The 2016 policies were approved at the Annual meeting on January 8th. Several policies were updated and the labor policies were rewritten. The policy books were mailed to all state legislatures. Please review and contact Sue Ann Claudon with any questions. Continue reading
Mark your calendar for the 2016 Iowa State Dairy Association Annual Meeting. Gary Sipiorski, Dairy Development Manager with Vita Plus and Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey will be our guest speakers. Also on the agenda is a business session, policy proposals, and election of board members. Watch for additional information by mail and email and your chance to RSVP. Continue reading
You are invited to help draft policy for Iowa State Dairy Association (ISDA). This year we are holding four regional Policy Drafting Meetings in an effort to reach more members. Continue reading
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that the deadline to sign up for the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) will be extended to Friday, November 20th. Secretary Vilsack acknowledged that fall is a busy time of the year and that the additional seven weeks will give dairy farmers time to make the decision to use the MMP in 2016.