The Dairy Farmers of Washington (DFW) and the entire Washington dairy community are outraged and heartsick by the alleged animal cruelty case at a Whatcom-area dairy farm. The Dairy Farmers of Washington support the actions taken by the Whatcom County Human Society and the ongoing investigation by law enforcement.
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.
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!
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.
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
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.