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Today, more than 1,500 DFA members, employees and industry guests are in Kansas City, Mo. for the 2016 Annual Meeting, taking place from March 21-23.

This year’s annual meeting theme, Dairy Reimagined, couldn’t be more appropriate for this time in our industry. We are continually seeking to challenge ourselves and the status quo by reimagining how we do business to compete in a new global landscape and to serve an ever-changing consumer. This week will be a time for us to learn, share...

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Dairy Farmers of America employees have a reputation for being dedicated. Each year, the Cooperative recognizes employees who go above and beyond with the Be More Awards. Employees throughout DFA have an opportunity to nominate co-workers for a Be More Award, which honors employees who excel in the Cooperative’s core values of integrity, accountability, passion, quality, innovation and community.

Learn more about this year’s winners who were recently recognized in front of their peers...

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In celebration of June Dairy Month, DFA locations across the country have again come together to live our core value of community.

Many DFA members and employees have already participated in fundraising efforts, volunteer events and other activities to promote the industry and help provide nutritious dairy and food products to families in need.

To kick off the festivities, employees at DFA’s Kansas City, Mo., headquarters celebrated June 1 with lunch from the Taco Republic...

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Milk quality has been improving nationwide, and four members who were recently recognized with silver National Dairy Quality Awards (NDQA) prove that DFA producers are among the best of the best.

Jeff Orr and Paige Mier from Prescott, Mich., Erik and Kathy Peterson from Filer, Idaho, Dan and Sandra Stuart from Lowell, Mich., and Marco Verhaar from Bad Axe, Mich., were nominated by their respective field representatives to enter a pool of 170 applications for the 2014 NDQA.

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