Home Industry News Economics (page 11)

Economics

Real CA Milk Spotlights Foodservice Innovation With 2022 Events For Professional Chefs

The Foodservice Division of the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) today announced the kickoff date for the 4th Annual Real California Pizza Contest, the return of the CADairy2Go competition and the rollout of a new culinary event focusing on Cal-Mex to round out its foodservice events for 2022. The 4th annual Real California Pizza Contest, a search for the best pizza …

Herschleb Named Next World Dairy Expo General Manager

World Dairy Expo® is pleased to introduce Laura Herschleb, DeForest, Wis., as the next WDE General Manager. Herschleb will begin her duties on February 28, 2022, as current General Manager Scott Bentley prepares to retire. In this role, Herschleb will provide leadership, vision and strategic oversight to the organization and lead its dedicated team to produce the world’s largest dairy …

Nutritional Intervention with Dairy Foods Prevents Falls and Fractures in Older Adults

We change in many ways as we grow old. In addition to external signs of aging such as white hair and wrinkles, our body also experiences less obvious changes, such as loss of muscle and bone mass. These changes to muscle and bone are exacerbated by the fact that older individuals who need institutionalized care are often malnourished and lack …

FARM Animal Care Program Announces Version 5 Survey Results

The National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Program today shared the results of its Animal Care Version 5 Development Survey. The report summarizes stakeholder perspectives on animal care issues of importance and captures ideas and levels of support for potential changes to the industry’s animal care standards. “We are pleased with the level of engagement and the quality of …

Deadline Extended for U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards Nominations

For more than a decade, the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards program has been celebrating dairy farms, businesses and partnerships for their dedication to advancing sustainability across the industry. The nominations period deadline for the 2022 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards has been extended to March 4. The farmer-founded Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, which unites the industry through a shared social …

Deadline Extended to Enroll in 2022 Dairy Margin and Supplemental Coverage

USDA has extended the deadline to enroll in Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) and Supplemental Dairy Margin Coverage (SDMC) for program year 2022. The deadline to apply for 2022 coverage is now March 25, 2022. As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing efforts to support dairy farmers and rural communities, USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened DMC and SDMC signup in …

Record US Dairy Exports in 2021, Assistance Still Needed to Ease Supply Chain Challenges

According to USDA today, 2021 U.S. farm and food products to the world totaled $177 billion, topping the 2020 total by 18 percent and eclipsing the previous record set in 2014 by 14.6 percent. Moreover, U.S. agricultural exports logged 230.7 million metric tons of volume in 2021, another record. “Today’s export figures demonstrate how the United States is poised to …

California Dairy Producer Shares Sustainability Message at House Ag Hearing

National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) Board of Directors member and California dairy producer Melvin Medeiros told a House Agriculture subcommittee that dairy farmers have made significant sustainability gains and stand ready to serve environmental solutions to make even further progress. “U.S. dairy farmers are environmental stewards. We tend with great care to our land and water to improve the resources on …

IDFA, NMPF Supportive of Biden Administration School Meal Flexibilities, Encourage Expansion of Dairy Offerings

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) shared their support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) final rule maintaining low-fat, flavored milk and other needed flexibilities in USDA child nutrition program meal requirements through the 2023-2024 school year. Michael Dykes, D.V.M., President and CEO of IDFA shared, “Today’s announcement from USDA clears up several …

Bipartisan Ocean Shipping Reform Act Calls for Swift Passage to Give Dairy Companies New Tools to Address Supply Chain Bottlenecks

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and the International Dairy Foods Association commended lawmakers for introducing bipartisan Senate legislation to address the shipping challenges the dairy industry and other U.S. agricultural sectors are facing. The legislation, should it become law, would help alleviate delays and disruptions at U.S. ports that have been a critical …

1...101112...43Page 11 of 43

Recent Digital Issue:

Follow Us on Facebook