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In recognition of exceptional performance and innovation, Dairy Farmers of America’s (DFA) Fallon, Nev., facility recently received the Homestead Award for the Best Agriculture Initiative from the Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA). The award is part of NNDA’s annual Pioneer Awards celebrating excellence in the Sierra Region of Nevada.

“We are honored to receive this award and appreciate the support of the communities surrounding the facility,” said Wesley Clark, plant...

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This week, Dairy Farmers of America’s (DFA) Turlock, Calif., plant’s provolone cheese claimed the highest award, the Chairman’s Plaque, at the 2014 National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) Championship Cheese Contest in Grapevine, Texas. DFA earned recognition in seven categories at the national contest which takes place in conjunction with NMPF’s joint annual meeting with National Dairy Promotion and Research Board and United Dairy Industry Association.

Cooperatives from across the...

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Dairy Farmers of America’s (DFA) facility in Middlebury Center, Pa., earned a Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA) grant for energy-saving upgrades. The $75,000 grant will support the cost for increasing the energy efficiency of the facility’s boiler, which produces process steam. The installation of the boiler’s new burner and heat exchanger will result in reduced fuel consumption, lower energy costs and improved sustainability.

The improved efficiency of the new burner...

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The Tom Camerlo Exporter of the Year award was presented to Dairy Farmers of America during a board meeting of the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) in Chicago on October 16.

Board Chairman Randy Mooney and Executive Vice President Mark Korsmeyer accepted the award from Jim Carper, editor of Dairy Foods. The magazine sponsors the award named after the late Tom Camerlo, who served as chairman of USDEC and DFA.

DFA was recognized in the following areas:

  • Longtime...
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