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 2009 Thoughts of starting a cooperative begin in order to create a federal voice due to discontent with current bargaining cooperative and their policies.
 2010 April – Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative becomes qualified by the USDA as a verification (bargaining) cooperative. Charged $0.015/cwt for membership which was lowest at the time. All other cooperatives eventually followed suit and lowered costs, saving all dairy farmers over a million dollars a year. Board of directors is created.
  December – First fiscal year ends with 27 members (~25,000 cows).
 2011 March – Board of directors visits Washington, D.C., for first time to discuss Federal Order reform, global markets, supply management, immigration reform, corn-based ethanol, EPA overreach, agricultural competition, and access to affordable credit.
  April – First full year ends with 83 members (~50,000 cows).

September – Board issues policy statement on supply control:
The Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative opposes all forms of government milk supply control and changes to the government’s current milk pricing system which makes the existing Federal Order system even more disruptive to dairy markets. Instead; DBMMC encourages strong risk management tools which will protect dairy producers during catastrophic times; but also provides fiscal responsibility.

November – Board votes to maintain opposition to supply control mechanisms including those in the Dairy Security Act.

December – Second fiscal year ends with 134 members (~92,000 cows, 1.35 billion lbs. of milk).

December – Third fiscal year ends with 282 members (~173,000 cows, 3.31 billion lbs. of milk).
 2013 February – First involvement with a Federal Order vote. The co-op chooses not to bloc vote (common with other cooperatives) and allowed each member an individual vote.

March – The co-op expands into Federal Order #32

June – The co-op’s fight against supply management is victorious with the passage of the Goodlatte-Scott Amendment (Dairy Freedom Act) with the House of Representatives voting 291-135.

December – Fourth fiscal year ends with 437 members (~240,000 cows, 5.22 billion lbs. of milk).

 2014 May – A scholarship program for members and their children is introduced. Brad Zander, Barneveld, Wis., and Lauren (Berdan) Zellner, Auburndale, Wis., are the first recipients.
December – The co-op becomes an affiliate of U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance. Fifth fiscal year ends with 527 members (~260,000 cows, 6.37 billion lbs. of milk).
 2015 January – New logo and a five-year crest is unveiled at the first Dairy Strong conference in Madison, Wis.

April – DBMMC celebrates five years.

May – The co-op expands into Federal Order #33, providing a presence in three Federal Orders.

December – Sixth fiscal year ends with 663 members (~330,000 cows, 7.82 billion lbs. of milk).

 2016 February – The co-op becomes a member of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) for a stronger presence in Washington, D.C.
  March – The co-op becomes a member of Field to Market for a stronger presence across the entire agriculture supply chain. Field to Market is working to meet the challenge of producing enough food, fiber and fuel for a rapidly growing population while conserving natural resources and improving the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

December – Seventh fiscal year ends with 797 members (~360,000 cows, 9.59 billion lbs. of milk).
 2017  January – The co-op becomes a member of the Animal Agriculture Alliance (AAA), a nonprofit organization that helps bridge the communication gap between farm and fork.
  March – DBMMC expands lobbying presence in Washington, D.C. with the hiring of Michael Torrey Associates.

November – DBMMC announces name change to Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative to represent the growth and evolution of the cooperative.

December – Eighth fiscal year ends with 756 members (~364,000 cows, 10.15 billion lbs. of milk).
 2018 October – Edge reaches No. 4 on the Hoard’s Dairyman Top 50 Co-ops list. Members produced 10.14 billion pounds of milk in 2017
  December – Ninth fiscal year ends with 800 members (~405,042 cows, 10.57 billion lbs. of milk).

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