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…

Team Program Grants Drive Transformation at Lebanon County Dairy

For Reid Hoover of Brook-Corner Holsteins in Lebanon, Pa., making the decision to pursue a career in dairy was an easy one. After growing up on a farm and milking cows throughout his childhood, managing the 370-cow dairy with his family became his passion. When his son decided to join the business after graduating from…

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…

Dairy Professionals Honored with 2020 Dairy Industry Awards

2020 Dairy Industry Award Winners

Heckman, Trout and the Itle Family Were Recognized at the 2020 PA Dairy Summit At this year’s Pennsylvania Dairy Summit in State College, Pa. on February 5-6, the Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania, Center for Dairy Excellence, and Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association awarded three dairy professionals with Dairy Industry Awards. The annual awards program recognizes dairy…

Pennsylvania Dairy Summit to Feature National Speakers and Hands-On Sessions

Registration is Still Open for the Dairy Summit on February 5-6, 2020 There’s still time to register for the 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit, taking place on February 5-6, 2020 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, Pa. The event promises to reignite dairy producers’ commitment to dairy by exploring key issues…

Enhance Your Dairy with Professional Consulting Resources

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Dairy Decisions Consultants Grants Are Available to Dairy Farm Families Dairy producers are encouraged to apply for the Center for Dairy Excellence’s Dairy Decisions Consultants (DDC) grant program. Leveraging funds provided through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, farms can receive up to $3,500 in professional consulting funds to help make decisions that will shape the future…