“Share the Pain” campaign because of COVID-19

To: Board of Directors, Dairy Farmers of America From: Gary Genske, Shawnee Dairy, LLC, producer/member I have received several items of correspondence from DFA recently discussing the imbalance between milk production and milk consumption as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic (and nothing regarding the trade imbalance) and for the immediate need for 10% production …

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AT A CROSSROADS

Most remaining U.S. dairy farmers are at a crossroads. To blindly continue taking direction from THEIR existing co-op management and strive to make the maximum quantity of milk possible and continue receiving a milk price less than the cost to make the milk, OR see what actually really is and what should be done. Truth …

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THIS MARK MATTERS – DFA

“This mark matters – DFA”, so says the DFA management slogan. IT CERTAINLY DOES MATTER! The management of DFA continuous to destroy U.S. family dairy farms, our safe and secure national milk producing infrastructure and rural communities in it’s pursuit of the maximum quantity of the cheapest milk possible. DFA is the largest U.S. dairy …

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USDEC GOAL

The goal of USDEC is to increase the volume of U.S. dairy exports from equivalent of 15% of U.S. milk solids to 20%. Because dairy farmers are not paid a profitable price for the milk used in the exported products, this USDEC goal is to increase the dumping of unprofitable U.S. made milk onto the …

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