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March 2023 MilkLine Newsletter

Surely, a lot has changed over the past several years, but certainly a lot has changed in the past year too. I believe that I’ve always been aware of my surroundings and how things change. Yet, I feel that we are in unprecedented times, and it makes me appreciate what I once took for granted.For …

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February 2023 MilkLine Newsletter

As the 118th Congress begins to tackle their legislative agenda, FarmFirst asked our advocacy partners for their views on the year ahead for dairy policy including the 2023 Farm Bill. Read the responses below from Paul Bleiberg, Senior Vice President of Government Relations for the National Milk Producers Federation, and Steve Etka, Executive Director and …

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January 2023 MilkLine Newsletter

When it comes to the word ‘sustainability,’ it means something different to everyone depending on their background, stage in life and their priorities. The word is most often affiliated with the environment and climate smart initiatives, but the word sustainability is also used when referring to business decisions and ensuring an organization thrives today and …

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December 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

It’s this time of year that always brings out more joy and happiness in people.Somehow, these cold, dark days of December become filled with laughter and holiday cheer against a backdrop of glowing festive lights, evergreen trees and table spreads filled with special treats. We visit with family and friends while attending more parties and …

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November 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we’re all set for our District Appreciation Dinners taking place in November and December. (If you haven’t made your reservations to attend a dinner near you that has yet to take place, do so today! You won’t want to miss out on this event with great food and …

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October 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

For 55 years now, World Dairy Expo has been recognized as where the global dairy industry meets, so it should be no surprise to witness the number and diversity of dairy farmers, scientists, enthusiasts, and entrepreneurs that come together from all across the globe to celebrate dairy.Since its inception, FarmFirst has always been supportive and …

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September 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

It seems like only yesterday that we were busy planting and now we’re already in September.As we wrap up this summer season and prepare for fall harvest, I encourage you to take a few minutes to read and learn more about the leadership opportunities within FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative.Leadership OpportunitiesEvery fall, the cooperative has elections for …

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August 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

For those of us that live in the Midwest, its common knowledge to know what a cheese curd is – and that the squeakier the curd, the better it is. And while appreciation for squeaky curds runs deep, the faces behind who produces them isn’t always well known.A recent campaign collaboration between Culver’s and Dairy …

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July 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

Today’s dairy farmers have dramatically different scales of production, technological capabilities, and global pressures than they did generations ago. But in 1950, like today, industry leaders recognized the value of developing and educating young farmers, and the importance of meeting their needs when developing national policies.That’s why the farmer and cooperative leaders of the National …

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June 2022 MilkLine Newsletter

There seems to be enough supply chain problems facing the United States without adding a recall from a major U.S. manufacturer of baby formula into the mix.In mid-February, Abbot Nutrition announced a voluntary recall on one variation of their baby formula products manufactured in their Sturgis, Michigan facility. The plant was immediately shut down due …

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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!