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Polling of WIC Participants on Proposed Cuts to Dairy Benefits by Morning Consult (March 2024)

Polling of 815 WIC participants shows growing concern among participants for USDA’s proposal to cut milk and dairy benefits. Program participants say these cuts would make their shopping for milk and...

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2024 State of Women in Dairy Report

Download the report.Members can download the full report via the link below. IDFA’s first annual Sta...

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Morning Consult Polling: Parents Want Whole and 2% Milk Options Reinstated in School Meals

For 12 years, students in U.S. public schools have not been able to access the milk varieties that they...

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IDFA Member Sustainability Survey

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) in partnership with McKinsey and Company surveyed IDFA...

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Ice Cream & Frozen Novelty Trends Survey - June 2022

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has partnered once again with Research America, Inc. t...

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Modernizing U.S. Milk Pricing: An Exploration

Modernizing U.S. Milk Pricing: An Exploration, authored by Dr. Marin Bozic and Blimling and Associat...

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The Dairy Download: Banking on Dairy

Cows make milk. Milk makes money. But how do producers build the farms, facilities and herds needed....

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Flexible Automation

Flexibility allows for ever changing packaging designs which means more business. Companies are changin...

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The Dairy Download: Ports in the Storm: Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges

U.S. dairy exports outperformed in 2021 thus far. While that would have been remarkable in its own r...

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The Dairy Download: Prices Under Pressure: A Focus on Food Inflation Share Episode Stats Edit Episode

Whether they’re picking up produce at a grocery store or a burger at their favorite restaurant, Amer...

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The Dairy Download: The Year in Review with an All-Star Dairy Panel

From strong retail sales to higher prices, from healthy export interest to labor shortages, 2021 pre...

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Digitalization of Food Safety and Five KPIs to Reduce Risk

The modern age of information management has spread to almost every corner of the business world, and t...

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Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live - Season 2, Episode 3: Bob Huffman, president and CEO of First District Association

Dairy Innovator Dialogues LIVE Season 2 continued with a special session featuring Bob Huffman, pres...

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Sustainable Leaders in the Dairy Industry Panel

Hear a discussion on specific and measurable actions that the dairy industry can take for reducing CO2...

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Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live - Season 2, Episode 2: Blake Waltrip, Chief Executive of the USA Region for The a2 Milk Company

Dairy Innovator Dialogues LIVE returned for a special session with Blake Waltrip, chief executive of th...

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The Dairy Download: Solving the Logistics Puzzle

From finding enough truck drivers to sourcing ocean containers, overcoming logistics challenges is a...

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OSHA ETS on COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued the COVID-19 Emergency...

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