Denali Peonies Earns Certified American Grown Status

They call their Certified American Grown farm Denali Peonies. Their first harvest in 2016 yielded 1,250 stems, followed by 2,500 the next and 4,500 last year. This year, they’re expecting to harvest 8,000 stems.

Noluma Int.: 3 in 5 Dairy Farmers Say the Entire Supply Chain Should Take Responsibility for Light Damage to Dairy

April 30, 2019 Noluma International LLC

New research shows 90% of dairy farmers know that light damages nutrients in milk, and 98% would work with a partner to make their packaging light protected

Sargento Launches World’s Slowest Pizza Delivery

April 30, 2019 Sargento Foods

Sargento Foods is bringing premium aged cheeses to the shredded cheese category for the first time with the launch of its new Reserve Series™. So, to help spread the news and give consumers the opportunity to taste this new specialty cheese, they’re delivering pizzas, for free, with the World’s Slowest Pizza Delivery.

DMI Names Harden to Lead Global Environmental Strategy

April 30, 2019 Dairy Management Inc.

Krysta Harden, former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), has been named Executive Vice President of Global Environmental Strategy of Dairy Management Inc. (DMI). At a time when telling the story of U.S. dairy’s positive environmental contributions has never been more important, Harden will be tasked with driving the dairy checkoff’s environmental sustainability strategy.

Aquaculture Braintrust Farms Clams in Florida’s Tampa Bay

Located on land that resembles a southern plantation, Two Docks Shellfish sits adjacent to a DuPont agricultural test farm where Aaron Welch, Jr., who has a PhD in Plant Pathology from North Carolina State University, served as manager until his retirement. The closely-knit operation primarily farm clams, but is also starting to work with oysters.