Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative Awards $10,000 in Secondary Education Scholarships

Each student is a dependent of an Edge member and has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership and participation in school and community activities, academic honors, goals and aspirations, recommendations and work experience.

New School Meals Program Recognizes Importance of Dairy Products

Included in the updates was the continuation of allowing schools to offer flavored and unflavored milk to students. The new guidelines recognize the important role milk plays in providing the essential nutrients students need, such as calcium, vitamin D and potassium. The update did include a new limit on the amount of added sugar allowed in the milk, a requirement school milk processors have committed to meeting the limit on added sugar.

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative celebrates support to expand school milk optionsWhole Milk for Healthy Kids Act – a win for nutrition and dairy

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, the third largest dairy cooperative in the country based on milk volume, applauded the passage of the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act (H.R. 1147) through the House, with strong bipartisan support in a 330-99 vote.

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative Disappointed by USMCA Panel Ruling

November 28, 2023 Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, one of the largest dairy co-ops in the country, today expressed disappointment in the ruling by a dispute settlement panel established under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. U.S. trade officials contend Canada is unfairly limiting export opportunities for America’s dairy farmers and processors.

Edge Hosts Workshop on Meaningful Milk Pricing Reform

November 10, 2023 Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, the third largest dairy cooperative in the country based on milk volume, hosted a workshop on meaningful milk pricing reform in northwest Iowa this week. The session aimed to shed light on the cooperative’s efforts to reform the U.S. milk pricing system through the Federal Milk Marketing Order hearing process and legislatively through the farm bill. American Foods Group sponsored the event.