Dairy sustainability webinar: Yahara Pride Farms composting partnership

The dairy sustainability “lunch and learn” series meets quarterly over the lunch hour to provide an overview of DBA and Edge’s involvement in sustainability projects across Wisconsin and highlights specific innovations currently underway. The first half hour will provide an overview of the Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance and the second half hour will spotlight Yahara […]

Geopolitical view on trade: World needs U.S. more than vice versa

Even if world demographics and American isolationism turn the rest of the planet into a warring, famine-ridden wasteland with no workforce or customer base, the United States will be OK. But what about Wisconsin dairy? Author and speaker Peter Zeihan alternately scared the bejeezus out of a Dairy Strong conference audience and made it laugh […]

Dairy farmers hear about demonstrating ‘who we are’ from former Harley Davidson exec

The secret to worldwide consumer dominance isn’t about creating a product that has more bells and whistles than any other. After a certain level, top brands are pretty much the same, anyway. It’s about selling a concept. “Honda and Yamaha sell motorcycles; Harley sells freedom,” said Ken Schmidt, former communications director for Harley-Davidson USA, speaking […]

Attend Dairy Strong for Free

For more information, contact: Maria Woldt, Director of Industry Relations Dairy Business Association (608) 577-4345 mwoldt@widba.com Nov. 1 deadline for free Dairy Strong registration GREEN BAY, Wis. (Sept. 13, 2017) – This upcoming Jan. 17-18, 2018, hundreds of dairy farmers from throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest and the nation will come to the Monona Terrace in […]

Selig to serve as keynote speaker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Maria Woldt, director of industry relations Dairy Business Association 608-577-4345 mwoldt@widba.com Bud Selig set as featured speaker at Dairy Strong 2018 GREEN BAY, Wis. (May 25, 2017) – Hundreds of dedicated members of the U.S. dairy community will gather Jan. 17-18, 2018, at the Monona Terrace Community & […]

Latino farm employees share their perspective

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Jamie Mara, director of public relations Dairy Business Association Phone: 920-209-3990 jmara@widba.com Latino farm employees share their perspective MADISON, Wis.(Jan. 19, 2017) – Just as Western European immigrants came to the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries, today’s Latino immigrants come from a variety of backgrounds and for many different reasons. […]

Latinos’ influence on U.S. food, agriculture grows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Jamie Mara, director of public relations Dairy Business Association Phone: 920-209-3990 jmara@widba.com  Latinos’ influence on U.S. food, agriculture grows MADISON, Wis. (Jan. 19, 2017) –  Dairy farmers, processors and food companies looking for a ripe market would be wise to consider Latinos, key observers say, because food plays a […]

Dairy Strong Speakers Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 28, 2016 For more information, contact: Maria Woldt, director of industry relations Dairy Business Association Phone: (608) 577-4345 mwoldt@widba.com   Dairy Strong speakers offer diverse perspectives and practical applications GREEN BAY, Wis. (Dec. 28, 2016) — One of the Midwest’s premiere conferences for the dairy farming community will be held Jan. […]

DSSA Welcomes First Dairy Processor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Maria Woldt, Sustainability Lead + Director of Industry Relations Dairy Business Association (608) 577-4345 | mwoldt@widba.com   New sustainability group welcomes first dairy processor GREEN BAY, Wis. (Dec. 19, 2016) — Foremost Farms USA® has joined the Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance — a diverse group of partners who […]

Nov. 1 deadline for free Dairy Strong registration

For more information, contact: Maria Woldt, Director of Industry Relations Dairy Business Association (608) 577-4345 mwoldt@widba.com Nov. 1 deadline for free Dairy Strong registration Green Bay, Wis. (October 10, 2016) – This upcoming Jan. 18-19, 2017, hundreds of dairy farmers from throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest and the nation will come to the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, overlooking Lake […]