News Releases

May 1, 2007

DFA family heeds the call for help following hurricane

Dairy Farmers of America

The fleeting beam of the flashlight accentuated the weariness on his face. It was 10:30 p.m. and as the engine came to a halt, the darkness rushed to fill the night as instantly as the silence filled the air. The dairy farmer’s tractor and...

April 27, 2007

DFA Member Named Chairman of Farmer’s Health Cooperative of Wisconsin

Kansas City, Mo. - Jeff Bennesch, a Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) member from Colfax, Wisconsin, was recently elected chairman of the board for the Farmers’ Health Cooperative of Wisconsin (FHCW).

FHCW is an innovative new health...

April 13, 2007

Iowa dairy farmer testifies to U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the effect of the biofuel revolution on dairy operation costs

Washington, D.C. - Dairy farmer Rob Wonderlich of Ollie, Iowa, testified recently before the U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry. Wonderlich’s testimony focused on the biofuel revolution and how it has increased the...

April 11, 2007

Dairy Farmers of America to idle Lovington, N.M., cheese plant

Kansas City, Mo. - Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) announced that effective today, operations at its Lovington, N.M. Cheese Plant, will be idled. The plant has been jointly owned and operated by DFA and the Greater Southwest Agency.