Free Animal Care Record-Keeping Books Available to Dairy Farmers and Veterinarians

The Books Help PA Dairy Farms Comply with National FARM Requirements The Center for Dairy Excellence is offering free copies of Animal Care Protocol Record-Keeping Books to Pennsylvania dairy producers and veterinarians. With more than 2,000 books distributed to date, they have been created to help Pennsylvania dairy farm families comply with National FARM requirements…

Join ‘Protecting Your Profits’ Monthly Webinar on March 23

The Discussion Will Take Place on March 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, March 23 at 12 p.m. Held the fourth Wednesday of every month and led by Zach Myers, Risk Education Manager with the Center, the…

Agriculture Professionals Invited to Free Mental Health Workshops in March and April

The Series of Workshops Is Being Held in March and April Throughout Pennsylvania Agriculture professionals who work directly with Pennsylvania livestock producers are invited to attend free mental health workshops happening throughout March and April. The interactive workshops will provide information on stressors that are specific to the agriculture industry and provide hands-on training to…

Susan S. Beshore Memorial Scholarship Open for Students in the Dairy Industry

The PA Dairymen’s Association and Morrissey Insurance Are Offering a $7,000 Scholarship In honor of a long-time supporter and advocate of the Pennsylvania dairy industry, and in memory of Susan S. Beshore, the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association and Morrissey Insurance have created a one-time Susan S. Beshore Memorial Scholarship for undergraduate students who are pursuing an…

Save the Date for Annual ‘Toast to Dairy’ Celebration on June 16

Purchase Tickets by May 1 to Receive Early-Bird Discount The Dairy Excellence Foundation is hosting its annual farm-to-fork celebration, “A Toast to Dairy,” on Thursday, June 16, 2022 from 6-9 p.m. at Melhorn Manor in Mount Joy, Pa. The event includes meal stations sourced with Pennsylvania Preferred ingredients, a selection of artisan cheeses, and locally…

Scholarship Program Open for Students Pursuing Careers in Dairy

The PA Dairymen’s Association, Dairy Excellence Foundation, and Tröegs Independent Brewing Are Offering Ten $3,000 Scholarships The annual Student Leader Scholarship program is now open for undergraduate students who are pursuing an education in a dairy-related field. Ten $3,000 scholarships are available through a new partnership between the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, the Dairy Excellence Foundation,…

Dairy Excellence Grants to Open for Applications Starting March 1

The Grants Help Support Improvement Projects Related to Cow Comfort, Efficiency, and Milk Production Per Cow The next round of funding for the Dairy Excellence Grant Program opens on March 1, and Pennsylvania dairy producers have until March 31 to submit a grant application. The program is ideal for Pennsylvania dairy producers who want to…

Perry County Dairy Farmer Discusses Transitioning Between Generations in Podcast

Donny Bartch 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, Donny Bartch of Merrimart Farms in Perry County, Pennsylvania reflected on the complex transition process that comes along with a family business and multiple generations. He also shared their decision to…

Join ‘Protecting Your Profits’ Monthly Webinar on February 23

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

Young Dairy Professionals Recognized with Scholarships at Dairy Summit

The Scholarships Allowed Young Dairy Professionals to Network and Grow Their Skillsets A group of 29 young dairy professionals recently received scholarships to attend the 2022 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit on February 2-3 in Lancaster, Pa. The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, the Center for Dairy Excellence, and the Dairy Excellence Foundation awarded the Young Professionals Scholarships to…