Nearly 400 dairy farms went out of business in Wisconsin last year.
In letter, groups call the pledge ‘major step backwards’.
Amid a rash of dairy farm closures, federal agriculture officials are teaming with their New Hampshire counterparts to hear from farmers about the challenges they face as they contend with a long-running drought and low milk prices.
It's been more than a year of sustained low milk prices. For small farms like Sugar Hill Dairy, a first-generation operation started 15 years ago in Kersey, Colo., that means difficult choices.
New York's organic farming has grown over the past several years, led by milk sales, with agricultural land federally certified organic expanding to 934 operating farms last year, according to the state comptroller's office.
Keeping livestock healthy linked to rise of human infection.
In the wake of another recall of its ice cream products, Blue Bell has stood firm in its belief that a "robust" testing program it implemented following last year's listeria contamination is helping the company create safe treats.
Dean introduced DairyPure to rival organic and plant-based milk.
A New Jersey man has been charged with stealing more than $160,000 worth of Jamaican cheese.
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USDA is announcing it will buy another round of cheese inventories to help with the glut of product and lower dairy prices.
The North Dakota Farmers Union on Wednesday asked a federal judge for permission to enter the legal battle over the constitutionality of the state's Depression-era anti-corporate farming law.
A New Hampshire board that oversees a never-before-funded emergency fund for dairy farmers has recommended that the Legislature approve up to $3.6 million for them for drought assistance.
A former executive will spend three years on probation and pay a $5,000 fine because two Pennsylvania cheese businesses her family controlled sold grated Swiss and mozzarella cheeses that were mislabeled and fraudulently represented as Parmesan and Romano cheese instead.
An executive and two Pennsylvania cheese businesses her family controlled are set for sentencing for selling grated Swiss and mozzarella cheeses as parmesan and romano and adding more wood pulp to the products than the law allows.
A New Hampshire board that oversees a never-before-funded emergency fund for dairy farmers is working on a plan to get aid to them by December as they struggle with low milk prices and drought conditions.
Blue Bell Creameries is recalling all of its ice cream products that contain cookie dough from an Iowa-based supplier.
The typical dairy cow in North America completes an average of just two lactations, according to University of Georgia researcher David Hurley.