State Dairy Trade Associations Visit Washington D.C.

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.

NSDA Welcomes Much-Needed Improvements to Dairy Safety Net

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.

Grow Nebraska Dairy Recruits Processors at World Dairy Expo

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.

Family Dairy Expansion Near Clearwater

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.