The dairy said in a statement to The Associated Press that animal care and well-being are central to its operation. As a result, the dairy fired all employees and referred the abusive workers to law enforcement for further review following its own...
Columnist Lee Mielke wraps up the week's dairy news.
Eastern Idaho growers say the quality of their third alfalfa cutting is strong, but yield and price
Idaho dairymen have awarded more than $70,000 to 30 Idaho schools through the Idaho Dairy Council to support the Fuel Up To Play 60 program, which encourages healthful eating and physical activity.
U.S. dairy exports are slowing due to high U.S. prices that are discouraging buyers on the open market. Exports in July were down 9 percent from June on a volume basis and down 10 percent on a value basis.
The White House sponsored Biogas Roadmap is an initiative of voluntary strategies the U.S. dairy industry can use to reduce methane emissions, produce biogas and recover nutrients with the anaerobic digestion of manure and food waste.
Columnist Lee Mielke rounds up the week's dairy news.
National Milk Producers Foundation is encouraging dairymen to evaluate the new voluntary margin protection program and at least sign up for the no-premium basic coverage.
USDA launched sign up for the new dairy margin protection program that protects margins between a national milk price and a national feed cost calculation. Producers have until Nov. 28 to sign up for coverage of four months in 2014 and all of 2015.
Supporters of Idaho's Agricultural Security Act say a judge's ruling not to dismiss a federal lawsuit against the law wasn't a decision on the merits of the case, while opponents hailed it as a win for the plaintiffs.
A federal judge has refused to throw out a challenge to Idaho's so-called "ag gag" law.
A California company that develops hoof-health products and automated hoof-bath systems for dairies is expanding its operation to Jerome, Idaho, with a $2 million investment.
Independent market research found that Idaho's dairy industry has a leg up on consumer perception, with high ratings from Idaho and non-Idaho consumers.
Idaho's dairy industry has questioned whether it needs a national marketing campaign to brand Idaho products. A marketing research team has found the industry's diversity of products would better benefit from an awareness campaign highlighting the...