FMMO Formulas Need to Reflect Today’s Realties

FMMO Formulas Need to Reflect Today’s Realties

ARLINGTON, VA – Way back in the 1930s, one of the original motivations behind creating the Federal Milk Marketing Order system was to provide incentives for farmers to produce better milk. Much of the milk at the time was Grade B, which was lower quality than the Grade A milk earmarked for…
NMPF Statement on H5N1 Federal Aid to Assist Dairy Farmers 

NMPF Statement on H5N1 Federal Aid to Assist Dairy Farmers 

ARLINGTON, VA – From NMPF President & CEO Gregg Doud:“NMPF thanks Secretary Vilsack and federal leadership for effectively using their existing authorities to offer necessary assistance for dairy farmers as they meet the challenges of H5N1 in dairy cattle. Care for farm workers and animals is critical for milk producers, as is protecting against…
U.S. and Mexico Dairy Industries Renew Commitment to Cross-Border Cooperation

U.S. and Mexico Dairy Industries Renew Commitment to Cross-Border Cooperation

CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO – Leading dairy representatives from the United States and Mexico met this week in Chihuahua, Mexico to renew their commitment to collaborate and advocate on mutually beneficial dairy policies. This was the sixth meeting between leading U.S. and Mexico dairy organizations since 2016. The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and…
K-State beef cattle experts share tips for raising twin calves

K-State beef cattle experts share tips for raising twin calves

Anyone who’s ever lived in a house with newborn twins knows they can be a lot of work to take care of. When twin births happen in the beef herd, it often brings about special management considerations, say the experts at Kansas State University’s Beef Cattle Institute. Speaking on a…
Livestock Marketing Association Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients

Livestock Marketing Association Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients

OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS - Nine students have been selected to receive $2,500 scholarships from the Livestock Marketing Association, or LMA, Scholarship Program. The LMA Scholarship Program, now in its second year, was expanded to support more students with aspirations of using their careers to support the livestock and livestock marketing industry.…
Animal Science Discover Day- May 29

Animal Science Discover Day- May 29

All youth aged 8–18 years old are invited to the annual Animal Science Discover Day May 29, Wednesday 9:00am – 3:30 pm in Curtis, NE on the NCTA Campus. Activities will focus on several different aspects of various livestock production & careers. Participants will gain important life skills while attending…