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May 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

As we welcome the month of May, I am hopeful that spring-like weather will finally arrive and stay for good. But I know that the days will pass by quickly, and before we know it, we’re into June, when dairy promotional events are taking place across the Midwest, giving dairy famers the opportunity to share …

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April 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

In 2021, dairy product exports totaled 17.3 percent of U.S. total milk solids production, a record for the U.S. dairy industry. Coupled with imports at 3.2 percent of U.S. total milk solids production and you have the largest positive trade balance ever for dairy. For just over 20 years we have seen a significant increase …

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March 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

As I prepared my president’s address for the 2022 Annual Meeting, it occurred to me that it had been two full years since our members had gathered for this annual event. Two years might not seem like much time depending on your perspective, but when looking back, those two years were FULL. Full of uncertainty, …

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February 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

A year ago, we were asked by a dairy publication for our response to the question, “In a word, what’s the mood as 2021 gets under way?” Our response was “Uncertainty.” To answer this same question a year later, we would still include ‘uncertain’ along with ‘optimism’ and ‘concern.’As we move into 2022, farmers are …

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January 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

Turning the page on the calendar to a new year is refreshing and invigorating. It is a new year filled with ample opportunities to improve what we do and how we do it. It’s a chance to learn more about ourselves and to support others in achieving their goals.With a brand-new year ahead of us, …

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FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative Applauds Decision on USMCA Dispute

FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative is elated at the decision published today by the USMCA Dispute Settlement Panel, which found Canada is improperly restricting access to its market for U.S. dairy products in violation of its U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) commitments. “This landmark decision is a victory for all U.S. dairy, including farmers, processors and …

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December 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

The holidays are fast-approaching, and as my wife, Judy and I look forward to celebrating the upcoming holiday, we’re reminded of how our family traditions have changed through the years, and how so much has also stayed the same.

October 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

I don’t have the time. There’s hay to make. I need to change the oil in the tractor. As farmers, we are good at coming up with reasons why we can’t do something. It’s easy to use our occupation as a crutch to say no. There are times when it’s healthy to say no or …

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September 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

Leadership Opportunities Await “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” -Thomas Edison Dairy farmers are no strangers to hard work. In fact, most people in the general population think of us hard workers, working long days in all sorts of weather, caring for our animals and …

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Subscribe to our E-newsletter

FarmFirst keeps members and industry partners connected on top industry news through our weekly e-newsletter. Sent every Friday, our weekly digest features the latest cooperative news, program deadlines and updates on policies important to our members and our advocacy work. Special alerts and contests are also sent using our e-newsletter platform. Don’t miss out – sign up today!