On March 19th and 20th, NSDA Board members, Bill Thiele, Roger Sprakel and Brooke Engelman, joined with 8 farmers representing the state dairy trade associations from Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota, to visit Washington, D.C.
At the annual Nebraska State Dairy Association convention on February 27th, several dairy producers and supporters of the dairy industry received recognition for their work and support.
After months of challenging negotiations on Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump signed into law a budget deal in early February that includes provisions that will reform the dairy safety net into a more effective resource for farmers facing 2018’s challenging milk price environment.
The Nebraska State Dairy Association would like to congratulate Sen. Deb Fischer on her new role as chair of the Livestock Subcommittee. With her years of experience as a Nebraska cattle rancher she has the experiences and expertise to serve in the role.
Fourth generation California dairy farmer Brad Scott, whose 1,000-cow dairy farm Scott Brother’s Dairy was featured on the television show “Undercover Boss,” is among the featured speakers at the 2018 Nebraska Dairy Convention.
The Beef State is looking to add more dairy processing to its value-added livestock portfolio. Representatives of the Grow Nebraska Dairy coalition will attend the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin, this week to meet with prospective dairy processors as part of an aggressive and integrated recruitment effort.
The 2017 issue of Nebraska Agriculture and You is out and the digital magazine is live online!
Nebraska residents can start college classes in dairy production beginning in August at the Nebraska
For Bill Thiele, the recent opening of their new milking parlor and freestall barn has been a project more about transitioning to the next generation of dairy farmers than increasing milk cow numbers.