field, home field of the Green Bay Packers, where the event brought more than 250 farmers, nutritionists and industry professionals together to discuss dairy metrics and determine “What’s Your Score.” First, three dairy producers from around the United States shared their personal experiences during the pre-conference breakfast. Breakfast speakers … Read More

Grassroots Initiatives Promoted at World Dairy Expo

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Audio, Dairy, Dairy Business, Dairy Strong, World Dairy Expo

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 … Read More

Dairy Girl Network Introduces New Sponsors

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Communications, Company Announcement, Dairy, Dairy Business, dairy farming

Dairy Girl Network recently announced the addition of CRV USA and DeLaval in two new partnerships at the Sustaining sponsorship level. Each of these companies have shown a longstanding dedication to women in dairy farming and have helped enable women to serve in leadership roles. Dairy Girl Network is responsible for the development of programs and events that support female … Read More

Food Dialogues Paved Way For DSSA

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Audio, Dairy, Dairy Business, Dairy Strong, Food Dialogue, sustainability, USFRA

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 … Read More

DBA Launches Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy, Dairy Business, Dairy Strong, sustainability

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 … Read More

US-Mexico Dairy Alliance Forms

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Dairy, Dairy Business, International, National Milk, Trade

Leaders of U.S. and Mexican dairy industry organizations have pledged to work together towards improving trade between the two countries, addressing mutual challenges, and increasing dairy consumption while promoting milk production on both sides of the border. A memorandum, signed by the dairy leaders after a two day summit this week, created a US-Mexico Dairy Alliance. The Alliance will meet … Read More

Wisconsin Dairy Industry Pushes Immigration Reform

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy, Dairy Business, International, Policy

Earlier this week, a coalition of Wisconsin business and community leaders came together in Madison for the launch of the “Reason for Reform” campaign, highlighting the need for immigration reform and presenting data about the significant contributions immigrants make to the state’s economy. The event was hosted by the Partnership for a New American Economy (NAE) and the Latino Chamber … Read More

Congressional Coalition Sends Letter to USDA

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Dairy, Dairy Business, dairy farming, economics, usda

U.S. Representative Joe Courtney (CT-02), along with Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bob Casey (D-Penn.), Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), and a bipartisan coalition of 57 other members of the House and Senate sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack last week asking for assistance for dairy producers struggling with declining milk prices. The letter specifically … Read More

June Dairy Market Report

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Dairy, Dairy Business, Dairy Checkoff, dairy farming, Dairy Management Inc., Markets, Milk, National Milk

This month’s Dairy Market Report from Dairy Management Inc. and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) shows that U.S. milk production was 1.2 percent higher in April than a year earlier.This interrupts the pattern of the three previous months, which had suggested the nation’s milk supply was experiencing a rapid growth spurt. Domestic commercial use of milk solids grew faster … Read More