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Organic dairies would benefit under proposed bill

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.

Milk Sustainability Center to create data interface for dairies

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 dairies have Marketing Order concerns

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.

Organic Valley gives 58 northeastern dairies a new home for milk

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.