Yahara Pride Conservation Group shares success story

Madison, Wis. (Jan 14, 2016) — In southcentral Wisconsin, farmers and an environmental group have come together to reduce phosphorous levels in local waterways. Created in 2011, the Yahara Pride Farms conservation group is a farmer-led non-profit that works to improve soil and water quality in the Yahara River watershed in the Dane County area. Several […]

Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative elects directors

Madison, Wis. (Jan. 13, 2016) – Members of the Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative elected two directors at the annual business meeting during the Dairy Strong 2016: Partners in Progress conference at the Monona Terrace Convention Center. Brody Stapel, a managing partner at Double Dutch Dairy in Cedar Grove, Wis., and Jim Winn, co-owner of […]

Dairy Business Association elects directors, officers

Madison, Wis. (Jan. 13, 2016) – Dairy Business Association members elected three new directors during the annual business meeting at the second Dairy Strong 2016: Partners in Progress conference at the Monona Terrace Convention Center. Newly elected board directors include farmer representatives Cody Heller, president of Heller Farm Inc. and chief executive officer of Central […]

Walker: Dairy industry key to state’s economic success

Madison, Wis. (Jan. 13, 2016) – The Wisconsin dairy community remains a massive economic driver for the state and there is potential for even greater growth, Gov. Scott Walker told hundreds of farmers and dairy business professionals attending Dairy Strong 2016: Partners in Progress at Monona Terrace Convention Center. “There’s tremendous growth opportunity in agriculture, […]