December ‘Protecting Your Profits’ Recording Now Available

A Recording of the Monthly Discussion Will Be Available on December 22 The Center for Dairy Excellence will publish a recording of its monthly “Protecting Your Profits” webinar on Thursday, December 22. Led by Zach Myers, Risk Education Manager with the Center, the recording will be available in both webinar and podcast format. It will…

Adams County Dairy Producer Shares How Overcrowding Has Helped Improve Profitability in New Podcast Episode

Dale Brown Was Interviewed in the New Episode of “Cow-Side Conversations” In the Center for Dairy Excellence’s latest episode of the “Cow-Side Conversations” podcast, Dale Brown, a partner at Jobo Holstein Farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, shared how overcrowding has improved their profitability and overall breakeven costs. While some worry that overcrowding could hinder individual cow…

New “Getting Started in Dairy Farming” Guide Now Available at No Cost

The 11-Step Guide Provides Information and Resources for Getting Started in Dairy Farming The Center for Dairy Excellence recently published a new, 11-step guide to getting started as a dairy farmer. The guide was created to help young professionals who want to find a meaningful career as a dairy producer learn the initial first steps…

Young Dairy Professionals to Speak at 2023 PA Dairy Summit, Scholarships Now Available

The Young Dairy Professionals Scholarship Is Available to Help Attend the PA Dairy Summit The 2023 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit, which will be held on February 8 and 9, 2023 in State College, Pennsylvania, will help dairy producers and young dairy professionals find fusion with their peers. Through a line-up of dynamic keynote speakers and breakout…

Keynote Speakers Announced for 2023 PA Dairy Summit

Speakers Will Share Lessons Learned from the Avian Influenza Pandemic, Farm Succession, Multi-Generational Family Businesses and More The dairy industry is infused with opportunity, always working to find fusion with each sector of the supply chain, with family and business, and with current and future generations. During the 2023 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit, several featured speakers…

New Risk Management Videos, Resources and Case Studies Now Available

The Center’s New Resources Feature Risk Management Conversations with PA Dairy Farmers With so many risk management programs available to help dairy producers protect their bottom line when dairy margins fall, the Center for Dairy Excellence recently released a new library of risk management resources. The library includes a new video series featuring conversations with…

Business Consultants Available to Help Dairy Farm Families Achieve Their Goals

The Center Offers One-on-One Consulting Support at No Charge to Dairy Farm Families To help Pennsylvania dairy farm families with transition planning, business management consulting, and risk management planning, the Center for Dairy Excellence has several consultants and employees available to work with Pennsylvania dairy farm families. Dr. Brian Reed and Dr. Charlie Gardner both…

Fayette County Dairy Producer Shares Journey With Value-Added Business in New Podcast Episode

Jennifer Orr Was Interviewed in the New Episode of “Cow-Side Conversations” In the Center for Dairy Excellence’s latest episode of the “Cow-Side Conversations” podcast, Jennifer Orr, a dairy producer from Harmony Acres in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, shared what sparked her family to enter the value-added space and begin bottling milk from their 170-cow herd. She…

Join ‘Protecting Your Profits’ Monthly Webinar on November 23

The Discussion Will Take Place on November 23 at 12 p.m. and Provide Dairy Market Updates The Center for Dairy Excellence is hosting its monthly “Protecting Your Profits” webinar on Wednesday, November 23 at 12 p.m. Held the fourth Wednesday of every month and led by Zach Myers, Risk Education Manager with the Center, the…

Volunteers and Sponsors Needed for Calving Corner Exhibit at 2023 Farm Show

The Dairy Cow Birthing Center Offers Educational Insight for Families Individuals who have experience working in the Pennsylvania dairy industry are invited to volunteer at the Calving Corner during the 2023 Pennsylvania Farm Show from January 7-14, 2023 in Harrisburg, Pa. The Calving Corner is the cornerstone in the “Destination Dairy” Northeast Exhibit Hall, giving…