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Third DairyTech Conference Showcases Power of Artificial Intelligence for Dairy

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and Ever.Ag are excited to announce that registration for the third annual DairyTech conference opens today. DairyTech 2024 will showcase the pioneers and pioneering applications bringing transformative potential of artificial intelligence to the dairy industry, from processing plant functions to supply chain management, demand forecasting, sustainability optimization, and corporate practices. The event will connect …

California Cheeses Win Big at 2024 Caputo Cup in Naples, Italy

The top 3 championship pizzaiolos in the Traditional American Division at the 2024 Trofeo Caputo, aka the Caputo Cup, shared a strong California connection: all three chefs used California-made Mozzarella in their winning pizzas. The overall American Division winner, Siler Chapman, is a co-owner with his wife Amber of King of Fire in Fort Mill, SC. Lars Smith, owner of …

Real California Cheeses Bring Home 31 Awards at American Cheese Society Meeting

Cow’s milk cheese and dairy processors that use the Real California Milk seal brought home 31 awards during the 2024 annual cheese competition held by the American Cheese Society (ACS) in Buffalo, New York. The American Cheese Society recognizes the finest cheeses and dairy products made in the Americas. A total of 1,596 cheese and cultured dairy products were entered into the …

Associate Judges Named For 2024 All American Jersey Shows

The associate judges have been selected for the 72nd All American Jersey Shows, sponsored by the American Jersey Cattle Association (AJCA) of Reynoldsburg, Ohio. The largest exhibition of Registered Jersey™ cattle in the world, the three shows of The All American, will be held November 8-11, 2024, in conjunction with the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Ky. Brad Gavenlock …

National Jersey Leadership Named At Annual Meetings

Officers and directors of the USJersey organizations were elected during the Annual Meetings of the American Jersey Cattle Association (AJCA) and National All-Jersey Inc. (NAJ) held on June 21 and 22, 2024 in Springfield, Mass. Alan Chittenden, Schodack Landing, N.Y., was elected to his third one-year term as President of AJCA on June 24. He is a fourth-generation breeder and …

International Dairy Foods Association Announces Key Staff Promotions

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) announced today the promotion of three staff members. Andrew Jerome has been promoted to Vice President, Communications. Andrew Jerome joined IDFA in February 2020 as Director, External and Member Communications. Andrew’s new role will allow him to expand his responsibilities managing the organization’s communications, marketing of events, and reputation management activities for IDFA members …

Western United Dairies and Almond Alliance Help Secure Placement of Safe Drinking Water, Wildfire Prevention, Drought Preparedness, and Clean Air Bond Act on Ballot

This week, Legislature passed SB 867 (Allen) the Safe Drinking Water, Wildfire Prevention, Drought Preparedness, and Clean Air Bond Act of 2024, that will be placed before voters on the November General Election ballot. The bond would authorize $10 billion in general obligation bonds to finance projects for drought, flood, and water resilience; wildfire and forest resilience; biodiversity and nature-based …

USDA Issues Recommended Decision Proposing Amendments to All Federal Milk Marketing Orders

On July 1st, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a Recommended Decision on its website proposing to amend the uniform pricing formulas applicable in all 11 Federal milk marketing orders (FMMOs). The Recommended Decision follows a 49-day national hearing held from August 23, 2023, to January 30, 2024, in Carmel, Indiana, where USDA heard testimony and received evidence on 21 proposals from …

ARS Develops New Disease-Resistance Traits for Sugarbeets

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have bred new disease-resistant sugarbeet lines using cutting-edge genome mapping technologies. By adapting these new genomic lines and genomic tools, plant breeders are now able to greatly improve the sugarbeet’s tolerance to disease. Fusarium Yellows is one of many fungal diseases that can result in extensive damage to the sugarbeet crop yield. The soil-borne fungus triggers wilting, yellowing, loss of leaves and …

Upcoming California Dairy Innovation Short Course Trainings and Conference

The California Dairy Innovation Center (CDIC) has released the schedule for summer and fall courses as a part of its 2024 training program series for processors, producers, entrepreneurs, and students. The courses, which have no pre-requisites, will be held at a variety of California locations and are open to all participants. The schedule of courses includes: Advanced Cheesemaking, which will …

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