Anna-Lisa LacaOnline and Business Editor



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DFA Fallon Nevada Dry Milk Powder Processing Plant
Apr 24, 2020

Why Dairy Plants Are Unlikely to House Large COVID-19 Outbreaks

There are two main reasons dairy plants are unlikely to house large COVID-19 outbreaks.

Sen. Joni Ernst
Apr 21, 2020

Senator Ernst Says Reopening America Is Not Like Flipping A Switch

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined AgriTalk radio host Chip Flory on Tuesday to discuss reopening America.

milk glass
Apr 20, 2020

Family Donating More Than 400 Gallons of Milk to Community Per Day

The refrigerator, called the "Kindness Cooler," is available to anyone in need and will be fully stocked until the end of the pandemic, James Baerwolf says.

Sonny Perdue
Apr 16, 2020

Perdue Says USDA Will Not Reopen the Dairy Margin Coverage Program

Perdue says DMC is intended to function as an insurance program.

Apr 15, 2020

A Farmer and Her Nutritionist’s Experience Feeding Dump Milk to Cows

When New York farmer Kelly Hendrickson was told she would have to start dumping milk, her milk inspector planted a seed in her mind.

USDA logo, field and money
Apr 13, 2020

What We Know About USDA’s COVID-19 Aid Package

President Donald Trump several times over the past week has indicated some $16 billion of COVID-19 farmer aid would be announced soon.

Domino's Pizza
Apr 10, 2020

How Your Dairy Checkoff Dollars Are Being Used In the COVID Crisis

Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) leaders on Friday outlined a shift in their business plan to help farmers and the entire dairy industry whether the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ponderosa Dairy - Amanda Arata 002
Apr 09, 2020

How to Feed Dry Cows on the Cheap

Here are three things to consider when feeding dry cows as cheap as possible without sacrificing cow health or her next lactation.

Heins Family Farms 37
Apr 08, 2020

Dairy Crisis Proposal Includes Voluntary Supply Management Program

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) submitted to USDA a joint plan to confront the COVID-19 dairy crisis.