Next Dairy Industry Conference Call Scheduled for April 14

Dairy Producers Are Encouraged to Join the Call to Address Their COVID-19 Concerns Approximately 400 dairy farmers and industry professionals participated in a dairy industry conference call this week to address their questions and concerns about how COVID-19 is affecting the industry. Due to the high volume of questions, a second conference call is scheduled…

Three-Part Webinar Series Offered to Dairy Team Facilitators

The FREE Online Series Is Approved for Three Hours of RACE Continuing Education Credits As dairy team facilitators work to practice social distance amidst COVID-19 and use virtual communication to guide their clients, the Center for Dairy Excellence is offering a three-part webinar series. The continuing education series, titled “Bridging the Gap: Maximizing Team Dynamics,”…

Dairy Industry Call on April 7 to Address Questions on COVID-19

Dairy Producers Are Encouraged to Dial In and Hear Key Industry Updates Dairy farmers and industry professionals are invited to join a dairy industry conference call on Tuesday, April 7 from 12 to 1 p.m. A panel of industry representatives will answer questions and share important updates on how COVID-19 is affecting the dairy industry,…

‘Discover Dairy’ Shares Virtual Learning Resources with Teachers and Students

The Free Digital Resources Give Children an Inside Look at Dairy Farming With many schools transitioning to virtual learning to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Discover Dairy has launched a virtual learning library for elementary and middle school teachers and students. Discover Dairy is an interactive, cross-curricular lesson series that meets Pennsylvania state education standards…

Dairy Education Virtual Learning Resources Available to Teachers

With many schools transitioning to virtual learning to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Dairy Excellence Foundation’s Discover Dairy program is committed to providing free digital resources and curriculum to help educators during this time. Discover Dairy will be launching a virtual learning library this week with digital lessons and resources to supplement your virtual…

Contingency Planning Resources Available to PA Dairy Farmers

Dairy Producers Can Work Remotely with Industry Professionals to Create Contingency Plans The Center for Dairy Excellence is working to ensure Pennsylvania dairy farm families have contingency plans in place to protect their employees and businesses in light of the COVID-19 situation. Dairy producers who are interested in having assistance in preparing a contingency plan…

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…

Dairy Education Virtual Learning Resources Available to Teachers

With many schools transitioning to virtual learning to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Dairy Excellence Foundation’s Discover Dairy program is committed to providing free digital resources and curriculum to help educators during this time. Discover Dairy will be launching a virtual learning library this week with digital lessons and resources to supplement your virtual…

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…

High School Junior Expands Dairy Knowledge Through Independent Study

As a junior at Cumberland Valley High School and the Cumberland County Teen Miss Agriculture USA, Amanda Hamilton is passionate about sharing the benefits of dairy with the community. Where did she discover her passion for dairy farming? “My grandmother has a family farm, and my cousin has a dairy farm. We’re trying to keep…