COVID-19 Guidelines Available to Pennsylvania Dairy Industry

Dairy Professionals Encouraged to Follow Recommendations to Navigate Crisis In the midst of COVID-19 (coronavirus), dairy farming and supporting agriculture businesses are considered essential and can continue to operate as normal. However, it is important that all farm businesses take the proper precautions to protect their employees and their business while conducting day-to-day operations. The…

COVID-19 Resources and Information Available to Dairy Farm Families

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The Center for Dairy Excellence Launched a Library of COVID-19 Farm Resources The Center for Dairy Excellence has launched a library of farm resources to help Pennsylvania dairy farm families and small business owners navigate the COVID-19 crisis. The resources include crisis management tools, stress and wellness resources, and financial planning information. “We recognize these…

Learn About Dairy Revenue Protection During Webinar on March 25

The Monthly Webinar Will Feature Christine Brodeur as Guest Speaker On Wednesday, March 25 at noon, the Center for Dairy Excellence will welcome Christine Brodeur, Director of Dairy Farmers of America Risk Management, as a guest speaker for the monthly “Protecting Your Profits” webinar. The monthly update is led by Zach Myers, Risk Education Manager…

Dairy Industry Professionals Invited to Discuss Change Management

The Center Is Hosting Four Free Roundtable Meetings This Spring Dairy professionals who guide dairy farm families through the process of navigating change are encouraged to attend one of four upcoming roundtable discussions hosted by the Center for Dairy Excellence. The free meetings will be held in Mount Joy, Lewisburg, Chambersburg and Meadville. “As we…

Dairy Team Facilitators Invited to Continuing Education Workshop on April 15

The Workshop Is Approved for Three Hours of RACE Continuing Education Credits The Center for Dairy Excellence is hosting a continuing education workshop for professionals who facilitate dairy team discussions. The event, titled “Bridging the Gap: Maximizing Team Dynamics,” will take place on Wednesday, April 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at AgChoice Farm…

Scholarships Available for Students Pursuing Careers in Dairy

The PA Dairymen’s Association and Dairy Excellence Foundation Offer $3,000 Scholarships High school students who are pursuing an education in a dairy-related field are encouraged to apply for one of ten $3,000 scholarships made available through the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association and Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania for the 2020-21 academic year. The scholarships…

Four Dairy Professionals Join Center for Dairy Excellence and Foundation Board of Directors

Brubaker, Kull, Lesher and Potts Recently Filled Open Board Positions The Center for Dairy Excellence and Dairy Excellence Foundation recently welcomed four dairy professionals to the organizations’ Board of Directors. The Center for Dairy Excellence Board of Directors guide the work of the non-profit 501c6 organization which fosters collaboration across the industry and provides resources…

Review Market Fundamentals During February ‘Protecting Your Profits’ Webinar

Learn About Risk Management Options and Review Milk Production Numbers The Center for Dairy Excellence will host its monthly “Protecting Your Profits” webinar on Wednesday, February 26 at noon. Led by Zach Myers, Risk Education Manager with the Center, the webinar will help dairy producers and industry professionals review market fundamentals and upcoming risk management…

Young Professionals Recognized with Scholarships at Dairy Summit

The Scholarships Allowed Young Dairy Professionals to Network and Grow Their Skills A group of 35 young professionals recently received scholarships to attend the 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit on February 5-6 in State College, Pa. The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, the Center for Dairy Excellence, and the Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania awarded the…

Creameries Encouraged to Participate in 2020 PA Ice Cream Trail

The Annual Ice Cream Trail Celebrates Pennsylvania Dairy and PA Preferred® Operations The Center for Dairy Excellence, PA Preferred®, and the Pennsylvania Tourism Office are seeking creameries to participate in the third year of the Pennsylvania Ice Cream Trail program. Pennsylvania dairy farms that have a value-added ice cream component to their business are encouraged…