The Evolving Perspectives and Strategies of Dairy Executives

The mood of US dairy executives has deteriorated, as flat growth, trade tensions, and changing consumer tastes have dampened prospects for the coming years. With regions beyond the United States experiencing growing demand, rising numbers of US dairy companies have begun to pursue exports in the past several years.

USDA Announces $ 1.5M in Grants Available to Support the Dairy Industry

April 17, 2019 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $ 1.5 million in competitive grant funding is available for the Dairy Business Innovation (DBI) Initiatives. DBI is authorized through the 2018 Farm Bill. This program supports USDA’s efforts to reduce risk and develop higher-value uses for dairy products, diversify farmer income through processing and marketing innovation, and encourage the use of regional milk production.