Dairy Farmers of Canada’s Award-Winning Sustainability Campaign Recognized Again by Global Community

January 2, 2024 Dairy Farmers of Canada

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC)’s award-winning marketing campaign to promote the sustainability efforts of dairy farmers has been further recognized by the global community. Today, “Net Zero by 2050 – We’re In” won Gold in the Best Marketing Campaign category of the World Beverage Innovation Awards at BrauBeviale in Nuremberg, Germany. The campaign was also shortlisted in the Best CSR/Sustainability Initiative category.

Dairy Farmers of Canada Honored at International Dairy Federation’s Dairy Innovation Awards

October 17, 2023 Dairy Farmers of Canada

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) was honoured at the International Dairy Federation (IDF) Dairy Innovation Awards, which were handed out as part of the World Dairy Summit in Chicago, Illinois.

David Wiens Elected as President of Dairy Farmers of Canada

July 13, 2023 Dairy Farmers of Canada

Dairy farmers have elected David Wiens to succeed Pierre Lampron as President of Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) at the organization’s annual general meeting earlier today in Winnipeg. Formerly the Vice-President of the board, Wiens farms in Grunthal, Manitoba, where he milks 230 cows and tends 1600 acres of cropland with his brother, Charles.

Government of Canada Announces Investment in Dairy Farmers of Canada to Support Sustainability

July 11, 2023 Government of Canada

The Government of Canada is announcing over $7.5 million to Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) to help support sustainable development in the dairy industry. This funding is provided through the AgriScience Program – Clusters Component, under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

Dairy Farmers of Canada Invest in New Acre Project to Help Achieve Dairy Net Zero by 2050

June 23, 2023 Dairy Farmers of Canada

As part of their commitment to achieve net zero from farm-level dairy production in Canada by 2050, Dairy Farmers of Canada have sponsored a one-year New Acre Project pilot to support farmers in building nature-based projects on marginal farmland. These projects, such as wetlands, grasslands and tree planting, will capture and store carbon, as well as deliver other benefits, like pollinator and wildlife habitat and flood and drought mitigation.