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New York Dairy Industry Finds a Bright Spot

A brighter horizon might be in store for New York dairy farmers that have survived several years of low milk prices, a new report says. Read more

Sisters Making Their Dairy Dream Come True

The next generation of management at Fantasyland Holsteins and Jerseys is a sister act. Caitlyn and Taylor Pool are already taking the reins at the 240-cow, 460-acre farm owned by their parents, David and Martha. Read more

An Inside Look at Taiwan’s Dairy Industry

One year ago in April, I was invited to give a lecture to a delegation visiting the University of Maryland from Taiwan on dairying in Maryl… Read more

All-American Dairy Show Entries Must Be Submitted Online

All-American Dairy Show exhibitors can now enter online for the 2019 show, set for Sept. 14-18, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Read more

Commentary: Tips for Handling Animal Activists

American Dairy Association North East’s crisis communications team works to help minimize negative impact of undercover videos or other issues that draw adverse attention to dairy farms and dairy foods. Read more

Farmers Union Seeks Support for Supply Management

Supply management has long been an uncomfortable idea for U.S. dairy farmers, but it might be just what small milk producers need right now, according to Wisconsin Farmers Union leaders who spoke to a group of Pennsylvania Dairy Farmers gathered at SpringWood Organic Farm in Lancaster County. Read more

Plan to Extend Cutoff Notice Advances

The Pennsylvania Ag Department petitioned the Milk Marketing Board last year to extend the termination notice period after Dean Foods dropped 42 dairies in the state. Read more

Pennsylvania Believes

Dairy is an essential fabric that binds together Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry. It’s our past, it’s our present, and I firmly believe it will remain a part of our future. Yet belief is only meaningful if it inspires support and action. Read more

Bedded Pack Makes Life Easier for Cows & People

The Zaginaylos built an 80-cow bedded pack dairy barn with a step-up parlor in 2016, and their model was emulated at Hillside Farms. Read more

Dairy Farmers Rally for Whole Milk

Carrying bottles of milk and pictures of happy children, dairy farmers and lawmakers packed Pennsylvania’s Capitol on Tuesday to demand that schools be allowed to serve whole milk. Read more