Some top priorities for US dairy farmers in 2020 are future planning, risk management and secure milk supplies. All were examined at the Dairy Business Association’s (DBA) Dairy Strong conference in Wisconsin in January.
Three years after its first introduction to the Senate, the divisive Dairy Pride Act is still on the minds of US dairy. The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) made a case for stricter labeling guidelines while the FDA is stalled.
Cows digest millions of tons of food every year that is not suitable for humans, making them ‘critical partners’ in developing sustainable, regenerative agro-food systems. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are studying the positive impacts...
The future of milk can evolve beyond organic, grass fed and a2 varieties with more widespread breeding technology, changing the way dairy farmers manage their herds, according to a new Rabobank report.
Renewable energy use in agriculture is the best way to a sustainable future for most farmers, according to Organic Valley, and solar power popularity can grow further thanks to proposed energy tax credits in the US.
In a collaboration between the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and four Pennsylvania dairy farmers, a new report finds that conservation practices generally result in a farm’s good economic health. But farmers can’t do it alone.
At a meeting between the United Dairy Industry Association, National Dairy Promotion and Research Board and National Milk Producers Federation, dairy farmers and leaders discussed protecting the US dairy checkoff from anti-animal-agriculture groups.
Every year discarded pumpkins release harmful methane gas into the atmosphere as they rot in landfills. And with the mainstream consumer now prioritizing sustainable agriculture and recycling, dairy farmers are stepping in to eliminate pumpkin waste.
After years of working under former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden officially joined Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) in April of 2019. Her role as executive VP of global environmental strategy has put her focus on telling the sustainability...