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Latest Dairy Promotion Program Stories

2013-01-03 20:21:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, paying tribute to Pennsylvania's diverse agriculture industry. The sculpture, sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program, features PA Preferred®, the official brand of agriculture products grown or made in Pennsylvania. It depicts several of the state's top commodities including milk and...

2012-07-05 14:23:10

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jerry Slominski, senior vice president for legislative and economic affairs at the International Dairy Foods Association, issued the following statement on the House Agriculture Committee Chairman's mark of the 2012 Farm Bill. The bill includes a dairy market stabilization program, first introduced in H.R. 3062, the Dairy Security Act, by Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN), which will raise consumer prices, hurt exports, cost thousands of new jobs...

2012-04-26 14:22:43

Remains Hopeful That Program Will Be Removed Through Action on the Senate Floor WASHINGTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jerry Slominski, senior vice president for legislative and economic affairs at the International Dairy Foods Association, issued the following statement on the Senate Agriculture Committee's vote to approve the 2012 Farm Bill and move it to the Senate floor. The bill includes a dairy market stabilization program, first introduced in H.R. 3062, the...

2011-01-06 08:30:00

Sculpture Showcases Dairy Industry's Partnership with NFL HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today as the centerpiece of the 95th Pennsylvania Farm Show, which will open Saturday, Jan. 8. The design depicts a dairy farmer providing milk to children playing on a jungle gym and tossing a ball with a football player. "The butter sculpture is a fun way to gear up for the Pennsylvania Farm Show while...

2010-11-14 10:32:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Times and numerous media outlets this past week have inaccurately reported on the nation's farmer-funded dairy promotion program. Much of the reporting is fundamentally wrong. Contrary to the myth that has been perpetuated, Dairy Management Inc. was not created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), nor is it an agency of USDA. It is a private, non-profit corporation created -- and run -- by America's dairy farmers who...

2010-03-19 09:19:00

Action Would Bolster Dairy Industry in PA, Other Northeast States HARRISBURG, Pa., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding is seeking further support from USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to help Pennsylvania dairy producers recover from sustained record low milk prices. Redding joined the state agriculture leaders of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont in a letter to...

2010-01-07 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter that pays tribute to dairy farm families was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, which will open Jan. 9. The sculpture depicts a dairy cow, as well as a dairy farmer pouring a glass of milk at the breakfast table with his family members. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and the Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program, the sculpture was crafted from butter donated by...