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Improving Dairy Animal Welfare Through Genetically Dehorning Cows

While dehorning dairy cattle is performed for their own health and safety, it can be a painful and cumbersome process for both the animal and the dairy producer.   This practice could be a thing of the past though as researchers have been able to successful isolate and modify this gene to breed hornless cattle.  Watch this brief interview with …

Replacing Corn with Drought Tolerant Sorghum Forages

As drought conditions persist in California, dairy feed growers are taking more interest in replacing some of their corn fields with more drought-tolerant sorghum forages — however, sorghum has it’s own ideal growing condition growers should understand.  Watch this interview with Jeff Dahlberg, former Directer of the Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center, as he explains.  Read more about it …

California Growers Finding Alfalfa Weevil Difficult to Control with Insecticide Resistance

The ongoing drought is putting more than enough pressure on our dairy feed producers as it is in California; however, alfalfa weevil also continues to wage war over the state’s alfalfa crop as insecticide resistance for this pest continues to build. Watch this brief interview with Ian Grettenberger from the UC Cooperative Extension as he explains the situation.  Read more …

Adjusting Your Alfalfa Cutting Schedule for Maximum Quality & Yield

California dairy producers want top quality hay for their cows, but they also want to maximize yields in their alfalfa fields.  Watch this interview with Dan Putnam from the UC Cooperative Extension as he shares that the key to finding a happy balance between quality and quantity is in determining the best cutting schedule.  Read more about it in California …

Chef Finalists For Inaugural Cal-Mex Real California Milk Foodservice Competition

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) today announced six chef finalists for the Cal-Mex Invitational, a new foodservice competition that celebrates the fusion of California and Mexican cuisines and spotlights recipes featuring California cheese and dairy products. The six finalists will compete in a head-to-head cook-off event at the Culinary Institute of America at Copia in Napa, California on August …

Pacific Coast Coalition Announces August 30th Application Deadline for Dairy Innovation Grants Up to $50,000

The California Dairy Innovation Center (CDIC), the dairy innovation partner to the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB), has announced the availability of first round of grants through Pacific Coast Coalition’s Dairy Business Innovation Initiative (DBII). Producers and processors can apply through August 30th for a maximum of $50,000 per application for initiatives supporting dairy businesses in the development, production, marketing, …

Compost Field Meeting, July 28

UC Cooperative Extension and UC Davis will host a Healthy Soils Program field meeting on compost on Thursday, July 28th from 10:00am to 11:30am. The meeting will take place off of S. Landi Road, on Roberts Island in the Delta. Presentation topics include how to acquire compost, different types of compost, how compost can improve soil health and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, and …

CA Milk Advisory Board Announces 2022 Executive Committee Officers

The California Milk Advisory Board is pleased to announce members of the 2022 California Milk Advisory Board’s Executive Committee.  Newly elected 2022 officers include (see photo from top row, left to right): Member-at-Large Arlene Vander Eyk of Tulare, Secretary John VanderPoel of Wasco, Treasurer Andre Brazil of Visalia, Member-at-Large, Maureen Lemos of Waterford, Vice Chairman Renae De Jager of Chowchilla, …

Cal-Mex Invitational Foodservice Competition To Showcase Real California Cheese & Dairy

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced a new culinary competition for foodservice that celebrates the fusion of California and Mexican cuisines, the Cal-Mex Invitational. The Cal-Mex Invitational captures the culinary trends of global flavors and ethnic fare, trends California – as the leading producer of Hispanic-style cheese and dairy products in the United States – is well positioned to …

CA Dairy Farmers Speak Out on Sustainability, Trade and Farm Bill in Listening Session

Dairy producers from National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) member cooperatives urged Congress to create greater opportunities for enhanced environmental stewardship, promote exports and craft farm bill programs that aid dairy farmers of all sizes in all regions in a listening session held yesterday at California State University, Fresno by Rep. Jim Costa, D-CA. Melvin Medeiros, a Dairy Farmers of America …

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