News Releases

February 7, 2014

Statement: Farm Bill Signed by President

“After five years of working toward a Farm Bill, we are thankful to have a new bill, which replaces outdated dairy programs with an important risk management tool that will help the nation’s dairy farm families maintain financial stability....

February 5, 2014

Dairylea Members Approve Merger with DFA

Transaction Combines Two Cooperatives with Longstanding Relationship

During a special meeting today in Syracuse, N.Y., members of Dairylea Cooperative Inc. approved the proposed merger with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA).

The merger will become official on April 1, and combines Dairylea’s Northeast-based 1,...

January 31, 2014

Oakhurst Acquired by a Farmer Owned Cooperative

Company to Remain in Maine and Operate Independently

Dairy Farmers of America

It was announced today that Oakhurst was acquired by Dairy Farmers of America, a national dairy farmer-owned cooperative. Oakhurst will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Dairy Farmers of America and will continue to operate independently.  The...

January 28, 2014

Statement: Farm Bill Moves Forward With Compromise on Dairy Policy

“We would like to thank our dairy farmer owners, supporters in Congress, the National Milk Producers Federation and other industry leaders for tirelessly...