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Sustainability. Growth opportunities. Connecting with customers. Building trust. Investing in the future. The nearly 600 dairy farmers and agribusiness representatives who attended Dairy Strong 2016: Partners in Progress left the three-day conference with insights, advice and inspiration that ran the gamut of dairy community issues.
Madison, Wis. (Jan. 15, 2016) — Sustainability remains a hot-button issue in the food industry, with customers demanding it but not always sure of what it means.
Madison, Wis. (Jan. 14, 2016) — In a world where “smart” devices outnumber toothbrushes, the dairy community must reach customers with engaging stories, photos and videos that can be shared across social media, Jonathan Perelman, head of digital strategies for ICM Partners, told attendees of Dairy Strong 2016: Partners in Progress on Thursday, Jan. 14.
Madison, Wis. (Jan. 13, 2016} — In southcentral Wisconsin, farmers and an environmental group have come together to reduce phosphorous levels in local waterways.
Madison, Wis. (Jan. 14, 2016) – Julie Maurer, co-owner of Soaring Eagle Dairy in Newton, is the 2016 recipient of the Dairy Business Association Advocate Award.
Madison, Wis. (Jan. 14, 2016) — Dairy farmers need to cut through the negative stereotypes and get out the word about how they use sustainable practices, a leading international livestock sustainability consultant told hundreds of farmers and agribusiness representatives.
Madison, Wis. (Jan. 13, 2016) – Dairy Business Association members elected three new directors during the annual business meeting at the second Dairy Strong 2016: Partners in Progress conference at the Monona Terrace Convention Center.
Madison, Wis. (Jan. 13, 2016) – The Wisconsin dairy community remains a massive economic driver for the state and there is potential for even greater growth, Gov. Scott Walker told hundreds of farmers and dairy business professionals attending Dairy Strong 2016: Partners in Progress at Monona Terrace Convention Center.
Several U.S. senators are asking for truck weight flexibility for America's dairy farmers to be included in the final draft of a national transportation bill.
A group of state farm organizations, health professionals and commerce leaders are banning together once again to urge lawmakers to reject any efforts to legalize the sales of raw milk. The Wisconsin Safe Milk Coalition, which is made up of 18 organizations, wrote to members of the state legislature this week asking them not to co-sponsor a bill that would permit the on-farm sale of unpasteurized milk.
An Outagamie County Circuit Court judge has ruled that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources imposed unlawful permit conditions for high-capacity wells when it required Milk Source and its New Chester Dairy to monitor new wells.
A bipartisan group of nine U.S. senators is urging the conference committee handling the surface transportation bill to make sure the final bill allows bulk milk trucks to carry their cargo without being forced to offload portions of their load at state borders. The senators said that requirement increases food safety risks for consumers and costs for dairy farmers.
It’s been a hot button issue in Kewaunee County for years, well contamination and why it’s happening.
Dairy farmers from Wisconsin and elsewhere descended on Washington recently to urge Congress and the president to take steps in immigration reform that will ensure a sufficient labor force for dairies.
TOWN OF LINCOLN, Kewaunee County, Wis. (June 23, 2015) — An activist group has taken another public swipe at the reputation of a family dairy farm in northeastern Wisconsin.