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May 2024 MilkLine Newsletter

Change is inevitable, and there is no opportunity for growth and progress without it. FarmFirst’s board of directors have made some changes recently in the best interest of the cooperative. We are proud to announce the appointment of Mick Homb as our General Manager. With his extensive expertise and proven track record, Mick is set […]

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FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative Appoints Mick Homb as New General Manager

FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative proudly announces Mick Homb as the newly appointed General Manager, bringing expertise and a proven track record to lead the cooperative into its next chapter of growth and success. Having served as the Director of Milk Marketing for the cooperative’s Family Dairies USA division since 2019, Homb has demonstrated exceptional leadership and

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Deadline Approaching for FarmFirst Scholarships, Due by March 31

The deadline for FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative scholarships for 2024 is fast approaching and membership youth pursuing a post-secondary education in any field of study are encouraged to apply. The scholarship application deadline is March 31, 2024. “Education has always been a cornerstone in the foundation of this cooperative, and FarmFirst is proud to support our

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FarmFirst Board Elects Officers

District 3 Director John Rettler of Neosho, Wis. was re-elected president of the FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative’s board of directors following the cooperative’s 12th annual meeting held on February 10, 2024. District 1 Director Steve Brock of Daggett, Mich. was re-elected vice-president, District 5 Director Stephanie Hughes of Pittsville, Wis. was re-elected secretary, and District 6

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February 2024 MilkLine Newsletter

Over the past few decades, dairy farming has undergone significant transformations, driven by technological advancements and innovative management practices. Today’s young producers bring not only new methods but also a fresh perspective that is reshaping the industry. FarmFirst is fully committed to fostering opportunities for these young producers to enhance their skills as farm managers

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FarmFirst Celebrates 12th Annual Meeting

FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative members and delegates gathered at the cooperative’s 12th annual meeting on February 9-10, 2024, in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. The event highlighted important industry topics, including the outlook for the industry in 2024, mental wellness on the farm, the cooperative’s resolution session and presentations by DMI and National Milk Producers Federation. The Producer

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FarmFirst Announces 2024 Workshop Presenters

FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative welcomes all dairy farmers to attend the cooperative’s Producer Discovery Workshop series as part of its 2024 Annual Meeting taking place on Friday, February 9, 2024, at the Wintergreen Conference Center and Clarion Suites in Wisconsin Dells, WI. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Mission:  Possible’, which highlights the cooperative’s commitment

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FarmFirst Statement on House Approval of Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act

Statement from FarmFirst General Manager, Jeff Lyon “FarmFirst applauds today’s approval of the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act (H.R. 1147), a bipartisan bill which expands healthy milk options for kids in schools.    FarmFirst has been a long-time advocate for expanded dairy options in schools.  This bill will reverse the current regulations that only

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