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INTIMIDATION

Many tactics have been used by co-op management to intimidate co-op dairy farmer owner members into silence and/or acceptance of co-op management’s policies generating unprofitable milk prices and financial destruction for most dairy farmer co-op members. If you fear YOUR co-op management using improper intimidation to infringe on your freedoms of opinion and expression about … Read more

YOU GAVE IT — NOW TAKE IT BACK

Co-op dairy farmers gave their co-op management the power to take their milk or not, pay for their milk or not — all with the hope of survival. For decades, co-op dairy farmers have witnessed their hopes of survival dashed by their co-op management’s mis-use of the power given to them. For decades, co-op dairy … Read more

2020 milk prices: Silence equals consent

For far too long, dairy farmers have remained silent. The 2020 milk prices paid to dairy farmers are the lowest in decades. While coronavirus market interruptions will be blamed by our co-op leadership for these low prices, our co-ops have still not adopted simple, elementary marketing rules that match milk supply with profitable milk demand … Read more

DAIRY FARMERS UNCANCELLED

“Cancel culture” is a modern form of ostracism in which someone is thrust out of social or professional circles. Those who are subject to this ostracism are said to have been “cancelled”. DAIRY FARMER: For decades, you have been “cancelled” from YOUR dairy farmer member owned co-op by YOUR hired co-op management. YOUR existing hired … Read more

A FATAL DANGER

“Anyone who speaks the truth and walks with hope is an obvious and fatal danger to the powers that be.” Amanda Gorman, National Youth Poet Laureate. DAIRY FARMER: Tired of YOUR co-op management “powers that be” and YOUR financial destruction with unprofitable milk prices? Join and implement the co-op management policies of NDPO and speak … Read more

MILK AND FIREWOOD

Milk and firewood — both have the kinetic energy to do good or not. A proper supply of firewood can be fuel for a comfortable, even life saving warmth. Too much firewood can burn the house down. A proper supply of milk can fuel financial benefit for dairy farmers. Too much milk can financially drown … Read more