There’s a new online resource available for the dairy industry. DAIReXNET is a national, extension-driven web resource designed to meet the educational and decision-making needs of dairy producers, allied industry partners, extension educators and consumers. Check it out! DAIReXNET Goals: To provide relevant, cutting-edge information and learning opportunities that are science-based and peer-reviewed. To develop educational materials and learning opportunities … Read More
Dairy professionals will learn how to help their producers manage higher 2007 profits and threats to the tools on which they rely at October’s Dairy and Advocacy and Resource Team, or DART, meetings hosted by the Center for Dairy Excellence. DART meetings provide sales and service representatives with up-to-the-minute information to help the producers they work with regularly make timely … Read More
The 2007 National Dairy Leaders Conference in Stevenson, Washington was a huge success! The conference, hosted by National Milk Producers Federation, hosted almost 200 industry leaders. The three-day conference focused on many of the high-profile issues affecting the dairy industry today, including the development of the next Farm Bill, organic marketing trends, animal biotechnology, cheese industry economics, and the push … Read More
Wisconsin producers, get ready for the second annual Dairy Business Association Expansion Symposium, January 31-February 1, 2007 in Green Bay. Hosted by the Dairy Business Association of Wisconsin, the symposium, “Expand to Compete,” will draw hundreds of producers from around the state. And if the packed schedule isn’t enough, attendees will have the opportunity to take a personal tour of … Read More
Get ready for an action packed event, January 14-17, IDFA’S Dairy Forum in Orlando, Florida. The Dairy Forum will highlight a variety of legislative, business and marketing issues currently facing the dairy industry. Producers, processors, cooperative leaders and suppliers will meet to discuss hot topics, such as immigration, federal spending, the 2007 farm bill, the organic and natural phenomenon and … Read More
How well do you know your nutrition program? Are you squeezing every drop of potential production out of your milking string? I just read an article discussing how your profitability will suffer if you either over or under estimate forage requirements for your herd. With that in mind, you might consider making plans to join me in Fort Wayne later this Spring.