Cabot Named Best Cheddar and Garners 15 Awards at National Cheese Competition

January 5, 2022 Vermont Business Magazine 

Agri-Mark’s Cabot Extra Sharp Vermont Cheddar earned the Chairman’s Award and the title of Best Cheddar at the National Milk Producers Federation’s (NMPF) Annual Cheese Contest held last month in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Co-operative earned an additional 13 awards, sweeping the Extra Sharp Cheddar, Sharp Cheddar, and the Natural Cheese Snack categories.

Prairie Farms Continues Winning Tradition at Prestigious National Cheese Contest

November 19, 2021 Prairie Farms

The results are in from one of the most prestigious cheese competitions for North America, and Prairie Farms proved it continues to bring some serious cheese game. A total of 13 ribbons were awarded to multiple plants within the cooperative, including two 1st place, five 2nd place, and six 3rd place wins at the 2021 National Milk Producers Federation Cheese Competition. 

U.S. Dairy Applauds Congressional Dairy Champion Letter Urging USDA to Make Low-fat, Flavored Milk School Flexibilities Permanent

A bipartisan group of more than 50 members of the U.S. House of Representatives today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack urging USDA to address the underconsumption of dairy foods among American school-aged children, specifically by making permanent a current flexibility that allows schools to offer low-fat flavored milk—a nutrient dense option for improving the quality of children’s diets.

U.S. Dairy Applauds USDA Work to Implement New Dairy Donation Program

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) today issued the following statements applauding USDA’s work.

Dairy Farmers Ask NMPF & IDFA to Collaborate to Fix Milk Pricing Debacle

April 13, 2021 American Dairy Coalition

More than 400 dairy farmers have recently signed on to a letter asking the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) for collaboration.