News Releases

February 11, 2011

Dodd-Frank Act Could Limit Cooperatives' Ability to Offer Risk Management Tools

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The ability to manage against risk has become increasingly important for dairy farmers in the face of persisting low milk prices and rising input costs. However, certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act may impact cooperatives...

February 8, 2011

Dairy Farmer Leaders Convene for DFA Conference

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Despite blustery winter weather, approximately 200 dairy farmers and industry leaders gathered last week for the Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) 2011 Mideast Area Leadership Conference in Fairlawn, Ohio.

In Fairlawn,...

February 4, 2011

Revitalization Conference Focuses on Southeast Dairy Industry

The Southeast Dairy Revitalization Conference, hosted by Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA), will explore changes in the region’s dairy industry and how producers can seize opportunities to grow, partner and prosper. Approximately 200 producers...

January 19, 2011

Northeast Dairy Farmers Attack Settlement Proposal

DFA, DMS Join Local Farmers in Filing Objection to Dean Foods Settlement

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dairy farmers who say attorneys representing them are not looking out for their best interests have filed opposition to the proposed settlement submitted in the class action antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in...