Keynote Speakers Announced for 2021 Virtual PA Dairy Summit

Speakers Have Emerging Voices on Diversification, Sustainability, COVID-19 Impacts and More In an ever-changing marketplace, dairy producers and allied-industry professionals are searching for strategies to advance their operation and drive performance. During the 2021 virtual Pennsylvania Dairy Summit, four featured speakers will help the dairy industry emerge forward and learn how to connect with consumers,…

Arizona Preschool Creates Fun Twist on Election Through Adopt a Cow Program

In Phoenix, Arizona, one preschool classroom is using Discover Dairy’s “Adopt a Cow” program to introduce real-world concepts to their students. After a parent told Summit School teacher Fredie Boudrie about the Adopt a Cow program, they signed up to be paired with a calf from a dairy farm. The class will receive photos, video…

‘Protecting Your Profits’ Webinar Held Nov. 25, Now Available as Podcast

Get the Latest Milk Price Numbers in Conference Call, Webinar and Podcast Format The Center for Dairy Excellence is hosting its monthly “Protecting Your Profits” webinar on Wednesday, November 25 at noon. Held the fourth Wednesday of every month and led by Zach Myers, Risk Education Manager with the Center, the event provides dairy farmers…

Discount Available for PA Dairy Producers Who Enroll in “Farm Spanish Basics” Course

The Center for Dairy Excellence Is Offering a $100 Discount for the Winter Course To assist dairy farm families in enhancing communication with Hispanic employees, the Center for Dairy Excellence is offering a $100 discount to Pennsylvania dairy producers who sign up for the “Farm Spanish Basics” online course this winter. The eight-week Spanish course…

Dairy Producers Get Questions Answered About Dairy Checkoff, DMC and CFAP Programs

A Recording of the Center’s Recent Conference Call Is Available to All Dairy Producers The Center for Dairy Excellence recently released a recording of its eighth Dairy Industry Conference Call. Dairy producers and industry representatives from Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Ohio, New York and beyond joined the call and asked questions about the Dairy Checkoff, Dairy…

Recognize Dairy Leaders Who Have Made Positive Contributions, Submit PA Dairy Industry Award Nominations

The Annual Awards Program Is Accepting Nominations Until November 16, 2020 Dairy industry professionals are encouraged to recognize their peers by submitting nominations for the annual Pennsylvania Dairy Industry Award program. The program includes three awards and recognizes dairy producers and industry professionals who excel in leadership, service and innovation. The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, the…

Save the Date for the Virtual Pennsylvania Dairy Summit

Emerge with the Virtual Conference on February 8-11, 2021 The 2021 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit will be held virtually on February 8-11, 2021 in response to ongoing public health concerns and limitations around hosting large events in the state. Hosted by the Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania and Center for Dairy Excellence, the annual dairy conference…

Professional Consulting Grants Available to Dairy Farms

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The Dairy Decisions Consultants Program Pairs Dairy Farms with Experienced Consultants The Center for Dairy Excellence is now accepting applications for the Dairy Decisions Consultant (DDC) Grant Program for the 2020-21 year. The DDC Program provides dairy farm families with professional consulting resources to help make decisions that will shape the future of their operation….

Grants Available to Help Dairy Farmers Establish a Team and Improve Profitability

Three Types of Grants Are Available Through the Center’s On-Farm Resource Program Dairy producers who are looking to improve profitability, create a transition plan, or plan a major business transformation are encouraged to apply for one of three team grant opportunities available through the Center for Dairy Excellence’s On-Farm Resource Program. The 2020-21 team grants…

Next Dairy Industry Conference Call Scheduled for November 5

Panelists Will Answer Questions About Dairy Checkoff, Dairy Margin Coverage, and CFAP2 On Thursday, November 5 from 12-1 p.m., the Center for Dairy Excellence will host another installment in its Dairy Industry Conference Call series. Each call in the series features different panelists who provide important dairy industry updates and answer real-time questions submitted by…