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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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August 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

It was just over a year ago that Katie Ledecky did an unfathomable thing: balancing a glass of chocolate milk on top of her head while swimming the length of a pool – without spilling a single drop.Her feat became a viral video, at the time when the Olympics would have been taking place in …

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July 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

While you have been busy planting and now harvesting hay, your FarmFirst staff and our partners in Washington D.C. have also been busy working on your behalf on several legislative and regulatory issues. Below is a brief summary of just a few of the issues we’re working on.Federal Order Reform – Earlier this spring federal …

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June 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

There’s nothing quite as refreshing as a tall, cold glass of milk. But when it comes to sports beverages, milk is typically not the first beverage that comes to mind. Individuals looking for the same nutritional punch that milk provides don’t have to look any further. GoodSport, the first-of-its-kind natural sports drink made from the …

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May 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

We learned a lot of things during the pandemic and for many of us it was the need for high-speed internet to conduct business, go to school, and to see and visit with family and friends. Improving rural broadband has been a topic of discussion for far too long among policymakers, but it was this …

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April 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

Spring is in the air and warmer, sunnier days are ahead. It is the beginning of a new chapter with this spring season, and I can confidently say we are all ready for it.The new season means a new opportunity to grow the best crop to provide the best diet for your herd of cattle …

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March 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

In the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives, we sometimes forget to recognize the good work being done. This is particularly true when it comes to dairy farmers’ dedication to producing quality milk.Recently, Hoard’s Dairyman published an article titled, ‘U.S. Milk Supply Gets Safer Every Year.’ The article’s author, Hoard’s Managing Editor Corey Geiger, …

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February 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

A few weeks ago FarmFirst staff was asked by a dairy magazine writer “In a word, what’s the mood as 2021 gets under way?” Our response, “Uncertainty.”Uncertainty can be uncomfortable and challenging, yet these circumstances often lead us to grow the most. Uncertainty also challenges us to dig deeper for solutions when new issues arise, …

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January 2021 MilkLine Newsletter

A new year is always a source for optimism and hope that next 365 days are going to be better than the last. After last year, many of us are saying “how can 2021 be any worse?” with all the trials and tribulations we faced in 2020.

December 2020 MilkLine Newsletter

December 2020 MilkLine Newsletter

The holidays are upon us, and while this year has been anything but normal, it is still important to celebrate this special season. It is a time to reflect on all that we are most grateful for and honor annual holiday traditions the best that we can, given the circumstances.

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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!