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Facial recognition software for cows is one of the seven companies participating in the 2021 DFA CoLab Accelerator class.

Ag Tech and dairy companies take part in 2021 DFA CoLab Accelerator

By Jim Cornall

Facial recognition software for cows, nanotechnologies to help treat mastitis and a single-serve, snack-sized cheese bar are among the startup companies convening virtually this week as Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) launches its 2021 DFA CoLab Accelerator...

In 2020, DFA increased its net income and net sales, primarily due to acquiring a portion of Dean Foods’ assets.  Pic: Getty Images/Joseph Chavez

DFA issues 2020 financial results

By Jim Cornall

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, has reported its 2020 financial results today for the 12-month period ending Dec. 31, 2020.

DFA accepting applications for 2021 accelerator program

By Jim Cornall

Five years after launching its initial accelerator program, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) is gearing up for its 2021 program with the announcement of a new name, DFA CoLab Accelerator, and continued focus on helping accelerate and grow ag-tech and dairy...

So far, the Farmers Feeding Families Fund has raised more than $650,000 and distributed more than $225,000 to rural and community food banks. Pic: Getty Images/johnrandallalves

DFA donating refrigeration to rural food banks

By Jim Cornall

Through the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) Cares Farmers Feeding Families Fund, the nationwide dairy cooperative’s 13,000 family farm-owners are donating refrigeration to rural and community food banks across the country and pledging to keep them stocked...

DFA is the first US dairy cooperative to set a science-based target to reduce GHG emissions. Pic: Getty Images/Matt Anderson

DFA sets greenhouse gas reduction target

By Jim Cornall

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, has announced it is setting a science-based target and committing to reduce direct and value chain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% by 2030, from a base year of...

The nine startups are from the US, Canada, Israel and the UK. Pic: Getty Images/jacoblund

Nine startups in 2020 DFA Accelerator class

By Jim Cornall

An all-natural sports drink made from dairy by-products, handheld pizza and Philly cheesesteak cones, a green fashion brand creating t-shirts from excess milk and a hand-crafted spirit made from whey are just a few of the startup companies convening virtually...

Curds + Kindness will continue at least through the end of May for the nearly 5m residents of Idaho and Utah.

Crisis donations continue

By Jim Cornall

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, US company Dairy West has launched Curds + Kindness, a program to direct surplus, nutrient-rich dairy foods to those who are hungry and unable to afford groceries throughout Idaho and Utah.

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