A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would expand assistance for organic dairy producers. The Organic Dairy Assistance, Investment, and Reporting Yields Act, or O DAIRY, would extend the Emergency Livestock Assistance Program (ELAP) to cover organic feed shortages and losses of net... Read More.
John Deere and DeLaval are partnering to provide dairy farmers a digital system to track efficiency and carbon reduction efforts. DeLaval’s Joanna Daugaard tells Brownfield John Deere approached their company to find a way to interface farm data. “We all thought it made sense to... Read More.
Organic dairy farmers and processors have issues they would like to bring up should the USDA hold hearings on the federal milk marketing orders. Adam Warthesen with Organic Valley says they have worked with seven other dairy processors and organic companies as the Milk... Read More.
The President and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council says American dairy farmers have a different path to sustainability goals than many of their foreign counterparts. Krysta Harden tells Brownfield U.S. producers are able to expand, while EU and New Zealand farmers... Read More.
A Wisconsin-based dairy cooperative leader says a lot of work went into bringing 58 northeastern producers into their cooperative after two processors announced they would stop picking up their milk. Travis Forgues of Organic Valley tells Brownfield it helped for them to already have... Read More.