March 18 2019
A plan to create the nation’s largest research dairy advanced earlier this month with the Idaho State Board of Education’s vote to allow the University of Idaho to buy land for the $45 million...
March 18 2019
In 1992, there were 131,509 dairy farms in the United States. At the end of 2018, that number was 37,468
March 18 2019
If you’ve ever had gelled diesel fuel in your tractors or trucks, you know it makes it pretty difficult to get the engine running
March 18 2019
Jim Reid, dairy farmer and president of the United Dairy Industry of Michigan (UDIM), shared results of dairy promotion programs with over 100 attendees at the 90th Annual Meeting for the Dairy
March 18 2019
Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) member cooperatives accepted 24 offers of export assistance from CWT secured sales contracts, raising the year-to-date milk equivalent of products sold to 419
March 15 2019
With more snow in the forecast this weekend, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) reminds farmers to report winter storm losses to their county Farm Ser
March 15 2019
January marked the launch of the Milk for Good campaign, Virginia’s first dairy purchase program for food banks. Funded by a $50,000 grant provided by Farm Credit of the Virginias, MidAtlant
March 15 2019
Five top candidates for the 72nd Alice in Dairyland were announced today, a key step in the process of selecting Wisconsin’s next agricultural ambassador.The five top candidates ­were announc
March 15 2019
FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative fully supports the reintroduction of the Dairy Pride Act, by Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Jim Risch (R-ID.) The Dairy Pride Act prohibits non-dairy produ
March 15 2019
The Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS) is pleased to present up to $20,000 in scholarship opportunities to students who participate in the Erie County Fair. Scholarships are awarded based o
March 15 2019
Today, Rabobank announced that it will transfer the food and agriculture loan portfolio from its California retail banking operation, Rabobank, N.A., to Rabo AgriFinance, further positioning the
March 15 2019
The American Dairy Coalition (ADC) supports a new federal bill that has been introduced by Congressmen Anthony Brindisi (D-NY) and John Joyce (R-PA) to expand the current H-2A visa program, allo
March 14 2019
Healthy cows, smooth transition periods, high milk production and reproductive success. It’s the ideal situation on any dairy farm, but it’s not always reality. “Why not?” is the...
March 14 2019
The National Milk Producers Federation voiced strong support for the DAIRY PRIDE Act today, calling it another means toward a crucial end for consumers: the end of mislabeled non-dairy produc
March 14 2019
Food banks across the state of Michigan will receive a new batch of milk and cheese this year, thanks to a dairy cooperative and processor, the Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA). MMPA c
March 14 2019
The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) applauds U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho) on the reintroduction of the DAIRY PRIDE Act, a proposal which would require t
March 14 2019
Evan Cole Dipersloot, an animal sciences student in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), hopes to one day work as a dairy cattle nutritionist. He is one step closer to r
March 13 2019
Wisconsin Dairy Farmer Films These films celebrate and showcase the positive associations people have with dairy farmers while sharing stories about environmental stewardship, innovation, animal
March 13 2019
World Dairy Expo leaders elected officers at the annual March meetings of the Board of Directors, Commercial Exhibitor Committee and Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee. Comprised of dairy producer
March 13 2019
About one in nine people working in Wisconsin holds a job related to agriculture. Agriculture is the cornerstone – one of the most important components of our state’s strong and diverse econ