Beyond The Farm

learn about Dairy Farmers of Washington community involvement beyond the farm

Washington’s dairy farm families uphold a long tradition of service to their communities. They’re key ingredients in enriching community life in our state.

Economic Impact

Dairy is the second largest agricultural commodity produced in Washington and an important contributor to the state’s economy. more...

Environmental Sustainability

People have been herding cows as a food source for 10,000 years, which adds increased dimension to the notion of sustainability. more...

Dairy in Our Community

Activities The Dairy Farmers of Washington currently sponsor. more...

History of Dairy in Washington State

Washington’s dairy farming tradition began in Walla Walla in 1836, when Dr. Marcus Whitman brought 16 Durham cows to serve the mission he established there. more...