During National Dairy Month this June, take a moment to appreciate some of Virginia’s most delicious and nutritious commodities, and the farmers who provide them.
Milk is chock-full of necessary vitamins, and having plenty of milk options available during school meals helps ensure students receive essential nutrients.
The enrollment period for the 2022 Dairy Margin Coverage program has opened, and dairy farmers who wish to participate have until Feb. 18 to submit applications.
When the going gets tough, familiar comforts beckon from the fridge, according to new U.S. Department of Agriculture data showing an increase of per-capita dairy consumption over the past year.
More than $2 billion in federal aid has been committed to U.S. dairies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and an additional $400 million now is available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Dairy Donation Program.