Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative

Ag groups hope Mexico NAFTA deal sets tone for more trade

· August 28, 2018

The Trump Administration’s renegotiation of NAFTA with Mexico is getting cheers from the agricultural industry as well as optimism for more trade deals to come. The American Soybean Association said the renewal of the North American Free Trade Agreement is looking more promising after President Trump announced  that the U.S. and Mexico have reached an […]

Dairy farmers applaud Senate stopping dairy label amendment

· August 3, 2018

Midwest dairy farmers applauded the U.S. Senate’s defeat this week of an attempt to protect non-dairy food products that use a dairy label. “This is a victory for Edge and other groups that have been fighting for clarity on the labeling of milk and various plant-based products,” said Brody Stapel, president of Edge Dairy Farmer […]

Dairy farmers urge FDA to include dairy in ‘healthy’ foods label

· July 27, 2018

As the FDA considers a new “healthy” foods label, dairy foods and drinks should be an integral part of the new federal effort, says Edge Dairy Farmers Cooperative. The Nutrition Innovation Strategy should address the mislabeling of nondairy products, allow product innovation in dairy foods and include dairy if the agency pursues a new designation […]

Well-known Wisconsin dairyman dies in Indiana plane crash

· February 23, 2018

A prominent member of the Wisconsin dairy industry was killed Thursday night in a plane crash in Carroll County, Indiana. The plane was bound for Green Bay. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has confirmed that John Pagel and his son-in-law Steve Witcpalek were among the victims who were on the plane that crashed near Rossville. On Thursday […]

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