News by topic: Dairy

Cooperative Network testifies on buffer law in joint Senate committee hearing Cooperative Network recently testified at a joint committee hearing on Minnesota’s buffer law. Members of the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Finance Committee, chaired by Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen (R – Alexandria) and the Agriculture, Rural Development and Housing Finance...

Recently, Hoard's Dairyman featured Cooperative Network's comments on how the Trump presidency will potentially impact the dairy industry.  Check out these links to read Part 1 and Part 2 of the feature in Hoard's Dairyman. 

“Cooperative Network strongly supports efforts to protect the integrity of dairy products by requiring national enforcement of the sensible labeling requirements we already have on the books.  When misbranded items are corrected, we believe consumers will choose real dairy products over imitations, which will benefit Wisconsin’s vital $43 billion dollar...

Cooperative Network Director of Government Relations David Ward and other dairy industry leaders participated in a dairy roundtable hosted by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack on Oct. 11 in Westby, Wisconsin. Vilsack traveled to Westby to discuss dairy industry needs in the areas of trade, safety net programs like the Margin...

David Cramer, United Cooperative president and CEO; Tim Harrington, Premier Cooperative chairman; and Judy Ziewacz, National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA CLUSA) president and CEO, will receive Cooperative Network's 2016 Cooperative Builder Award. The annual distinction honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions at the local, state, and/or national level to...

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