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April 25, 2017

The Dairy Farmers of Washington are proud to present the Dairy Community Scholarship for dairy cattle 4-H and FFA members in Washington State. This scholarship will recognize two Washington graduating seniors who exhibit excellence in academics, leadership, passion for the dairy community and community service. The Dairy Community Scholarship winner will receive $1,000. An additional $500 scholarship will be awarded to the runner-up.

April 12, 2017

What do you think of when you think of comfort food? Perhaps ooey, gooey, melty cheese sandwiched between two crispy golden brown pieces of fresh bread perhaps? We do too... along with most people in America! Grilled cheese sandwiches were voted the #1 comfort food in 2017 and for good reason!

April 7, 2017

Managing waste on dairies can be an expensive and daunting task for farmers who look to run profitable businesses while protecting the environment. That is why farmers are increasingly turning to technology to make this task more sustainable. Some technologies even make wastewater reusable.

April 7, 2017

Fuel Up to Play 60 Events- April

Interested in seeing what our Fuel Up to Play 60 program is all about? Mark your calendar for our Blitz assemblies coming to a school near you in April!

April 10- Chelan/Manson

Chelan- 11 am
Elementary school students and Middle School FUTP60 leader team
Lake Chelan Community gym
317 E Johnson
Chelan, WA

April 6, 2017

The Dairy Farmers of Washington organization is announcing a $250,000 investment in clean water.

Sedro-Woolley-based, Janicki Bioenergy, a technology developed to treat sewage in Africa by has been championed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. On his blog, Bill Gates says the technology “re-invents the sewage treatment plant.”  Stanwood dairy farmer, Jeremy Visser hopes that same type of technology, applied to dairy farming, will re-invent the way his farm cares for water.

April 6, 2017

Welcome to our blog series, Dairying: Through a Woman’s Eyes. This series will highlight women who are actively owning and operating dairy farms around our great state of Washington.

March 21, 2017

Take a moment to think where your food comes from – the very root of where it began!

In a generation focused on the fast-paced hustle and bustle that our culture seems to thrive on, many of us forget where the food on the very plate in front of us comes from.

In honor of National Agriculture Day I would like to take a moment to thank something we all get the privilege to be a part of – farming.

You might be thinking, “Well, I live in an apartment building in the middle of a city… I’m not a part of agriculture!”

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