Dairy Farmer Leaders Receive Prestigious Lyng Award

Jamie JohansenAg Group, award, Dairy, Dairy Group, Dairy Management Inc.

The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) honored Steve Frischknecht, a dairy farmer from Manti, Utah and Donald Gurtner, a dairy farmer from Fremont, Ind. as the 2016 recipients of the Richard E. Lyng Award for their contributions and distinguished service to dairy promotion. Each were recognized at the joint NDB, National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and United Dairy … Read More

How Dairy Checkoff Drives Demand

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy Management Inc., Marketing, World Dairy Expo

A series of educational seminars are offered to participants each year at World Dairy Expo, and one of the first seminars offered this year dove into the success seen by many recent investments made using dairy checkoff dollars. The seminar, hosted by Tom Gallagher, CEO of Dairy Management Inc, looked at the different ways that effective advertising and marketing of … Read More

Dairy Checkoff, McDonalds Serve Lattes to NYC Commuters

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, consumer, Dairy, Dairy Checkoff, Dairy Management Inc., Milk

In honor of National Coffee Day, New York dairy farmer Kendra Lamb teamed up with dairy checkoff partner McDonald’s in New York City to offer free lattes to New York City commuters and start several meaningful conversations about the milk used to make it. The campaign was part of McDonald’s “food journey” to build awareness of the company’s commitment to … Read More

DMI Continues to Sponsor College Aggies Online

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Animal Ag Alliance, Competition, Dairy Management Inc., Education, University

Following the launch of the eighth annual edition of the College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship program, the Animal Agriculture Alliance has announced a platinum sponsorship from Dairy Management Inc. (DMI). “The animal agriculture industry needs strong social media users to communicate information about agriculture to consumers,” said Don Schindler, senior vice president of digital initiatives for DMI, which manages the … Read More

July Dairy Market Report

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Dairy, Dairy Group, Dairy Management Inc., National Milk

The July issue of the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and Dairy Management Inc. Dairy Market Report is not out and suggests milk prices will likely bottomed out for the year. Find the complete report here. June Federal Milk Marketing Order prices were up over the previous month, as were Class III and Class IV prices. The dairy futures markets … Read More

DMI Announces New President

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Company Announcement, Dairy, Dairy Checkoff, Dairy Management Inc.

Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) recently promoted Barb O’Brien as the organization’s new president. O’Brien will now oversee the strategic planning and operations for DMI. “Barb has a proven track record in developing strategy and building partnerships with and through the industry to position U.S. dairy farmers and the broader dairy community for success,” DMI CEO Tom Gallagher said. “She has … 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

Acres & Avenues Launches Second Season

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Communications, consumer, Dairy, Dairy Checkoff, dairy farming, Dairy Management Inc., Education

Dairy Management Incorporated (DMI) has announced that the checkoff-funded Acres and Avenues online video series, designed to advance the conversation and help people reconnect with dairy farmers who produce our nation’s milk supply, launched its second season on June 1, 2016. Acres and Avenues chronicles a unique cultural exchange and job shadow experience between dairy farmers and millennials, where both … Read More

NMPF Releases Latest Dairy Market Report

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Dairy, Dairy Management Inc., economics, Markets, National Milk

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) has released the Dairy Market Report for February 2016. The report shows that U.S. milk production continues to grow at an annual rate of less than 1 percent, while domestic commercial use of cheese and butter continues to increase somewhat faster than production. Despite these trends, milk prices are weakening going into the first … Read More

NFL and Dairy Industry Partner for Healthier Kids

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Dairy, Dairy Checkoff, Dairy Management Inc., fuel up to play 60, Health, Youth

Amid pre-Super Bowl 50 celebrations, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and Paul Rovey, dairy farmer and leader of the National Dairy Council (NDC), announced that the dairy-farmer funded Fuel Up to Play 60 program, along with support from the National Football League (NFL) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), will be providing $35 million … Read More