Source: USDA news release The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $12 million in partnerships that expand access to conservation technical assistance for livestock producers and increase the use of conservation practices on grazing lands. USDA's Natural...
Source: National Mastitis Council NMC honors 46 dairies in National Dairy Quality Awards program National Mastitis Council (NMC) recognized the U.S. dairy industry’s “elite” for producing quality milk at its Jan. 27 virtual National Dairy Quality Awards (NDQA) program, held in...
Source: Land O'Lakes news release Land O'Lakes, Inc. today announced new on-farm sustainability commitments to be adopted by its more than 1,600 member-dairy farms by 2025. Within the next four years, all Land O'Lakes' dairy farmer-owners will complete an intensive,...
Source: U.S. Dairy Export Council The prosperity of America's nearly 32,000 dairy farmers and the jobs of three million Americans tied to the U.S. dairy sector relies on expanded trade opportunities and robust trade-rights enforcement, executives from the National Milk...
Source: Dairy Management Inc. news release The ability to nourish people amid unprecedented population growth of close to 10 billion by 2050 with escalating climate concerns takes center stage at the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) on Sept. 23. The...
Source: Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) is now accepting applications for its scholarship program. The selected applicant will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must be a college student and a DCHA member...
Source: USDA news release In 2020, agricultural contracts governed the production of about 33 percent, by value, of all U.S. farm commodities. A contract is a legal agreement between a farmer and another person or firm to produce a specific...
Source: Dairy Management Inc. news release Addressing dairy farmers and industry representatives, Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) leaders reflected on strategically adjusting business plans due to the impacts of COVID-19, and attributed this year's results to industry unity, agility, speed and...
Source: Jersey Canada A new undesirable genetic factor, known as Jersey Neuropathy with Splayed Forelimbs (JNS), has been identified in the Jersey breed. The Jersey Canada Board of Directors has been made aware and will be addressing this in the...
Source: USDA news release U.S. per capita consumption of fluid cow's milk has been trending downward since about the mid-1940s, and it fell at a faster rate during the 2010s than in each of the previous six decades. Using dietary...
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