BOISE — During this year’s Girls Scout Cookie Sale, the Girl Scouts of Silver Sage are again teaming up with Dairy West to donate to the Idaho Foodbank to help those in need.

TWIN FALLS — Idaho dairy farmers are pioneering a new program to educate and train employees on workplace safety and awareness on the job.

MERIDIAN — The United Dairy Industry Association's board of directors elected John Brubaker, owner of Knott Run Dairy in Buhl, treasurer at the national dairy industry's recent annual meeting in Phoenix.

MERIDIAN — Dairy farmers and industry leaders who have had a significant impact on the dairy industry were honored at Dairy West’s recent annual meeting in Boise.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (USDA) — More than 21,400 dairy producers opted for coverage through the Margin Protection Program for Dairy in 2018, up by more than 2,000 producers from the previous year.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin agriculture organizations are applauding President Donald Trump’s signing of a revised North American trade pact with the leaders of Canada and Mexico, but agricultural industry members said they don’t expect it to have an impact on prices.

CALDWELL — The Community Council of Idaho’s newly formed immigration legal services program, Familias Unidas, recently received backing from the Idaho Dairymen’s Association with a financial award to assist with services for migrant families.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — High production costs and falling commodity prices over the past four years are forcing more and more dairy farmers out of business in Iowa and other dairy states, according to agribusiness experts and farm groups.

MOSCOW — A University of Idaho study plans a new approach to mastitis, a major human and animal disease problem that causes discomfort for breastfeeding mothers and damages dairy industry productivity.

LOGAN, Utah — For the second time, the Caine Dairy Teaching and Research Center was ranked the No. 1 college dairy herd in the nation by Holstein World magazine.

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MOSCOW — A University of Idaho study plans a new approach to mastitis, a major human and animal disease problem that causes discomfort for breastfeeding mothers and damages dairy industry productivity.

LOGAN, Utah — For the second time, the Caine Dairy Teaching and Research Center was ranked the No. 1 college dairy herd in the nation by Holstein World magazine.

STERLING — A “horsewoman who’s retired to goats” is how Lynn Morrison describes herself in pondering how she came to have a life dominated by making cheese from the four-legged milk machines.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. —Two Klamath Falls brothers are adding to the local brewing landscape after spending the last several months refurbishing a century-old milk parlor to start Skyline Brewing Co.

FAIRFIELD, Iowa — Small family operated dairy farms with cows freely grazing on verdant pastures are going out business as large confined animal operations with thousands of animals lined up in assembly-line fashion are expanding into the organic market.

SUN VALLEY — The Idaho Milk Processors Association has awarded scholarships to seven U.S. college students studying food or dairy science for 2018.

BROOKLYN, Iowa — For years, the young man from Mexico presented himself as a legal U.S. resident and reliable worker at a family dairy farm in small town Iowa, his employer said.

SUN VALLEY — A team of food science students from Brigham Young University won the 2018 Idaho Milk Processors Association new product competition Saturday.