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Staff Columns
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Debate over co-op bloc voting in federal order reform emerges »
By Aaron Stauffacher, associate director of government affairs It is not too often dairy farmers have the opportunity to...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Application period now open for CFAP 2 »
Farmers can begin signing up this week for a second round of direct payments from the federal government under the Coronav...
Friday, September 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Signup begins Monday for second round of farm payments »
Starting on Monday, farmers can begin signing up for a second round of direct payments from the federal government to help...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coronavirus lingers with elections around the corner »
We are over halfway through 2020 and looking back, COVID-19 and the plethora of ensuing new acronyms, consumed the first h...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Letter From Leadership - August 2020 »
Greetings, I want to thank our members and those of you who attended our recent policy picnics, and to Shiloh Dair...
Wednesday, July 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Policy Picnics connect legislators, lobbyists, farmers »
By Mary Hookham for DBA and Edge Engaging farmers and others in the dairy community in the legislative process...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dairy Stream: Farmers turned lawmakers: Advice on raising agriculture's voice in government »
  Fewer lawmakers today have a farming background even though agriculture remains an all-important part of our com...
Friday, June 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19: Paycheck Protection Program rules relaxed »
From Aaron Stauffacher, associate director of government affairs Today, President Trump signed the Paycheck Protecti...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
What farmers need to know about CFAP »
  Supplemental instructions   assembled by the Dairy Business Association and Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperativ...
Friday, May 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19: Farmers, this should help when applying for payments »
As you likely know by now, farmers were able to begin applying this week for direct financial assistance from the federal...
Friday, May 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dairy Stream: FSA tips for filling out CFAP payment applications »
From Joanna Guza, marketing and digital communications manager As executive director of the Wisconsin Farm Service Ag...
Friday, May 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
In pandemic, federal government goes into overdrive and makes ag a priority »
The national health crisis caused by COVID-19 has created a whirlwind of actions by the federal government.   ...
Friday, May 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Letter From Leadership - June 2020 »
Greetings,   I hope the 2020 spring planting season has been good to you. Despite large rainf...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tom Vilsack sees big opportunities for dairy in emerging export markets »
Global markets have played an increasingly important role in the price our dairy farmers are paid for their milk. Dairy St...
Friday, May 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA farm assistance update »
From Tim Trotter, executive director Last week, the Agriculture Department announced that farmers can begin signing up...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dairy Stream: How COVID-19 has affected dairy research »
  The   Center for Dairy Research   at the University of Wisconsin, one of the nation’s premiere da...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA farm assistance signup begins May 26 »
From Tim Trotter, executive director  Starting next Tuesday, farmers can begin signing up for direct payments f...
Thursday, May 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get prepared for farm payment application »
If you are planning to apply for a direct payment from the Agriculture Department to make up for farm losses caused by the...
Friday, May 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insight from USDA's Greg Ibach on support for farmers during COVID-19 »
  COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on farmers and the food supply chain that keep our country fed. The U.S. Department o...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dairy Stream: Wisconsin dairy farm's diverse sustainability practices include genetics »
  Studies show that environmentally friendly products are important to American consumers when they shop, and one...
Monday, May 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disaster loan program opens for farmers »
From Aaron Stauffacher, associate director of government affairs Today, the Small Business Administration (SBA) announc...
Friday, April 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Breaking down USDA’s efforts for dairy during COVID-19 »
LATEST EPISODE | Breaking down USDA’s efforts for dairy during COVID-19 Dairy farmers are reeling from the devasta...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to listen to a podcast »
From Joanna Guza, marketing and digital communications manager Contact: jguza@voiceofmilk.com From your phone:...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Paycheck Protection Program »
Your farm may be eligible for a new short-term federal loan program. The CARES Act, passed last week, authorized $34...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health emergency demands attention of Congress »
On so many different levels, COVID-19 has disrupted our lives . C oncern for our families and worker...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Letter From Leadership - April 2020 »
Greetings,      As I write this column, Edge is helping our members and the broader dair...
Monday, March 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Manure, milk disposal guidance for dairy farms »
Edge is working closely with our dairy community partners and government agencies to help our members manage the effects o...
Friday, March 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Edge offers two $1,000 scholarships »
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative is looking to award two $1,000 college scholarships to children of its members. Applica...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building on 2019 momentum in 2020 »
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Time has come for agriculture labor reform »
This column originally appeared on The Hill website . By Tim Trotter for The Hill The economy is humming and...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opportunity: Member Services Representative »
Full Time: 40 hours/week (on average) Location based anywhere in Wisconsin as long as individual is willing to trave...
Thursday, December 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inclement weather and managing risk »
By Nicole Barlass, director of member relations Last year, throughout the winter months and into spring, Edge members...
Thursday, December 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is ag workforce reform possible? »
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Thursday, October 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
USMCA: It's time to get it done for farmers »
By Tim Trotter Edge executive director This column originally appeared on The Hill website. On their farms,...
Tuesday, October 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘We count on Edge’ Farmers feel support as cooperative fights for them in D.C. »
By Mary Hookham, for Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative When times are turbulent, like they are today for dairy far...

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